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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 384 395 382
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 19 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.092% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 0 5 £500 +25.00%
Bromley - - - - 1
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England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 44 (56.41%) Information Security
2 41 (52.56%) Penetration Testing
3 36 (46.15%) Firewall
4 35 (44.87%) CISSP
5 26 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (29.49%) Windows
7 22 (28.21%) UNIX
8 19 (24.36%) ITIL
9 18 (23.08%) Cisco
9 18 (23.08%) Risk Management
10 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
10 17 (21.79%) SIEM
11 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
11 16 (20.51%) Linux
12 15 (19.23%) DNS
12 15 (19.23%) Finance
13 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
13 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
14 13 (16.67%) Identity Management
14 13 (16.67%) CISM
15 12 (15.38%) Service Management
15 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
15 12 (15.38%) CESG
15 12 (15.38%) CEH
15 12 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (14.10%) Incident Management
16 11 (14.10%) Security Architecture
16 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Management
16 11 (14.10%) Cyber Security
16 11 (14.10%) Apache

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (14.10%) Apache
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 12 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (12.82%) Network Security
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (10.26%) LDAP
5 8 (10.26%) DHCP
6 7 (8.97%) VPN
7 5 (6.41%) SSL
8 3 (3.85%) HTTP
8 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.85%) LAN
8 3 (3.85%) WAN
8 3 (3.85%) Wireless
9 2 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.56%) DMZ
10 1 (1.28%) Intranet
10 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) DB2
1 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.56%) GCC
3 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Analyst
2 21 (26.92%) Security Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Architect
4 12 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Designer
5 9 (11.54%) Designer
6 8 (10.26%) Tester
6 8 (10.26%) Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Security Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.69%) Security Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.41%) Operational Security Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Security Manager
10 4 (5.13%) Security Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior UNIX Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) Security Specialist
11 3 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) Middleware
4 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 2 (2.56%) WebSockets
4 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.56%) JSP
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.38%) CESG
3 9 (11.54%) PKI
4 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.97%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (7.69%) RMADS
5 6 (7.69%) FMCG
6 5 (6.41%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.85%) Open Source
9 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.28%) Biometrics
9 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 22 (28.21%) UNIX
3 16 (20.51%) Linux
4 7 (8.97%) Solaris
5 5 (6.41%) AIX
6 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.56%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Information Security
2 41 (52.56%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (24.36%) ITIL
4 18 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 17 (21.79%) SIEM
6 13 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 12 (15.38%) Service Management
8 11 (14.10%) Incident Management
8 11 (14.10%) Cyber Security
8 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (14.10%) Security Architecture
9 10 (12.82%) ITIL V3
10 9 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (10.26%) TOGAF
11 8 (10.26%) ISMS
12 7 (8.97%) Security Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (8.97%) Data Security
13 6 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) Java
1 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.41%) C++
3 4 (5.13%) C
3 4 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) Ruby
4 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) CISSP
2 17 (21.79%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.67%) CISM
5 12 (15.38%) CEH
6 9 (11.54%) Degree
7 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.26%) CCNA
8 6 (7.69%) CISA
9 4 (5.13%) JNCIA
9 4 (5.13%) CCSA
10 3 (3.85%) SSCP
10 3 (3.85%) GIAC
10 3 (3.85%) GWAPT
11 2 (2.56%) GPEN
11 2 (2.56%) CRISC
11 2 (2.56%) GSEC
11 2 (2.56%) MCITP
11 2 (2.56%) MCP
11 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.97%) SLA
4 6 (7.69%) COBIT
5 3 (3.85%) QA
6 2 (2.56%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) Nmap
3 2 (2.56%) UAG
3 2 (2.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Nessus
2 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.85%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Cisco
2 10 (12.82%) Juniper
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) F5
4 4 (5.13%) Qualys
4 4 (5.13%) Oracle
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec
6 2 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Brocade
7 1 (1.28%) Tufin
7 1 (1.28%) AlgoSec