The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 138 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.063% 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £455 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +46.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- -51.68%
Vulnerability Assessment
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Glasgow +1 1 £350 -20.45%
Inverclyde - 1 £300 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Nessus
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Nmap
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) Nmap
1 1 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft