The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 394 376 402
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 12 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.14% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.18% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 9
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£415 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £271 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £448 £310
% change year-on-year
-21.78% +44.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- -51.68%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18117 18347 18439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.94% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 12957 12735
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 284
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.92 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
City of London -10 2 £500 +11.11% 5
Uxbridge - 1 £300 -
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England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 17 (56.67%) CISSP
3 13 (43.33%) Information Security
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (26.67%) HP
7 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
7 7 (23.33%) Cyber Security
8 6 (20.00%) CEH
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (16.67%) COBIT
9 5 (16.67%) Network Security
9 5 (16.67%) SIEM
9 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (16.67%) Splunk
9 5 (16.67%) ArcSight
10 4 (13.33%) Open Source
10 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
10 4 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 4 (13.33%) PKI
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
4 4 (13.33%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) Extranet
5 3 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) Intranet
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) LDAP
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Information Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Incident & Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
1 4 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) RMADS
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Biometrics
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Cyber Security
5 5 (16.67%) SIEM
5 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (13.33%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
6 4 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (10.00%) Use Case
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CISSP
2 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) CEH
6 3 (10.00%) GCIH
6 3 (10.00%) OSCP
7 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) CISA
7 2 (6.67%) CISM
8 1 (3.33%) MCTS
8 1 (3.33%) MCITP
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.33%) HND
8 1 (3.33%) MCSE
8 1 (3.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) COBIT
3 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
1 3 (10.00%) Nmap
2 2 (6.67%) WebInspect
2 2 (6.67%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) logstash
3 1 (3.33%) Kibana
3 1 (3.33%) Rsyslog
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Splunk
2 5 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) LogLogic
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Sourcefire
4 2 (6.67%) Qualys
4 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.33%) Veritas
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) Websense
5 1 (3.33%) IBM