The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 209 233 227
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 48 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.047% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.066% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +534.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Vulnerability Management
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 Management across the South East region.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Surrey +11 16 £513 +13.88%
Berkshire +13 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Middlesex - 5 £536 -
East Sussex - 3 £399 -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (61.40%) Information Security
2 32 (56.14%) CISSP
3 24 (42.11%) Firewall
3 24 (42.11%) Management Information System
4 23 (40.35%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (38.60%) ITIL
6 19 (33.33%) Security Management
7 18 (31.58%) Windows
8 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
8 17 (29.82%) CISM
9 16 (28.07%) Linux
9 16 (28.07%) Security Testing
10 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 15 (26.32%) McAfee
11 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (24.56%) MCSE
11 14 (24.56%) MCP
11 14 (24.56%) Data Protection
11 14 (24.56%) Data Protection Act
12 13 (22.81%) PKI
12 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
13 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (19.30%) CRISC
14 11 (19.30%) Cryptography
15 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (17.54%) Wireless
16 9 (15.79%) Information Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Office
1 8 (14.04%) MS Visio
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.54%) Wireless
4 8 (14.04%) Network Security
4 8 (14.04%) SAN
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.02%) VPN
7 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
8 2 (3.51%) VLAN
8 2 (3.51%) VPLS
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.51%) SSL
8 2 (3.51%) LAN
8 2 (3.51%) WAN
8 2 (3.51%) RIP
8 2 (3.51%) IPsec
8 2 (3.51%) Internet
8 2 (3.51%) MPLS
8 2 (3.51%) OSPF
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Analyst
1 25 (43.86%) Security Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Consultant
2 13 (22.81%) Security Consultant
3 10 (17.54%) IT Security Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 7 (12.28%) Team Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Information Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Information Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Support Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Management Information System
2 14 (24.56%) Data Protection Act
3 13 (22.81%) PKI
4 11 (19.30%) Cryptography
5 8 (14.04%) Smart Meter
6 7 (12.28%) CMDB
7 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.51%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.75%) SecurID
9 1 (1.75%) IVR
9 1 (1.75%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Information Security
2 23 (40.35%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (38.60%) ITIL
4 19 (33.33%) Security Management
5 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
6 16 (28.07%) Security Testing
7 14 (24.56%) Data Protection
8 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (15.79%) Information Security Management
10 8 (14.04%) Information Management
10 8 (14.04%) Validation
10 8 (14.04%) Incident Management
10 8 (14.04%) Change Management
10 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
10 8 (14.04%) Coaching
11 6 (10.53%) Operations Management
11 6 (10.53%) ISMS
11 6 (10.53%) Service Management
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) CISSP
2 17 (29.82%) CISM
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (24.56%) MCSE
3 14 (24.56%) MCP
4 11 (19.30%) CRISC
5 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (14.04%) CEH
6 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) CCNA
7 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.77%) CISA
9 2 (3.51%) GIAC
9 2 (3.51%) Degree
9 2 (3.51%) PMP
9 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.51%) CCNP
10 1 (1.75%) CCIE
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.02%) SLA
4 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Nessus
2 8 (14.04%) SCCM
3 7 (12.28%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (10.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 15 (26.32%) McAfee
2 8 (14.04%) Qualys
3 7 (12.28%) Lumension
4 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) Sophos
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco
6 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.26%) Tripwire
8 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.51%) Juniper
8 2 (3.51%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) F5
9 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec