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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 118 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £456 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +30.35%
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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2025 1733 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.55% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 850 826
Average daily rate £385 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) CCSP
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) CEH
1 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) GIAC
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (50.00%) Information Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) SSCP
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) IT Security Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCSP
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CEH
2 4 (50.00%) SSCP
2 4 (50.00%) GIAC
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001