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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 431 514 483
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -31
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 183 108 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 69 79
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £352 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £424
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00
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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
40583 40631 38403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.76% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27251 26714 24507
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1080 1138
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 57 £550 +15.78% 23
South East +14 56 £450 - 7
North West -2 18 - - 4
Yorkshire - 15 £475 - 4
East of England +31 14 £404 -10.27% 1
South West +16 13 £375 -16.66% 1
West Midlands - 5 £275 -
East Midlands -1 1 £425 -10.52%
Midlands - 1 £650 -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 140 (45.45%) Information Security
2 139 (45.13%) CISSP
3 95 (30.84%) Firewall
4 92 (29.87%) SIEM
5 87 (28.25%) Finance
6 84 (27.27%) Windows
7 79 (25.65%) CISM
8 78 (25.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 76 (24.68%) PCI DSS
10 70 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
11 68 (22.08%) Security Operations
12 61 (19.81%) Penetration Testing
13 57 (18.51%) Linux
14 54 (17.53%) Network Security
15 51 (16.56%) Management Information System
16 48 (15.58%) ITIL
17 43 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 42 (13.64%) Qualys
19 41 (13.31%) Project Management
20 40 (12.99%) Unix
21 39 (12.66%) Risk Management
22 38 (12.34%) Security Management
23 37 (12.01%) Data Centre
24 36 (11.69%) Active Directory
25 35 (11.36%) Cisco
25 35 (11.36%) VMware
25 35 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
25 35 (11.36%) COBIT
26 34 (11.04%) Kalman Filter
27 33 (10.71%) Security Architecture

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.22%) IIS
2 10 (3.25%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.62%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.30%) iPlanet
6 4 (1.30%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.97%) Apache
8 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS Project
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.30%) BusinessWare
2 4 (1.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.87%) IaaS
3 14 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.55%) PaaS
4 12 (3.90%) Mimecast
5 6 (1.95%) Office 365
6 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (30.84%) Firewall
2 54 (17.53%) Network Security
3 35 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (7.79%) TCP/IP
5 22 (7.14%) LAN
6 21 (6.82%) WAN
7 16 (5.19%) Wireless
8 12 (3.90%) Internet
8 12 (3.90%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (2.60%) HTTP
10 7 (2.27%) Wireless Security
11 6 (1.95%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (1.95%) LDAP
11 6 (1.95%) SSL
11 6 (1.95%) VPN
12 5 (1.62%) NAS
12 5 (1.62%) SAN
12 5 (1.62%) TACACS
12 5 (1.62%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.30%) DB2
2 4 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) GIS
4 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) AppScan
General
1 87 (28.25%) Finance
2 17 (5.52%) Banking
3 10 (3.25%) Legal
4 9 (2.92%) Retail
5 7 (2.27%) Advertising
6 5 (1.62%) Law
7 4 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.30%) French Language
7 4 (1.30%) German Language
7 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.30%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.30%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.97%) Games
8 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (29.22%) Analyst
2 81 (26.30%) Security Analyst
3 54 (17.53%) Consultant
3 54 (17.53%) Security Consultant
4 37 (12.01%) Architect
5 35 (11.36%) Security Manager
6 32 (10.39%) Security Architect
7 28 (9.09%) IT Analyst
8 27 (8.77%) IT Security Analyst
9 26 (8.44%) Information Security Consultant
10 24 (7.79%) Project Manager
11 22 (7.14%) Security Engineer
11 22 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
12 18 (5.84%) Information Analyst
12 18 (5.84%) Information Security Analyst
13 15 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
15 13 (4.22%) Information Security Manager
16 12 (3.90%) Information Manager
16 12 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.30%) MSMQ
2 3 (0.97%) Middleware
3 2 (0.65%) REST
3 2 (0.65%) Web Services
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.56%) Management Information System
2 37 (12.01%) Data Centre
3 30 (9.74%) Security Operations Centre
4 25 (8.12%) PKI
5 16 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.25%) AS400
8 8 (2.60%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.27%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.95%) FMCG
10 6 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.30%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.97%) Equities
12 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.97%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.27%) Windows
2 57 (18.51%) Linux
3 40 (12.99%) Unix
4 14 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.25%) AIX
6 10 (3.25%) Solaris
7 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.95%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.62%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.62%) VMS
10 4 (1.30%) zOS
11 3 (0.97%) Android
12 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (45.45%) Information Security
2 92 (29.87%) SIEM
3 70 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 68 (22.08%) Security Operations
5 61 (19.81%) Penetration Testing
6 48 (15.58%) ITIL
7 43 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (13.31%) Project Management
9 39 (12.66%) Risk Management
10 38 (12.34%) Security Management
11 34 (11.04%) Kalman Filter
12 33 (10.71%) Security Architecture
13 29 (9.42%) Threat Management
14 28 (9.09%) Information Assurance
15 27 (8.77%) Incident Management
16 24 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
17 23 (7.47%) ISMS
18 22 (7.14%) Service Delivery
18 22 (7.14%) Web Filtering
19 21 (6.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.27%) Python
1 7 (2.27%) SQL
2 5 (1.62%) C
2 5 (1.62%) Java
2 5 (1.62%) Perl
3 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.97%) PHP
4 3 (0.97%) Ruby
5 2 (0.65%) C#
5 2 (0.65%) C++
5 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 139 (45.13%) CISSP
2 79 (25.65%) CISM
3 29 (9.42%) Degree
4 27 (8.77%) CISA
5 18 (5.84%) CEH
6 16 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.19%) GCIH
6 16 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.87%) CompTIA Security+
7 15 (4.87%) Security+ Certification
8 11 (3.57%) SANS
8 11 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.92%) APMP
9 9 (2.92%) GIAC
10 7 (2.27%) CCNA
10 7 (2.27%) GCIA
10 7 (2.27%) IISP
10 7 (2.27%) SSCP
11 5 (1.62%) CCSP
11 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (25.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (24.68%) PCI DSS
3 35 (11.36%) COBIT
4 8 (2.60%) ISO27002
5 7 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (1.62%) GPG13
7 5 (1.62%) SLA
8 3 (0.97%) COSO
9 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.65%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.65%) RMADS
9 2 (0.65%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.32%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.32%) QA
10 1 (0.32%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 36 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.84%) Firmware
4 9 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.95%) BitLocker
5 6 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.30%) ClearTrust
6 4 (1.30%) vSphere
6 4 (1.30%) XenApp
7 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.65%) Samba
8 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (4.87%) SCCM
2 13 (4.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (3.25%) Nessus
5 7 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.62%) Nmap
6 5 (1.62%) WSUS
7 4 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.30%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.97%) SCOM
9 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.32%) EnCase
10 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.32%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.32%) QRadar
10 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (13.64%) Qualys
2 35 (11.36%) Cisco
2 35 (11.36%) VMware
3 32 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 30 (9.74%) Splunk
5 29 (9.42%) Intel Security
6 18 (5.84%) Citrix
7 17 (5.52%) CheckPoint
7 17 (5.52%) Symantec
8 15 (4.87%) Oracle
9 12 (3.90%) Forcepoint
10 11 (3.57%) IBM
11 9 (2.92%) Tripwire
12 8 (2.60%) ArcSight
12 8 (2.60%) LogRhythm
12 8 (2.60%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.27%) Blue Coat
13 7 (2.27%) BMC
13 7 (2.27%) HP
14 6 (1.95%) Juniper
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