The first table below looks at the demand for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 240 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
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£493 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £307 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £461 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+46.77% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.99 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-51.68% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6685 5980 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.66% 70.40% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3192 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 260 315
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire -6 6 - -
Berkshire - 3 £493 - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (29.41%) SIEM
7 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
7 5 (29.41%) Data Security
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) CISSP
8 4 (23.53%) CISM
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
9 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Management
9 3 (17.65%) CESG
9 3 (17.65%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
9 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
9 3 (17.65%) Change Control
9 3 (17.65%) CISA
9 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Security Management
9 3 (17.65%) Wireless
9 3 (17.65%) Risk Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
General
1 3 (17.65%) Military
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CESG
1 3 (17.65%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) Security Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) SIEM
4 5 (29.41%) Data Security
5 4 (23.53%) Cyber Security
6 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) VB
2 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
2 4 (23.53%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) CISA
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) MBA
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) HP