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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 385 368 343
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 14 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.074% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.094% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 10
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£475 £450 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £400 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 5 £500 +8.10% 3
Bromley - - - -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (51.16%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (48.84%) Information Security
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 21 (48.84%) CISSP
3 19 (44.19%) UNIX
4 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (27.91%) Firewall
5 12 (27.91%) Linux
6 11 (25.58%) CISM
6 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
7 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 9 (20.93%) Cisco
8 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
8 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (18.60%) CEH
9 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (18.60%) Finance
9 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
10 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
10 7 (16.28%) Cyber Security
10 7 (16.28%) Nessus
10 7 (16.28%) Apache
11 6 (13.95%) .NET
11 6 (13.95%) Java
11 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.95%) Network Security
11 6 (13.95%) COBIT
11 6 (13.95%) PKI
11 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
11 6 (13.95%) SIEM

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.95%) Network Security
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) DHCP
5 3 (6.98%) Wireless
6 2 (4.65%) Wireless Security
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.65%) LDAP
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) SSL
7 1 (2.33%) DMZ
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Security Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Operational Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.65%) JSP
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) PKI
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) CESG
4 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.65%) Biometrics
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 2 (4.65%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.33%) RMADS
7 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 19 (44.19%) UNIX
3 12 (27.91%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) AIX
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (48.84%) Information Security
3 10 (23.26%) ITIL
4 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 9 (20.93%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (16.28%) Cyber Security
6 6 (13.95%) SIEM
7 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (11.63%) Identity Management
7 5 (11.63%) Data Security
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) Change Control
9 3 (6.98%) Content Management
9 3 (6.98%) Security Management
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.30%) C++
4 2 (4.65%) C
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) CISSP
2 11 (25.58%) CISM
3 8 (18.60%) CEH
3 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.63%) CCNA
6 4 (9.30%) JNCIA
6 4 (9.30%) CCSA
7 3 (6.98%) GWAPT
7 3 (6.98%) GIAC
7 3 (6.98%) SSCP
7 3 (6.98%) CISA
8 2 (4.65%) MCP
8 2 (4.65%) GPEN
8 2 (4.65%) GSEC
8 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) OSCP
9 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) COBIT
2 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.65%) JSP 440
4 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Nmap
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Nessus
2 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (6.98%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (2.33%) WebInspect
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco
2 5 (11.63%) F5
3 4 (9.30%) Qualys
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Juniper
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Tufin
6 1 (2.33%) AlgoSec
6 1 (2.33%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.33%) Brocade
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix