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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 121 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£510 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £400 £600
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -33.33%
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
2274 1963 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.76% 72.78% 66.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1000 942
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 97 83
Average hourly rate £26.50 £33.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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

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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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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 28 January 2015. 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
Manchester -3 1 £510 +27.50% 2
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Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) CISSP
1 8 (88.89%) Security Architecture
1 8 (88.89%) Cyber Security
2 7 (77.78%) CESG
2 7 (77.78%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 6 (66.67%) SABSA
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Firmware
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) Nagios
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (11.11%) SNMP
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
2 7 (77.78%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) CESG
1 7 (77.78%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) HPUX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Security Architecture
1 8 (88.89%) Cyber Security
2 6 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) SABSA
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Brocade