The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 518 475 566
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +91
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 72 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.065% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.089% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 7
Average daily rate £475 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £765
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
+31.03% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Vulnerability Management
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -18 27 £469 -10.71% 7
South East +5 23 £500 +37.93% 4
North West - 7 £475 - 2
East of England - 7 £363 -
South West -19 3 £300 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £380 - 1
Vulnerability Management
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (45.90%) UNIX
2 51 (41.80%) Windows
3 48 (39.34%) Finance
3 48 (39.34%) Information Security
4 46 (37.70%) Firewall
5 43 (35.25%) Linux
6 40 (32.79%) SIEM
7 34 (27.87%) CISSP
8 32 (26.23%) Management Information System
9 25 (20.49%) PRINCE2
10 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (15.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (13.93%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (13.93%) ITIL
13 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
14 14 (11.48%) Red Hat
14 14 (11.48%) Reverse Proxy
14 14 (11.48%) Network Security
15 13 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (10.66%) CISM
15 13 (10.66%) GIAC
15 13 (10.66%) HP
15 13 (10.66%) SQL
16 12 (9.84%) Solaris
16 12 (9.84%) Risk Management
17 11 (9.02%) Banking
17 11 (9.02%) PCI DSS
17 11 (9.02%) ArcSight
18 10 (8.20%) Security Management
18 10 (8.20%) Cyber-Ark

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (7.38%) Apache
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
2 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (37.70%) Firewall
2 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.48%) Reverse Proxy
3 14 (11.48%) Network Security
4 9 (7.38%) DNS
4 9 (7.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (6.56%) LDAP
5 8 (6.56%) DHCP
6 4 (3.28%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.46%) HTTP
7 3 (2.46%) VPN
8 2 (1.64%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.64%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.64%) SAN
8 2 (1.64%) LAN
8 2 (1.64%) WAN
9 1 (0.82%) ATM
9 1 (0.82%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Metasploit
General
1 48 (39.34%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Law
3 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.74%) Retail
4 6 (4.92%) Games
5 5 (4.10%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.23%) Analyst
2 28 (22.95%) Security Analyst
3 24 (19.67%) Project Manager
4 20 (16.39%) Security Engineer
5 17 (13.93%) Consultant
6 13 (10.66%) Security Consultant
7 12 (9.84%) IT Security Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) Security Project Manager
8 10 (8.20%) Security Manager
9 9 (7.38%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (6.56%) Security Architect
10 8 (6.56%) Security Administrator
10 8 (6.56%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (6.56%) Administrator
10 8 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (6.56%) Architect
11 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) UNIX Administrator
12 6 (4.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 5 (4.10%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.10%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.23%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.56%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.74%) PMI
3 7 (5.74%) Economics
4 6 (4.92%) CMDB
5 5 (4.10%) PKI
6 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.64%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.64%) Equities
7 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.64%) AS400
8 1 (0.82%) GIS
8 1 (0.82%) Replication
8 1 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (45.90%) UNIX
2 51 (41.80%) Windows
3 43 (35.25%) Linux
4 13 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (9.84%) Solaris
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.46%) CentOS
9 2 (1.64%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.64%) AIX
9 2 (1.64%) HPUX
10 1 (0.82%) VMS
10 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) Information Security
2 40 (32.79%) SIEM
3 25 (20.49%) PRINCE2
4 22 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.93%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (13.93%) ITIL
6 12 (9.84%) Risk Management
7 10 (8.20%) Security Management
8 9 (7.38%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.56%) Security Architecture
9 8 (6.56%) Service Management
9 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.92%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.10%) MOF
11 5 (4.10%) Asset Management
12 4 (3.28%) Network Design
12 4 (3.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (3.28%) Risk Assessment
13 3 (2.46%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) SQL
2 6 (4.92%) Perl
3 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.46%) C
5 2 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (27.87%) CISSP
2 13 (10.66%) CISM
2 13 (10.66%) GIAC
3 8 (6.56%) GCIA
4 7 (5.74%) PMP
4 7 (5.74%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.92%) CISA
6 5 (4.10%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (4.10%) CNA
6 5 (4.10%) Novell Certification
7 4 (3.28%) GCIH
7 4 (3.28%) CRISC
7 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.28%) MCSE
8 3 (2.46%) MCSA
8 3 (2.46%) MCP
8 3 (2.46%) RHCE
8 3 (2.46%) CCNP
8 3 (2.46%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.02%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.92%) COBIT
4 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) NFS
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.46%) Nmap
4 2 (1.64%) Snort
4 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Cobbler
1 8 (6.56%) Puppet
2 5 (4.10%) Nessus
3 3 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.64%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.64%) Foglight
4 2 (1.64%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (11.48%) Red Hat
2 13 (10.66%) HP
3 11 (9.02%) ArcSight
4 10 (8.20%) Cyber-Ark
5 8 (6.56%) Qualys
5 8 (6.56%) Cisco
5 8 (6.56%) VMware
6 6 (4.92%) IBM
7 5 (4.10%) McAfee
7 5 (4.10%) Oracle
7 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.28%) NetApp
9 3 (2.46%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.46%) Rapid7
9 3 (2.46%) Websense
9 3 (2.46%) EMC
9 3 (2.46%) Citrix
9 3 (2.46%) Acunetix
9 3 (2.46%) MobileIron
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