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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 119 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.079% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £411 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
2246 1898 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.73% 74.64% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1058 915
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £265
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 60 36 25
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Lothian - 4 - -
Glasgow -1 3 £450 +9.42%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £375 -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Qualys
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
6 3 (20.00%) Splunk
6 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 2 (13.33%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Information Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) SCADA
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL V2
4 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (13.33%) OCP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SSCP
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) ISSMP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) NFS
1 2 (13.33%) Samba
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) UAG
2 1 (6.67%) Squid
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SolarWinds
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (20.00%) Qualys
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 2 (13.33%) Avaya
3 2 (13.33%) CommVault
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee