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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 378 401 388
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 39 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.089% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 25
Median daily rate £525 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.50% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £288 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £345 £448
% change year-on-year
+50.72% -22.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +503.65%
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
18252 17962 18258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.99% 81.00% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13340 12645 13088
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 255 229
Median hourly rate £21.17 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
City of London +53 8 £469 - 3
Hounslow - 3 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
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England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 33 (46.48%) Information Security
2 27 (38.03%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (33.80%) Firewall
4 19 (26.76%) Finance
4 19 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (25.35%) CISSP
6 16 (22.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (22.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (19.72%) Degree
7 14 (19.72%) SIEM
7 14 (19.72%) Network Security
8 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (16.90%) Windows
9 11 (15.49%) Security Testing
10 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (14.08%) DevOps
10 10 (14.08%) SDLC
10 10 (14.08%) SOA
10 10 (14.08%) COBIT
10 10 (14.08%) Security Operations
11 9 (12.68%) Project Management
11 9 (12.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (12.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (12.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (12.68%) Route 53
11 9 (12.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (12.68%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (12.68%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (12.68%) OWASP
11 9 (12.68%) Amazon EC2

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon ELB
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon S3
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (12.68%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (12.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 9 (12.68%) CloudFront
2 9 (12.68%) Route 53
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.63%) IaaS
4 4 (5.63%) PaaS
4 4 (5.63%) SaaS
5 3 (4.23%) Office 365
5 3 (4.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) Firewall
2 16 (22.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (19.72%) Network Security
4 5 (7.04%) VPN
5 4 (5.63%) Wireless
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.82%) HTTP
6 2 (2.82%) Internet
6 2 (2.82%) LDAP
6 2 (2.82%) SSH
6 2 (2.82%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) DHCP
7 1 (1.41%) DNS
7 1 (1.41%) Intranet
7 1 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (1.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.41%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.63%) DB2
3 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.41%) Burp Suite
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Penetration Tester
1 12 (16.90%) Tester
2 11 (15.49%) Consultant
2 11 (15.49%) Security Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Security Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Security Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Security Penetration Tester
7 5 (7.04%) Security Tester
8 4 (5.63%) CISSP Manager
8 4 (5.63%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.63%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) SIEM Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
1 4 (5.63%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Flex
2 2 (2.82%) REST
2 2 (2.82%) SOAP
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.45%) User Experience
3 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.63%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.63%) SCADA
5 3 (4.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) CCTV
6 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Android
2 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.86%) Unix
3 5 (7.04%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Kali Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Information Security
2 27 (38.03%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (26.76%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (19.72%) SIEM
5 11 (15.49%) Security Testing
6 10 (14.08%) DevOps
6 10 (14.08%) SDLC
6 10 (14.08%) Security Operations
6 10 (14.08%) SOA
6 10 (14.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (12.68%) OWASP
7 9 (12.68%) Project Management
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL
9 7 (9.86%) Security Architecture
9 7 (9.86%) Security Management
9 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.86%) Validation
10 6 (8.45%) Identity Management
10 6 (8.45%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) Python
2 7 (9.86%) Java
3 5 (7.04%) C++
3 5 (7.04%) Ruby
4 4 (5.63%) C
4 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 3 (4.23%) C#
6 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.41%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) CISSP
2 14 (19.72%) Degree
3 7 (9.86%) CCNP
3 7 (9.86%) CEH
3 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.86%) CISM
4 6 (8.45%) CREST Certified
4 6 (8.45%) SANS
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) OSCP
7 2 (2.82%) CCDP
7 2 (2.82%) CLAS
7 2 (2.82%) GCIA
7 2 (2.82%) GCIH
7 2 (2.82%) GIAC
8 1 (1.41%) CISA
8 1 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.41%) RHCE
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.08%) COBIT
3 7 (9.86%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.63%) COSO
4 4 (5.63%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.41%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) iptables
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Puppet
2 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.45%) QRadar
3 3 (4.23%) Nessus
4 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.41%) HP Fortify
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco
2 7 (9.86%) ArcSight
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Palo Alto
3 6 (8.45%) HP
4 5 (7.04%) Fortinet
4 5 (7.04%) Qualys
4 5 (7.04%) Splunk
5 4 (5.63%) F5
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Acunetix
7 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.41%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas