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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 139 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.068% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.094% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £575 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +91.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2353 2122 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.76% 72.13% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1058 1152
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 110 105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.96 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Vulnerability Assessment
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

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +2 1 £475 -
Manchester - - - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) PKI
5 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (18.75%) CESG
6 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
7 2 (12.50%) GIS
7 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) IKE
7 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
7 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (12.50%) RACF

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) IPsec
2 2 (12.50%) IKE
2 2 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) CESG
2 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (12.50%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Tandem
4 1 (6.25%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) VMS
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) RACF
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee
1 2 (12.50%) Sophos
1 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
1 2 (12.50%) IronPort
1 2 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Brocade
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