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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 378 404 419
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 37 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.096% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.12% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 6
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£475 £500 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £591 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
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
18702 19426 19753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.66% 77.51% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13186 13576 13307
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 245 371
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 September 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 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 10 £500 -10.11% 6
Bromley - - - -
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England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 52 (57.14%) Firewall
2 47 (51.65%) CISSP
3 39 (42.86%) Information Security
4 35 (38.46%) Windows
5 28 (30.77%) UNIX
6 25 (27.47%) ITIL
7 24 (26.37%) Linux
7 24 (26.37%) Cisco
8 21 (23.08%) Finance
8 21 (23.08%) Network Security
9 19 (20.88%) SIEM
9 19 (20.88%) Risk Management
10 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
11 16 (17.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 15 (16.48%) Reverse Proxy
12 15 (16.48%) Websense
13 14 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
14 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 13 (14.29%) CheckPoint
14 13 (14.29%) Qualys
14 13 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
15 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
15 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
16 11 (12.09%) Internet
16 11 (12.09%) Juniper
16 11 (12.09%) LDAP
16 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (3.30%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (57.14%) Firewall
2 21 (23.08%) Network Security
3 16 (17.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (16.48%) Reverse Proxy
5 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 11 (12.09%) Internet
6 11 (12.09%) LDAP
7 10 (10.99%) DNS
8 9 (9.89%) DHCP
8 9 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (7.69%) VPN
10 5 (5.49%) SAN
11 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.10%) Wireless
12 1 (1.10%) LAN
12 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Legal
4 5 (5.49%) Retail
5 4 (4.40%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.20%) Law
8 1 (1.10%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Analyst
2 25 (27.47%) Security Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Security Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Information Analyst
4 10 (10.99%) Consultant
5 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Security Manager
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Security Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Security Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (6.59%) IT Security Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Designer
9 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Designer
9 5 (5.49%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) LAMP
1 1 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.99%) CESG
3 9 (9.89%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (9.89%) RMADS
3 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.20%) PMI
5 2 (2.20%) Equities
5 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.20%) Economics
5 2 (2.20%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Open Source
6 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 28 (30.77%) UNIX
3 24 (26.37%) Linux
4 6 (6.59%) Solaris
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.30%) AIX
6 3 (3.30%) HPUX
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) Information Security
2 25 (27.47%) ITIL
3 19 (20.88%) SIEM
3 19 (20.88%) Risk Management
4 13 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 11 (12.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (10.99%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.99%) ISMS
7 9 (9.89%) Service Management
7 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.89%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.79%) Network Design
8 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
9 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.69%) Security Management
9 7 (7.69%) Identity Management
9 7 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.59%) Change Management
10 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) Perl
3 4 (4.40%) Ruby
4 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.20%) Python
5 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.10%) PHP
6 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (51.65%) CISSP
2 14 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.99%) CCNP
6 9 (9.89%) CISA
6 9 (9.89%) CISM
6 9 (9.89%) GCIA
6 9 (9.89%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (9.89%) GIAC
6 9 (9.89%) CNA
6 9 (9.89%) Novell Certification
6 9 (9.89%) CCSE
7 4 (4.40%) CCNA
8 3 (3.30%) Degree
8 3 (3.30%) CEH
8 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.20%) PMP
9 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.79%) SLA
3 4 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) OpenView
2 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.10%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) Nessus
2 1 (1.10%) Foglight
2 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Cisco
2 15 (16.48%) Websense
3 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 13 (14.29%) Qualys
4 11 (12.09%) Juniper
5 7 (7.69%) McAfee
6 5 (5.49%) Remedy
6 5 (5.49%) Citrix
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.49%) Sun
6 5 (5.49%) HP
7 4 (4.40%) VMware
7 4 (4.40%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.30%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (3.30%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.30%) Sophos
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle
8 3 (3.30%) SAP
9 2 (2.20%) Sybase
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