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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.066% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £98.75 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+240.63% -
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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
2313 1918 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.34% 73.66% 72.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1052 907
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 30 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 £300 -
Moray - 1 £425 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
1 1 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft