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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 247 240 235
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 33 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 15
Median daily rate £434 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £386 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
Vulnerability Management
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
7669 7741 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.51% 77.93% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4708 4348 3877
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 282 277
Median hourly rate £37.00 £32.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Berkshire +7 8 £400 - 2
Kent - 8 £430 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £434 -
Hampshire +2 5 £475 +17.64%
Surrey -10 5 £400 -21.95%
Thames Valley - 3 £600 -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £400 -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 23 (47.92%) Information Security
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) CISSP
3 17 (35.42%) Firewall
4 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 15 (31.25%) Security Operations
6 12 (25.00%) Qualys
6 12 (25.00%) Linux
7 11 (22.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (20.83%) VMware
8 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 10 (20.83%) SIEM
9 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (16.67%) Splunk
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (14.58%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (14.58%) Finance
11 7 (14.58%) ITIL
11 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
12 6 (12.50%) IBM
12 6 (12.50%) Security Management
12 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
12 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 6 (12.50%) SCCM
13 5 (10.42%) ISMS
13 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure

Vulnerability Management
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 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) iPlanet
1 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) BusinessWare
1 1 (2.08%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) HTTP
6 2 (4.17%) Intranet
6 2 (4.17%) TACACS
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 19 (39.58%) Security Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) CISSP Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) SOC Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Forensic Data Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) OAT Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Operational Security Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (10.42%) AS400
3 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.17%) iPad
5 2 (4.17%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 2 (4.17%) CentOS
6 2 (4.17%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Information Security
2 15 (31.25%) Security Operations
3 10 (20.83%) SIEM
4 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (12.50%) Security Management
8 5 (10.42%) Email Filtering
8 5 (10.42%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (10.42%) ISMS
8 5 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (8.33%) Security Auditing
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) CISSP
2 5 (10.42%) SANS
2 5 (10.42%) SSCP
3 3 (6.25%) CISM
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) CEH
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) GCIA
4 2 (4.17%) GCIH
5 1 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) CCSA
5 1 (2.08%) CCSP
5 1 (2.08%) CISA
5 1 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.33%) COBIT
3 4 (8.33%) ISO27002
3 4 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ISO22301
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 4 (8.33%) Firmware
4 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) Nessus
4 1 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Qualys
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Splunk
4 6 (12.50%) IBM
5 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.33%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Aruba
7 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.08%) Arqiva
8 1 (2.08%) BEA
8 1 (2.08%) CA
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat