The first table below looks at the demand for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 385 356 424
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +68
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 27 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.13% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 4
Average daily rate £475 £525 £656
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £464 £541
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £833
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
+31.03% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18525 16438 20568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 11434 13436
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 228 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 4 £431 -21.59% 3
Bromley - - - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 39 (57.35%) UNIX
2 32 (47.06%) Linux
3 31 (45.59%) Windows
4 30 (44.12%) SIEM
5 27 (39.71%) Firewall
6 26 (38.24%) Information Security
7 25 (36.76%) Finance
8 18 (26.47%) Management Information System
9 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
9 16 (23.53%) CISSP
10 14 (20.59%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
11 12 (17.65%) Solaris
12 11 (16.18%) HP
12 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (16.18%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (14.71%) Network Security
14 9 (13.24%) ArcSight
14 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
14 9 (13.24%) DNS
14 9 (13.24%) ITIL
14 9 (13.24%) Apache
14 9 (13.24%) GIAC
15 8 (11.76%) GCIA
15 8 (11.76%) Service Management
15 8 (11.76%) LDAP
15 8 (11.76%) DHCP
15 8 (11.76%) NFS
15 8 (11.76%) Puppet
15 8 (11.76%) Cobbler

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.24%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.71%) Firewall
2 14 (20.59%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (14.71%) Network Security
4 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.24%) DNS
5 8 (11.76%) LDAP
5 8 (11.76%) DHCP
6 6 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.94%) HTTP
8 2 (2.94%) SAN
8 2 (2.94%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Law
2 7 (10.29%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Games
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Legal
5 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Security Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Security Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Security Administrator
5 8 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (11.76%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.76%) Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Security Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) UNIX Administrator
6 6 (8.82%) Security Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.35%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Designer
7 5 (7.35%) Security Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Project Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) PKI
3 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.94%) Equities
4 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.94%) Economics
4 2 (2.94%) PMI
4 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) UNIX
2 32 (47.06%) Linux
3 31 (45.59%) Windows
4 12 (17.65%) Solaris
5 11 (16.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.94%) FreeBSD
8 2 (2.94%) AIX
8 2 (2.94%) HPUX
9 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.47%) CentOS
9 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) SIEM
2 26 (38.24%) Information Security
3 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 9 (13.24%) ITIL
5 8 (11.76%) Service Management
6 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.82%) Security Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) MOF
7 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.35%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.88%) Network Design
8 4 (5.88%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.41%) Information Assurance
9 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (4.41%) Security Management
9 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C
2 3 (4.41%) Perl
3 2 (2.94%) Ruby
3 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) CISSP
2 9 (13.24%) GIAC
3 8 (11.76%) GCIA
4 5 (7.35%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (7.35%) CNA
4 5 (7.35%) Novell Certification
5 4 (5.88%) GCIH
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.41%) MCP
6 3 (4.41%) MCSE
6 3 (4.41%) MCSA
6 3 (4.41%) GCED
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.94%) RHCE
7 2 (2.94%) PMP
7 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCNP
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) NFS
2 3 (4.41%) Nmap
3 2 (2.94%) Snort
4 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
1 8 (11.76%) Cobbler
2 3 (4.41%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (4.41%) Nessus
3 2 (2.94%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.47%) Foglight
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 11 (16.18%) HP
2 11 (16.18%) Cyber-Ark
3 9 (13.24%) ArcSight
4 6 (8.82%) Qualys
5 4 (5.88%) Rapid7
5 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.41%) Websense
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) Varonis
6 3 (4.41%) Acunetix
6 3 (4.41%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.94%) Symantec
7 2 (2.94%) McAfee
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
7 2 (2.94%) IBM
7 2 (2.94%) Sybase
7 2 (2.94%) VMware