The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 249 257 240
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 21 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.075% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.095% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Median daily rate £620 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £345 £448
% change year-on-year
+50.72% -22.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £175.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +503.65%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7318 7350 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.02% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 4163 3834
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 267 285
Median hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Vulnerability Assessment
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Hampshire +13 12 £700 - 1
Berkshire -1 6 £380 - 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £520 -
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 South East region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 23 (65.71%) Security Operations
2 21 (60.00%) SIEM
3 19 (54.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (54.29%) Mentoring
4 17 (48.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (48.57%) CISSP
5 16 (45.71%) Degree
5 16 (45.71%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (34.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (34.29%) Digital Forensics
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco
6 12 (34.29%) Intel Security
6 12 (34.29%) Information Security
6 12 (34.29%) RSA Security Analytics
6 12 (34.29%) Analytics
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) VPN
8 9 (25.71%) GCIA
8 9 (25.71%) GCIH
9 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
10 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (20.00%) MS Project
10 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (17.14%) HTTP
11 6 (17.14%) Firewall
11 6 (17.14%) SSL
11 6 (17.14%) NetWitness
12 5 (14.29%) Windows
12 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Project
1 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) HTTP
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
4 5 (14.29%) SSH
5 4 (11.43%) BGP
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.43%) IPsec
5 4 (11.43%) IPv4
5 4 (11.43%) IPv6
5 4 (11.43%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) MPLS
5 4 (11.43%) Multicast
5 4 (11.43%) OSPF
5 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.43%) VLAN
5 4 (11.43%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Military
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
2 19 (54.29%) Incident Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) IP Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) SCADA
4 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) AIX
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Solaris
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Security Operations
2 21 (60.00%) SIEM
3 19 (54.29%) Mentoring
3 19 (54.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (45.71%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (34.29%) Analytics
5 12 (34.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (34.29%) Digital Forensics
5 12 (34.29%) Information Security
6 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Network Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Document Management
8 4 (11.43%) High Availability
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) Patch Management
8 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
9 3 (8.57%) Security Management
9 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C++
1 2 (5.71%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) CISSP
2 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) GCIA
3 9 (25.71%) GCIH
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CEH
5 2 (5.71%) SANS
6 1 (2.86%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.43%) COBIT
2 4 (11.43%) COSO
2 4 (11.43%) SAS 70
3 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.86%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.86%) Nmap
2 1 (2.86%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco
1 12 (34.29%) Intel Security
2 6 (17.14%) NetWitness
3 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Remedy
4 3 (8.57%) Qualys
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Rapid7