The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 137 151 126
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.20% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £350 £346 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -27.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £380 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £455
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.99
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2974 2948 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.04% 78.07% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1737 1227
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 126 94
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Manchester -4 10 £363 +11.53% 3
Cheshire +2 1 £225 -38.77%
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 North West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 13 (76.47%) Network Security
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) SSL
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (41.18%) CISMP
5 7 (41.18%) PKI
5 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (41.18%) Kaspersky
5 7 (41.18%) SIEM
5 7 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 7 (41.18%) Clearswift
6 6 (35.29%) CISSP
6 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (35.29%) SmoothWall
6 6 (35.29%) Threat Management
6 6 (35.29%) CCENT
7 5 (29.41%) CISM
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Application Rationalisation
7 5 (29.41%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (29.41%) CLAS
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 3 (17.65%) Telecoms

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Network Security
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) SSL
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) FWSM
7 2 (11.76%) IPsec
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) OpenScape
7 2 (11.76%) SAN
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) WLAN
8 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Informix
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Introscope
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Mockito
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Security Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Security Manager
2 3 (17.65%) ICT Assistant
2 3 (17.65%) ICT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) JDBC
2 1 (5.88%) PowerMock
2 1 (5.88%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
1 7 (41.18%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (41.18%) SIEM
3 6 (35.29%) Threat Management
4 5 (29.41%) Application Rationalisation
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISMP
2 6 (35.29%) CCENT
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (29.41%) CISM
3 5 (29.41%) CLAS
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SmoothWall
2 2 (11.76%) Cacti
3 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Clearswift
2 7 (41.18%) Kaspersky
3 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Polycom
4 2 (11.76%) Siemens
4 2 (11.76%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Compuware
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Perforce
5 1 (5.88%) VMware