The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 526 497 564
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +67
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 56 48 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.099% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 14
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£475 £363 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £190 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £565 £718
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £563
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -37.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Vulnerability Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the England region.

Vulnerability Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 35 £475 -5.00% 13
South East -2 12 £488 +39.28% 8
North West -8 6 £475 +69.64% 4
South West -34 1 - -
East of England - 1 £310 -
West Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Vulnerability Management.

1 87 (53.37%) Information Security
2 78 (47.85%) Firewall
3 74 (45.40%) CISSP
4 67 (41.10%) Windows
5 47 (28.83%) UNIX
6 45 (27.61%) Management Information System
6 45 (27.61%) Finance
7 43 (26.38%) Penetration Testing
8 40 (24.54%) ITIL
9 37 (22.70%) Linux
10 31 (19.02%) TCP/IP
10 31 (19.02%) Cisco
11 28 (17.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (17.18%) Qualys
11 28 (17.18%) Network Security
12 27 (16.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 27 (16.56%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (15.34%) Risk Management
14 23 (14.11%) Security Management
14 23 (14.11%) Active Directory
14 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
14 23 (14.11%) SIEM
15 22 (13.50%) McAfee
16 21 (12.88%) SQL
17 19 (11.66%) CISM
17 19 (11.66%) Incident Management
18 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (10.43%) Banking
19 17 (10.43%) Kalman Filter
20 16 (9.82%) Websense

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Vulnerability Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.98%) IIS
2 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) MS Office
2 11 (6.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (47.85%) Firewall
2 31 (19.02%) TCP/IP
3 28 (17.18%) Network Security
4 27 (16.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (9.20%) SAN
6 14 (8.59%) Internet
7 13 (7.98%) Wireless
8 11 (6.75%) LDAP
8 11 (6.75%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (6.75%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (6.13%) VPN
9 10 (6.13%) DNS
10 9 (5.52%) DHCP
11 5 (3.07%) WAN
11 5 (3.07%) LAN
12 2 (1.23%) VoIP
12 2 (1.23%) IPsec
12 2 (1.23%) OSPF
12 2 (1.23%) BGP
12 2 (1.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.84%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) MySQL
General
1 45 (27.61%) Finance
2 17 (10.43%) Banking
3 7 (4.29%) Legal
4 6 (3.68%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (38.04%) Analyst
2 52 (31.90%) Security Analyst
3 26 (15.95%) Consultant
4 21 (12.88%) Security Engineer
5 20 (12.27%) Security Consultant
6 16 (9.82%) Information Analyst
7 15 (9.20%) Architect
7 15 (9.20%) Security Architect
8 14 (8.59%) IT Security Analyst
9 13 (7.98%) Project Manager
10 11 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (6.13%) Information Security Analyst
11 10 (6.13%) Senior Security Analyst
11 10 (6.13%) Security Manager
12 9 (5.52%) Auditor
12 9 (5.52%) IT Auditor
13 7 (4.29%) Network Engineer
13 7 (4.29%) Network Security Engineer
14 6 (3.68%) Information Security Consultant
14 6 (3.68%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) .NET
2 5 (3.07%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.61%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.82%) Mainframe
3 12 (7.36%) CESG
4 11 (6.75%) RMADS
5 10 (6.13%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.52%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (4.91%) Economics
8 7 (4.29%) PKI
8 7 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (4.29%) Cryptography
8 7 (4.29%) PMI
8 7 (4.29%) CMDB
9 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.68%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.84%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.84%) AS400
11 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.23%) Equities
11 2 (1.23%) Open Source
12 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (41.10%) Windows
2 47 (28.83%) UNIX
3 37 (22.70%) Linux
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.45%) Solaris
5 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) HPUX
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (53.37%) Information Security
2 43 (26.38%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (24.54%) ITIL
4 25 (15.34%) Risk Management
5 23 (14.11%) Security Management
5 23 (14.11%) SIEM
6 19 (11.66%) Incident Management
7 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (10.43%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (8.59%) ISMS
10 13 (7.98%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (7.98%) ITIL V3
10 13 (7.98%) Security Architecture
10 13 (7.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (7.98%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.36%) Information Security Management
12 11 (6.75%) Coaching
13 10 (6.13%) Service Delivery
13 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
14 9 (5.52%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.88%) SQL
2 10 (6.13%) Perl
3 8 (4.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.45%) Ruby
5 3 (1.84%) C
6 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (45.40%) CISSP
2 27 (16.56%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (11.66%) CISM
4 15 (9.20%) CCNA
5 14 (8.59%) CISA
5 14 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.98%) CEH
6 13 (7.98%) Security Cleared
7 12 (7.36%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.36%) MCSE
8 11 (6.75%) MCP
8 11 (6.75%) CCNP
9 10 (6.13%) GIAC
9 10 (6.13%) CCSE
10 9 (5.52%) GCIA
10 9 (5.52%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (5.52%) CNA
10 9 (5.52%) Novell Certification
11 7 (4.29%) PMP
11 7 (4.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (17.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (6.13%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.91%) SLA
5 4 (2.45%) COBIT
6 3 (1.84%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (14.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.84%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) Nessus
2 11 (6.75%) SCCM
3 3 (1.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.23%) OpenView
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.61%) Foglight
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (19.02%) Cisco
2 28 (17.18%) Qualys
3 23 (14.11%) Microsoft
4 22 (13.50%) McAfee
5 16 (9.82%) Websense
6 13 (7.98%) CheckPoint
7 11 (6.75%) Juniper
8 10 (6.13%) VMware
9 8 (4.91%) ArcSight
9 8 (4.91%) Citrix
10 5 (3.07%) Sun
10 5 (3.07%) Oracle
10 5 (3.07%) Splunk
10 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.07%) Remedy
11 4 (2.45%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.45%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (2.45%) IBM
11 4 (2.45%) HP
12 3 (1.84%) SAP
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