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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 393 367 379
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 52 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 44
Median daily rate £500 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £363 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £641 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
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
19768 19565 19558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.81% 82.47% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14139 13956 13585
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 217 230
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +25 10 £500 +23.45% 2
Croydon - 9 £535 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 £530 +46.20%
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 56 (45.90%) Information Security
2 51 (41.80%) SIEM
3 47 (38.52%) CISSP
4 42 (34.43%) Firewall
5 36 (29.51%) Finance
6 35 (28.69%) Security Operations
7 32 (26.23%) CISM
7 32 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 28 (22.95%) LAN
9 27 (22.13%) WAN
9 27 (22.13%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (19.67%) PCI DSS
11 23 (18.85%) SC Cleared
11 23 (18.85%) Security Cleared
11 23 (18.85%) TCP/IP
11 23 (18.85%) Management Information System
12 22 (18.03%) Risk Management
12 22 (18.03%) Cisco
13 21 (17.21%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (14.75%) Network Security
14 18 (14.75%) Incident Management
15 17 (13.93%) Nessus
15 17 (13.93%) Identity Access Management
16 16 (13.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 16 (13.11%) VMware
16 16 (13.11%) CISA
16 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (12.30%) Qualys
17 15 (12.30%) Degree

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 9 (7.38%) OpenStack
2 8 (6.56%) IIS
3 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Office
2 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.38%) IaaS
2 9 (7.38%) PaaS
3 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.10%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (34.43%) Firewall
2 28 (22.95%) LAN
3 27 (22.13%) WAN
4 23 (18.85%) TCP/IP
5 18 (14.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (14.75%) Network Security
6 11 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.28%) DNS
7 4 (3.28%) Internet
8 3 (2.46%) MPLS
8 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.64%) NAS
9 2 (1.64%) SAN
9 2 (1.64%) VPN
9 2 (1.64%) Wireless
10 1 (0.82%) HTTP
10 1 (0.82%) IPsec
10 1 (0.82%) Multicast
10 1 (0.82%) SSL
10 1 (0.82%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) AppScan
General
1 36 (29.51%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Legal
4 5 (4.10%) Advertising
5 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.28%) French Language
5 4 (3.28%) German Language
5 4 (3.28%) Portuguese Language
5 4 (3.28%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Analyst
2 27 (22.13%) Security Analyst
3 20 (16.39%) Security Engineer
4 17 (13.93%) Architect
5 14 (11.48%) Consultant
5 14 (11.48%) Security Architect
6 13 (10.66%) Security Consultant
7 12 (9.84%) Security Manager
8 10 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (7.38%) AWS Architect
10 8 (6.56%) Information Officer
10 8 (6.56%) Information Security Officer
10 8 (6.56%) Security Officer
10 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 7 (5.74%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) IT Security Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) Security Specialist
12 6 (4.92%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.92%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Web Services
1 2 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.28%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.46%) Equities
5 3 (2.46%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.64%) CMDB
6 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) CESG
7 1 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.82%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.82%) Online Games
7 1 (0.82%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 13 (10.66%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Unix
4 5 (4.10%) VMS
4 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) AIX
7 2 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.64%) Solaris
7 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.64%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) Information Security
2 51 (41.80%) SIEM
3 35 (28.69%) Security Operations
4 27 (22.13%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (18.03%) Risk Management
6 21 (17.21%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (14.75%) Incident Management
8 17 (13.93%) Identity Access Management
9 15 (12.30%) Change Control
9 15 (12.30%) Patch Management
10 12 (9.84%) Security Management
11 11 (9.02%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (9.02%) Web Filtering
12 10 (8.20%) Information Assurance
12 10 (8.20%) Information Security Management
12 10 (8.20%) Security Architecture
13 9 (7.38%) Attack Monitoring
13 9 (7.38%) ITIL
14 8 (6.56%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) Python
2 6 (4.92%) Perl
3 5 (4.10%) C
3 5 (4.10%) SQL
4 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.46%) Java
5 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.46%) Ruby
6 2 (1.64%) C#
6 2 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (38.52%) CISSP
2 32 (26.23%) CISM
3 23 (18.85%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.85%) Security Cleared
4 16 (13.11%) CISA
5 15 (12.30%) Degree
6 11 (9.02%) CEH
7 8 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.92%) CCNA
8 6 (4.92%) IISP
9 5 (4.10%) BC Cleared
9 5 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
9 5 (4.10%) GCIA
9 5 (4.10%) GCIH
9 5 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.10%) MCSE
9 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.10%) SANS
10 4 (3.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (19.67%) PCI DSS
3 11 (9.02%) RMADS
4 5 (4.10%) GPG13
4 5 (4.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (4.10%) SLA
5 4 (3.28%) ISO27002
6 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.64%) COBIT
7 2 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.66%) vSphere
3 6 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.64%) Samba
5 2 (1.64%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) Nessus
2 16 (13.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (7.38%) SCCM
4 5 (4.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (2.46%) Nmap
6 2 (1.64%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.82%) EnCase
7 1 (0.82%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.82%) QRadar
7 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Cisco
2 16 (13.11%) VMware
3 15 (12.30%) Qualys
4 13 (10.66%) AlienVault
5 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.56%) ArcSight
6 8 (6.56%) LogRhythm
6 8 (6.56%) Splunk
7 7 (5.74%) BMC
7 7 (5.74%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.92%) HP
8 6 (4.92%) NetApp
8 6 (4.92%) Tripwire
9 5 (4.10%) FireEye
9 5 (4.10%) Remedy
10 4 (3.28%) Citrix
10 4 (3.28%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.28%) Oracle
11 3 (2.46%) Juniper
11 3 (2.46%) Sun