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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 131 128 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 5 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.14% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£350 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -6.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £283
% change year-on-year
- +59.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -
Vulnerability Management
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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
2603 2152 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.57% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1101 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
Edinburgh -11 5 £350 - 5
Vulnerability Management
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Qualys
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) UAG
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) SSCP
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.38%) Ethernet
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Information Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V2
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
3 1 (7.69%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) ISSMP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) UAG
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Qualys
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) VMware