The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 361 392 387
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 69 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 26
Median daily rate £541 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £443 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
Vulnerability Management
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
18518 18052 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.94% 80.98% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 12688 13115
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 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the London region.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Vulnerability Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the London region.

Vulnerability Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 +35 8 £490 +8.88% 4
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 51 (41.13%) CISSP
2 50 (40.32%) SIEM
3 46 (37.10%) Information Security
4 42 (33.87%) Firewall
5 40 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
6 36 (29.03%) Finance
7 31 (25.00%) CISM
7 31 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 30 (24.19%) Security Operations
9 25 (20.16%) Management Information System
10 23 (18.55%) Degree
10 23 (18.55%) Windows
11 21 (16.94%) Linux
12 20 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
13 19 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
14 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
14 18 (14.52%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
15 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
15 17 (13.71%) LAN
15 17 (13.71%) WAN
15 17 (13.71%) Cisco
16 16 (12.90%) Unix
16 16 (12.90%) Oracle
16 16 (12.90%) Information Assurance
17 15 (12.10%) TCP/IP
17 15 (12.10%) TOGAF
18 14 (11.29%) Incident Management
18 14 (11.29%) Network Security

Vulnerability Management
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 11 (8.87%) IIS
2 9 (7.26%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.45%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.65%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.65%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.03%) iPlanet
5 5 (4.03%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.61%) Apache
7 2 (1.61%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Office
2 3 (2.42%) MS Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) BusinessWare
1 5 (4.03%) SAP R/3
2 3 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.45%) IaaS
2 8 (6.45%) PaaS
3 7 (5.65%) Mimecast
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (33.87%) Firewall
2 17 (13.71%) LAN
2 17 (13.71%) WAN
3 15 (12.10%) TCP/IP
4 14 (11.29%) Network Security
5 7 (5.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (4.03%) DNS
6 5 (4.03%) Internet
6 5 (4.03%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.23%) IPsec
7 4 (3.23%) VPN
8 3 (2.42%) BGP
8 3 (2.42%) DHCP
8 3 (2.42%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (2.42%) HSRP
8 3 (2.42%) OSPF
8 3 (2.42%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (2.42%) VRRP
8 3 (2.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) DB2
1 5 (4.03%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) AppScan
General
1 36 (29.03%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Advertising
4 6 (4.84%) Retail
5 5 (4.03%) Legal
6 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.23%) French Language
6 4 (3.23%) German Language
6 4 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.23%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (3.23%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.42%) Games
7 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.61%) Law
8 2 (1.61%) Publishing
8 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (30.65%) Architect
2 35 (28.23%) Security Architect
3 30 (24.19%) Analyst
4 27 (21.77%) Security Analyst
5 18 (14.52%) Cloud Architect
5 18 (14.52%) Security Engineer
6 17 (13.71%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 9 (7.26%) AWS Architect
7 9 (7.26%) Consultant
7 9 (7.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Operations Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Security Consultant
8 8 (6.45%) IT Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) IT Security Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Security Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.65%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.61%) Web Services
2 2 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.16%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Cryptography
3 8 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.03%) AS400
4 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.03%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.03%) FMCG
5 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.42%) Equities
6 3 (2.42%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.61%) CMDB
7 2 (1.61%) Statistics
7 2 (1.61%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.81%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.81%) Online Games
8 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.55%) Windows
2 21 (16.94%) Linux
3 16 (12.90%) Unix
4 7 (5.65%) AIX
4 7 (5.65%) Solaris
4 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.03%) VMS
6 5 (4.03%) zOS
7 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.61%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.61%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.32%) SIEM
2 46 (37.10%) Information Security
3 40 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 30 (24.19%) Security Operations
6 20 (16.13%) Identity Access Management
7 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
8 18 (14.52%) Kalman Filter
9 17 (13.71%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (12.90%) Information Assurance
11 15 (12.10%) TOGAF
12 14 (11.29%) Incident Management
13 12 (9.68%) Project Management
13 12 (9.68%) SABSA
13 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (8.87%) Web Filtering
15 10 (8.06%) Attack Monitoring
15 10 (8.06%) Change Management
15 10 (8.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 9 (7.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.65%) Python
2 6 (4.84%) SQL
3 5 (4.03%) Perl
4 4 (3.23%) C
4 4 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.42%) Java
5 3 (2.42%) Ruby
6 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.61%) C#
6 2 (1.61%) C++
6 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (41.13%) CISSP
2 31 (25.00%) CISM
3 23 (18.55%) Degree
4 19 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (14.52%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.48%) CEH
7 10 (8.06%) SC Cleared
8 9 (7.26%) GIAC
9 8 (6.45%) CISA
10 7 (5.65%) CCSP
10 7 (5.65%) SANS
11 6 (4.84%) CCIE
11 6 (4.84%) CCNA
12 5 (4.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (4.03%) MCSE
12 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (3.23%) IISP
13 4 (3.23%) ISSAP
14 3 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (2.42%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.42%) COBIT
3 3 (2.42%) GPG13
3 3 (2.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.42%) SLA
4 2 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.61%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) ClearTrust
4 4 (3.23%) vSphere
4 4 (3.23%) XenApp
5 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.61%) Samba
5 2 (1.61%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Nessus
2 7 (5.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (5.65%) SCCM
3 5 (4.03%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (4.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.03%) Nmap
4 2 (1.61%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.81%) EnCase
5 1 (0.81%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.81%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.81%) QRadar
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Cisco
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle
3 12 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 11 (8.87%) Qualys
5 8 (6.45%) LogRhythm
5 8 (6.45%) Tripwire
6 7 (5.65%) HP
7 6 (4.84%) Citrix
7 6 (4.84%) Forcepoint
7 6 (4.84%) IBM
7 6 (4.84%) Juniper
7 6 (4.84%) NetApp
7 6 (4.84%) VMware
8 5 (4.03%) BEA
8 5 (4.03%) BMC
8 5 (4.03%) CA
8 5 (4.03%) F5
8 5 (4.03%) SAP
8 5 (4.03%) Vitria