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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 388 368 410
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +42
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 31 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.23% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.29% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 6
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£528 £450 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £359 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £470 £210
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +123.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -11 5 £500 +8.10% 3
Uxbridge - 3 £300 -
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Croydon - 1 £190 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 25 (53.19%) Information Security
3 22 (46.81%) CISSP
4 15 (31.91%) Degree
5 13 (27.66%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
6 12 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (23.40%) ITIL
7 11 (23.40%) UNIX
7 11 (23.40%) Cisco
7 11 (23.40%) Cyber Security
8 10 (21.28%) Network Security
9 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
9 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (19.15%) Linux
9 9 (19.15%) HP
10 8 (17.02%) CISM
10 8 (17.02%) PKI
10 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
10 8 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
10 8 (17.02%) SIEM
11 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
11 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
11 7 (14.89%) COBIT
11 7 (14.89%) VPN
12 6 (12.77%) SSL
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.77%) Windows

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (10.64%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) Network Security
3 9 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (14.89%) VPN
5 6 (12.77%) SSL
5 6 (12.77%) Internet
6 5 (10.64%) SSH
6 5 (10.64%) HTTP
7 3 (6.38%) Intranet
7 3 (6.38%) Extranet
7 3 (6.38%) OSPF
7 3 (6.38%) BGP
7 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 2 (4.26%) Wireless
8 2 (4.26%) DNS
9 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.13%) LDAP
9 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.26%) Metasploit
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Consultant
3 11 (23.40%) Security Consultant
3 11 (23.40%) Security Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Security Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Information Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Information Manager
7 3 (6.38%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 4 (8.51%) REST
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) SOAP
3 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.02%) PKI
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.26%) RMADS
5 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.26%) Equities
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.13%) IBM XIV
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) UNIX
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Information Security
2 12 (25.53%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (23.40%) ITIL
3 11 (23.40%) Cyber Security
4 8 (17.02%) SIEM
4 8 (17.02%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (14.89%) Security Architecture
6 5 (10.64%) Open Source
6 5 (10.64%) SDLC
6 5 (10.64%) Security Management
6 5 (10.64%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (8.51%) Use Case
7 4 (8.51%) Time Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Security
7 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
7 4 (8.51%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (8.51%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.38%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.26%) Bourne shell
3 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) CISSP
2 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) CISM
4 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.77%) CEH
6 4 (8.51%) GSEC
6 4 (8.51%) GCIH
6 4 (8.51%) CRISC
6 4 (8.51%) CISA
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.38%) CCNP
7 3 (6.38%) CCNA
7 3 (6.38%) OSCP
7 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) GCIA
9 1 (2.13%) HND
9 1 (2.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
2 7 (14.89%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) COSO
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.13%) NFS
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Nessus
1 3 (6.38%) Nmap
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) yum
2 2 (4.26%) WebInspect
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) logstash
3 1 (2.13%) Kibana
3 1 (2.13%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco
2 9 (19.15%) HP
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) ArcSight
4 5 (10.64%) FireEye
4 5 (10.64%) Splunk
4 5 (10.64%) Sourcefire
5 4 (8.51%) F5
6 3 (6.38%) Veritas
6 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.38%) McAfee
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) Qualys
7 2 (4.26%) Infoblox
7 2 (4.26%) LogLogic
8 1 (2.13%) MuleSoft
8 1 (2.13%) Symantec
8 1 (2.13%) Trend Micro
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