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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 471 523 575
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +52
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 154 113 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 57 34
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £359 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £40.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.18 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.08%
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
41378 42813 40900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.41% 81.15% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 28419 26033
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1189 1138
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +3 66 £495 +10.00% 14
North West +36 29 £450 -14.28% 1
South East +10 22 £450 -3.22% 5
Yorkshire - 16 £425 - 2
East of England +3 10 £463 +2.77% 1
South West +16 5 £450 - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £563 +25.00%
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 158 (47.02%) Information Security
2 145 (43.15%) CISSP
3 140 (41.67%) Firewall
4 119 (35.42%) SIEM
5 104 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 91 (27.08%) PCI DSS
7 87 (25.89%) Finance
8 86 (25.60%) CISM
8 86 (25.60%) Security Operations
9 78 (23.21%) Windows
10 74 (22.02%) Network Security
11 73 (21.73%) Cybersecurity
12 65 (19.35%) Management Information System
12 65 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
13 57 (16.96%) Cisco
14 55 (16.37%) TCP/IP
15 54 (16.07%) Data Centre
16 53 (15.77%) Splunk
16 53 (15.77%) Linux
17 52 (15.48%) Unix
17 52 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 52 (15.48%) Qualys
18 51 (15.18%) LAN
19 50 (14.88%) Risk Management
19 50 (14.88%) Intrusion Detection
20 49 (14.58%) WAN
21 47 (13.99%) Patch Management
21 47 (13.99%) Kalman Filter
22 41 (12.20%) Project Management
23 40 (11.90%) Microsoft

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 10 (2.98%) IIS
2 9 (2.68%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.08%) Apache
4 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.19%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) Jetty
8 1 (0.30%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.49%) MS Office
3 3 (0.89%) MS Project
3 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.17%) IaaS
4 11 (3.27%) PaaS
5 9 (2.68%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.08%) Office 365
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (41.67%) Firewall
2 74 (22.02%) Network Security
3 55 (16.37%) TCP/IP
4 51 (15.18%) LAN
5 50 (14.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 49 (14.58%) WAN
7 25 (7.44%) VPN
8 23 (6.85%) Reverse Proxy
9 21 (6.25%) Wireless
10 19 (5.65%) VoIP
11 17 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.38%) DNS
13 7 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (2.08%) HTTP
13 7 (2.08%) Wireless Security
14 4 (1.19%) DHCP
14 4 (1.19%) IPsec
14 4 (1.19%) SSL
15 3 (0.89%) Internet
15 3 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.68%) Redis
2 7 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.19%) Big Data
3 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.19%) MySQL
4 3 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.30%) GIS
5 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) AppScan
1 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.30%) Travis CI
General
1 87 (25.89%) Finance
2 16 (4.76%) Banking
3 15 (4.46%) Legal
4 8 (2.38%) Retail
5 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.49%) French Language
6 5 (1.49%) German Language
7 4 (1.19%) Advertising
7 4 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.19%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (27.98%) Analyst
2 85 (25.30%) Security Analyst
3 67 (19.94%) Consultant
4 64 (19.05%) Security Consultant
5 45 (13.39%) Security Manager
6 25 (7.44%) Project Manager
6 25 (7.44%) Security Project Manager
7 24 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
8 23 (6.85%) Architect
8 23 (6.85%) IT Analyst
8 23 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
8 23 (6.85%) Security Engineer
9 20 (5.95%) Information Analyst
9 20 (5.95%) Information Security Analyst
10 17 (5.06%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 17 (5.06%) Security Architect
10 17 (5.06%) Technical Leader
11 13 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (3.87%) Senior Security Analyst
12 11 (3.27%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.65%) ELK Stack
2 9 (2.68%) Web Services
3 8 (2.38%) RESTful
4 4 (1.19%) Middleware
5 2 (0.60%) .NET
5 2 (0.60%) REST
5 2 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) J2EE
6 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 54 (16.07%) Data Centre
3 31 (9.23%) PKI
4 29 (8.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.27%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (2.98%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.79%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.19%) CESG
10 4 (1.19%) Equities
10 4 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.19%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.60%) iPad
12 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (23.21%) Windows
2 53 (15.77%) Linux
3 52 (15.48%) Unix
4 12 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.79%) VMS
8 6 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.49%) Solaris
10 4 (1.19%) AIX
10 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.60%) CentOS
12 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.30%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (47.02%) Information Security
2 119 (35.42%) SIEM
3 86 (25.60%) Security Operations
4 73 (21.73%) Cybersecurity
5 65 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
6 52 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (14.88%) Risk Management
8 47 (13.99%) Kalman Filter
8 47 (13.99%) Patch Management
9 41 (12.20%) Project Management
10 35 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 34 (10.12%) Security Management
12 31 (9.23%) ITIL
12 31 (9.23%) Threat Management
13 27 (8.04%) Data Protection
13 27 (8.04%) Information Assurance
13 27 (8.04%) Security Architecture
14 26 (7.74%) Enterprise Architecture
15 25 (7.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 24 (7.14%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.87%) Python
2 9 (2.68%) SQL
3 7 (2.08%) Java
4 5 (1.49%) C
5 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.19%) Perl
5 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.89%) PHP
7 2 (0.60%) C#
7 2 (0.60%) C++
7 2 (0.60%) Ruby
7 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (43.15%) CISSP
2 86 (25.60%) CISM
3 40 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 37 (11.01%) SC Cleared
5 33 (9.82%) CISA
6 30 (8.93%) SANS
7 23 (6.85%) SSCP
8 19 (5.65%) Degree
9 18 (5.36%) CEH
10 17 (5.06%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (5.06%) GCIH
10 17 (5.06%) Security+ Certification
11 11 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (2.98%) APMP
12 10 (2.98%) GCIA
13 9 (2.68%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.38%) BC Cleared
14 8 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (2.08%) IISP
16 6 (1.79%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (27.08%) PCI DSS
3 35 (10.42%) COBIT
4 14 (4.17%) RMADS
5 6 (1.79%) GPG13
5 6 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.49%) SLA
7 4 (1.19%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.89%) QA
9 2 (0.60%) COSO
9 2 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.60%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.60%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.30%) ISO22301
System Software
1 35 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (7.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.76%) vSphere
4 8 (2.38%) BitLocker
5 6 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.30%) Firmware
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) vCloud
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (6.25%) QRadar
2 20 (5.95%) Nessus
3 18 (5.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (4.76%) SCCM
5 12 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (3.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (2.68%) Kibana
7 9 (2.68%) logstash
8 5 (1.49%) RSA enVision
8 5 (1.49%) WSUS
9 4 (1.19%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.89%) SCOM
11 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.60%) Nmap
11 2 (0.60%) Puppet
12 1 (0.30%) Ansible
12 1 (0.30%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.30%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (16.96%) Cisco
2 53 (15.77%) Splunk
3 52 (15.48%) Qualys
4 40 (11.90%) Microsoft
5 39 (11.61%) Intel Security
6 37 (11.01%) VMware
7 27 (8.04%) LogRhythm
8 20 (5.95%) Citrix
8 20 (5.95%) IBM
9 18 (5.36%) Apple
10 17 (5.06%) AlienVault
11 15 (4.46%) ArcSight
12 14 (4.17%) Symantec
13 10 (2.98%) Forcepoint
14 9 (2.68%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.68%) Oracle
15 8 (2.38%) Tripwire
16 7 (2.08%) Blue Coat
16 7 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
17 6 (1.79%) F5
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