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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 245 240 233
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.089% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£550 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +45.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £343
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+503.65% -51.68%
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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
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

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
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 29 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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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
Hampshire 0 3 - - 2
Surrey - 2 £550 -
Berkshire +2 1 - - 1
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England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
1 8 (61.54%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
3 6 (46.15%) Middleware
3 6 (46.15%) McAfee
3 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
3 6 (46.15%) PKI
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security Management
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) AIX
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) MS Project
5 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) IT Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (46.15%) PKI
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (7.69%) Economics
6 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
6 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
1 8 (61.54%) SIEM
2 6 (46.15%) Security Management
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
2 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security Management
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
4 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Document Management
5 3 (23.08%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) GCIA
3 4 (30.77%) GCIH
4 2 (15.38%) CISM
5 1 (7.69%) MCTS
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) COSO
2 4 (30.77%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Nmap
1 1 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) McAfee
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Software AG
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) IBM