The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 122 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 16 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £550 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £450 £423
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00
Vulnerability Management
UK

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
2126 2587 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.14% 81.15% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1301 1149
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 10 £550 +57.14%
Glasgow +5 6 - -
Vulnerability Management
UK

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 10 (37.04%) Information Security
3 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) Qualys
4 9 (33.33%) Network Security
4 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 8 (29.63%) CISSP
6 7 (25.93%) Law
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
6 7 (25.93%) Splunk
6 7 (25.93%) SIEM
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Security Management
8 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (14.81%) Threat Management
9 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (14.81%) CISM
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) Symantec
9 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Network Security
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Law
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Consultant
1 15 (55.56%) Security Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Security Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Security Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) SIEM Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Security Management Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) SOC Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) SOC Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
2 4 (14.81%) SWIFT
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) SIEM
3 5 (18.52%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Threat Management
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V2
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) CISM
3 4 (14.81%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
3 4 (14.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) RACF
3 2 (7.41%) Squid
3 2 (7.41%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Qualys
2 9 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 7 (25.93%) Splunk
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
5 2 (7.41%) CA
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds