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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 386 375 380
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 16 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 17
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£415 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £343
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+503.65% -51.68%
Vulnerability Assessment
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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
17230 17814 17352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.57% 78.18% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12157 12792 11934
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 230 270
Average hourly rate £21.30 £21.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 1 - - 2
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (56.67%) CISSP
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) Information Security
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) HP
6 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (23.33%) CEH
8 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) PKI
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) COBIT
9 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (20.00%) Cyber Security
10 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (16.67%) Network Security
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (16.67%) Internet
11 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
11 4 (13.33%) UNIX
11 4 (13.33%) TestDirector
11 4 (13.33%) AIX
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
11 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
11 4 (13.33%) Banking

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security
3 5 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) Intranet
4 3 (10.00%) Extranet
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) TestDirector
2 3 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (10.00%) CESG
4 2 (6.67%) Biometrics
4 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.67%) Online Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) RMADS
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 5 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.33%) Use Case
7 4 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Workflow
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CISSP
2 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (23.33%) CEH
5 6 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (13.33%) OSCP
7 3 (10.00%) GCIH
8 2 (6.67%) CISA
8 2 (6.67%) CISM
8 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) CRISC
9 1 (3.33%) MCTS
9 1 (3.33%) MCITP
9 1 (3.33%) HND
9 1 (3.33%) MCSE
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) COBIT
3 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) Nessus
2 4 (13.33%) Nmap
2 4 (13.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (10.00%) WebInspect
4 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) Splunk
2 4 (13.33%) ArcSight
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Juniper
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.33%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Websense
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