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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 378 391 364
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 31 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 6
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£525 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £280 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vulnerability Management
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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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 16 £525 +16.66%
Bromley - - - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (56.72%) CISSP
2 35 (52.24%) Information Security
3 26 (38.81%) Firewall
3 26 (38.81%) Windows
4 21 (31.34%) Risk Management
5 20 (29.85%) Finance
5 20 (29.85%) Network Security
6 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
7 16 (23.88%) UNIX
7 16 (23.88%) Linux
7 16 (23.88%) GIAC
7 16 (23.88%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (22.39%) GCIA
9 14 (20.90%) ITIL
9 14 (20.90%) Cisco
10 13 (19.40%) LDAP
10 13 (19.40%) Incident Management
11 12 (17.91%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (17.91%) DNS
11 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
11 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
11 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
12 11 (16.42%) SIEM
12 11 (16.42%) DHCP
12 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (14.93%) CESG
13 10 (14.93%) Retail
13 10 (14.93%) CNA

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.81%) Firewall
2 20 (29.85%) Network Security
3 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
4 15 (22.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (19.40%) LDAP
6 12 (17.91%) DNS
7 11 (16.42%) DHCP
8 9 (13.43%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.46%) Internet
10 2 (2.99%) SSH
10 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.99%) SNMP
10 2 (2.99%) LAN
10 2 (2.99%) WAN
10 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.49%) VPN
11 1 (1.49%) Wireless
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Retail
3 8 (11.94%) Games
4 7 (10.45%) Legal
5 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.48%) Banking
7 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Security Analyst
1 19 (28.36%) Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Consultant
2 9 (13.43%) Information Security Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Information Analyst
2 9 (13.43%) Security Specialist
3 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.46%) Designer
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Tester
5 3 (4.48%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Security Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) CESG
1 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.43%) RMADS
2 9 (13.43%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.99%) Equities
5 2 (2.99%) PMI
5 2 (2.99%) Online Games
6 1 (1.49%) Open Source
6 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.81%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) UNIX
2 16 (23.88%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.48%) Solaris
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.99%) CentOS
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.49%) AIX
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Information Security
2 21 (31.34%) Risk Management
3 16 (23.88%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (20.90%) ITIL
5 13 (19.40%) Incident Management
6 11 (16.42%) SIEM
6 11 (16.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (14.93%) ISMS
8 8 (11.94%) TOGAF
8 8 (11.94%) Network Design
8 8 (11.94%) Service Management
8 8 (11.94%) ITIL V3
8 8 (11.94%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (10.45%) Information Assurance
9 7 (10.45%) Data Governance
10 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
10 6 (8.96%) Project Management
10 6 (8.96%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Ruby
2 2 (2.99%) Python
2 2 (2.99%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) CISSP
2 16 (23.88%) GIAC
3 15 (22.39%) GCIA
4 12 (17.91%) Network+ Certification
4 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) CNA
5 10 (14.93%) Novell Certification
6 7 (10.45%) CISM
7 5 (7.46%) Degree
8 4 (5.97%) CEH
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.97%) CISA
9 3 (4.48%) PMP
9 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.99%) GCIH
10 2 (2.99%) CCSE
10 2 (2.99%) MCITP
10 2 (2.99%) CCNP
10 2 (2.99%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.43%) SLA
3 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.99%) COBIT
5 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Snort
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.49%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Nessus
2 2 (2.99%) OpenView
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Foglight
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Cisco
2 9 (13.43%) Juniper
3 8 (11.94%) Qualys
4 7 (10.45%) Splunk
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.96%) Sun
6 5 (7.46%) HP
7 3 (4.48%) ArcSight
7 3 (4.48%) Websense
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) IBM
8 2 (2.99%) VMware
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 2 (2.99%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.99%) BMC
8 2 (2.99%) Remedy
8 2 (2.99%) McAfee
8 2 (2.99%) Sophos