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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 486 484 486
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 69 50 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £363 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vulnerability Management
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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
34869 33282 29935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.42% 74.78% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 22744 20629 18112
Average daily rate £425 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1056 1254
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
South East +10 33 £438 +2.94% 7
London -29 20 £525 +16.66% 8
South West - 5 £245 - 5
East of England - 5 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -1 3 £345 -9.21% 3
North West -14 1 - - 1
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 93 (59.62%) Information Security
2 88 (56.41%) CISSP
3 52 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (30.13%) Firewall
4 47 (30.13%) Risk Management
4 47 (30.13%) Windows
5 42 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
6 39 (25.00%) ITIL
7 37 (23.72%) CISM
8 34 (21.79%) Management Information System
9 33 (21.15%) Linux
10 29 (18.59%) Network Security
11 26 (16.67%) GIAC
11 26 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 26 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 25 (16.03%) Nessus
13 24 (15.38%) Security Management
13 24 (15.38%) Finance
14 23 (14.74%) UNIX
14 23 (14.74%) PCI DSS
15 22 (14.10%) Security Testing
15 22 (14.10%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (14.10%) Cisco
16 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
16 21 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (13.46%) Qualys
16 21 (13.46%) Data Protection
16 21 (13.46%) Incident Management
17 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
18 19 (12.18%) Data Protection Act

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 12 (7.69%) IIS
2 8 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
5 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (30.13%) Firewall
2 29 (18.59%) Network Security
3 26 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 22 (14.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (7.69%) DNS
7 11 (7.05%) LDAP
7 11 (7.05%) DHCP
8 10 (6.41%) Internet
9 8 (5.13%) Wireless
10 5 (3.21%) VPN
10 5 (3.21%) SAN
11 4 (2.56%) LAN
11 4 (2.56%) WAN
12 3 (1.92%) IntruShield
13 2 (1.28%) HSRP
13 2 (1.28%) Unified Communications
13 2 (1.28%) VPLS
13 2 (1.28%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (1.28%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Retail
3 9 (5.77%) Games
4 7 (4.49%) Banking
5 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.85%) Legal
6 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (36.54%) Analyst
2 56 (35.90%) Security Analyst
3 32 (20.51%) Consultant
4 27 (17.31%) Security Consultant
5 17 (10.90%) Information Analyst
5 17 (10.90%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (10.26%) Project Manager
7 13 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 12 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) Security Specialist
10 9 (5.77%) Information Manager
11 8 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
11 8 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (4.49%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 7 (4.49%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.49%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 6 (3.85%) Security Project Manager
14 5 (3.21%) Architect
14 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Designer
14 5 (3.21%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.64%) Middleware
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.79%) Management Information System
2 19 (12.18%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (12.18%) PKI
3 17 (10.90%) Cryptography
4 13 (8.33%) Smart Meter
5 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.69%) CESG
6 11 (7.05%) Computer Science
7 10 (6.41%) RMADS
8 9 (5.77%) CESG CLAS
9 7 (4.49%) CMDB
10 6 (3.85%) Human Factors
11 3 (1.92%) Online Games
12 2 (1.28%) Statistics
12 2 (1.28%) PMI
13 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.64%) IVR
13 1 (0.64%) Equities
13 1 (0.64%) SecurID
13 1 (0.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) Windows
2 33 (21.15%) Linux
3 23 (14.74%) UNIX
4 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.92%) Solaris
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.28%) CentOS
6 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.62%) Information Security
2 47 (30.13%) Risk Management
3 42 (26.92%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (25.00%) ITIL
5 24 (15.38%) Security Management
6 22 (14.10%) Security Testing
7 21 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (13.46%) Data Protection
7 21 (13.46%) Incident Management
8 18 (11.54%) ISMS
8 18 (11.54%) Project Management
9 17 (10.90%) Service Management
9 17 (10.90%) Change Management
10 15 (9.62%) Cyber Security
11 14 (8.97%) SIEM
11 14 (8.97%) ITIL V3
11 14 (8.97%) Security Architecture
12 13 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (7.69%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) SQL
2 4 (2.56%) Perl
3 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.28%) Ruby
3 2 (1.28%) Python
3 2 (1.28%) C
4 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (56.41%) CISSP
2 37 (23.72%) CISM
3 26 (16.67%) GIAC
3 26 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 17 (10.90%) GCIA
6 16 (10.26%) Degree
6 16 (10.26%) CISA
7 15 (9.62%) CEH
8 14 (8.97%) CRISC
8 14 (8.97%) MCP
9 13 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (7.05%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (7.05%) MCSE
10 11 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (5.77%) CNA
11 9 (5.77%) Novell Certification
11 9 (5.77%) PMP
11 9 (5.77%) PMI Certification
12 8 (5.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (14.74%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.33%) SLA
4 8 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.21%) COBIT
6 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.92%) QA
7 2 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.56%) Snort
5 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.92%) Firmware
6 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.64%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 25 (16.03%) Nessus
2 7 (4.49%) SCCM
2 7 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.92%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.64%) Foglight
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Cisco
2 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.46%) Qualys
3 18 (11.54%) Splunk
4 17 (10.90%) McAfee
5 12 (7.69%) Juniper
6 11 (7.05%) VMware
7 10 (6.41%) ArcSight
8 9 (5.77%) HP
9 8 (5.13%) Sophos
9 8 (5.13%) IBM
10 7 (4.49%) Lumension
11 6 (3.85%) Tripwire
12 5 (3.21%) CheckPoint
12 5 (3.21%) Sun
12 5 (3.21%) Sourcefire
13 4 (2.56%) Rapid7
13 4 (2.56%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.56%) NetIQ
14 3 (1.92%) Symantec
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