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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 247 250 239
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 14 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 6
Median daily rate £485 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £558 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6689 7861 7146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.40% 79.64% 76.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4129 4807 3976
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 270 281
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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

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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
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Buckinghamshire +24 5 £468 +55.83% 1
Berkshire +7 5 £400 -28.25% 4
Hampshire +10 3 £700 +25.56% 3
Surrey +4 1 £363 -27.50% 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (61.70%) CISSP
2 27 (57.45%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (53.19%) Firewall
4 23 (48.94%) Security Operations
5 22 (46.81%) Information Security
6 21 (44.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (38.30%) Finance
8 17 (36.17%) Intel Security
9 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
10 14 (29.79%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (29.79%) Windows
11 13 (27.66%) VPN
12 12 (25.53%) Cisco
12 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
12 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
13 11 (23.40%) Degree
13 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
14 10 (21.28%) SSL
14 10 (21.28%) GCIH
14 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
14 10 (21.28%) PCI DSS
14 10 (21.28%) Analytics
14 10 (21.28%) SIEM
14 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (19.15%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
15 9 (19.15%) Unix
15 9 (19.15%) Wireless
16 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
16 8 (17.02%) GCIA

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 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Project
1 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
3 4 (8.51%) IaaS
4 3 (6.38%) PaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Yammer
6 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (53.19%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (27.66%) VPN
4 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
5 10 (21.28%) SSL
6 9 (19.15%) Wireless
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (12.77%) Internet
8 6 (12.77%) Network Security
9 5 (10.64%) HTTP
10 3 (6.38%) SSH
11 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
11 2 (4.26%) LAN
11 2 (4.26%) LDAP
11 2 (4.26%) WAN
12 1 (2.13%) DHCP
12 1 (2.13%) DNS
12 1 (2.13%) FTP
12 1 (2.13%) VoIP
12 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) AppScan
1 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.13%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.13%) GDB
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) JUnit
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
1 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.13%) TestNG
1 1 (2.13%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Security Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) Security Specialist
4 9 (19.15%) Incident Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Security Operations Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Information Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Exchange Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Operations Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) 802.1X
2 5 (10.64%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) SAML
4 1 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.38%) PKI
6 2 (4.26%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (4.26%) iPad
6 2 (4.26%) SCADA
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) AIX
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (48.94%) Security Operations
3 22 (46.81%) Information Security
4 15 (31.91%) Mentoring
5 10 (21.28%) Analytics
5 10 (21.28%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (21.28%) SIEM
6 9 (19.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (17.02%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (12.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 6 (12.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
9 6 (12.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
11 4 (8.51%) ITIL
11 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (6.38%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
1 3 (6.38%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) C
2 2 (4.26%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) CISSP
2 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 10 (21.28%) GCIH
5 8 (17.02%) GCIA
6 6 (12.77%) SANS
7 3 (6.38%) CISM
8 2 (4.26%) CEH
8 2 (4.26%) CISA
8 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) GCFA
9 1 (2.13%) CCNP
9 1 (2.13%) CCSP
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.13%) GPEN
9 1 (2.13%) GWAPT
9 1 (2.13%) GXPN
9 1 (2.13%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (6.38%) COBIT
4 3 (6.38%) COSO
4 3 (6.38%) HIPAA
4 3 (6.38%) SAS 70
5 1 (2.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.38%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Nexpose
1 8 (17.02%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.26%) Nessus
3 2 (4.26%) Nmap
3 2 (4.26%) WebInspect
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Cacti
4 1 (2.13%) Core Impact
4 1 (2.13%) HP Fortify
4 1 (2.13%) Kibana
4 1 (2.13%) logstash
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) QRadar
4 1 (2.13%) RSA enVision
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Intel Security
2 12 (25.53%) Cisco
3 9 (19.15%) Blue Coat
4 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
5 7 (14.89%) LogRhythm
5 7 (14.89%) Rapid7
6 6 (12.77%) ArcSight
6 6 (12.77%) F5
6 6 (12.77%) FireEye
6 6 (12.77%) GFI Software
6 6 (12.77%) Juniper
6 6 (12.77%) NetWitness
6 6 (12.77%) Sourcefire
6 6 (12.77%) Symantec
6 6 (12.77%) TippingPoint
7 3 (6.38%) Qualys
7 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.26%) Remedy
9 1 (2.13%) Polycom
9 1 (2.13%) VMware
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