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 24 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Management
England / South East
Rank 212 231 214
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 24 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.27% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 18
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.90% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -

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
5871 6558 7112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.95% 78.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 3950 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 287 240
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.88 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +22 16 £475 +35.71%
Berkshire +15 3 £450 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £538 - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +11 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 32 (71.11%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 24 (53.33%) SIEM
4 20 (44.44%) Security Management
4 20 (44.44%) Information Security
5 19 (42.22%) Risk Management
6 18 (40.00%) VMware
7 17 (37.78%) Service Management
7 17 (37.78%) Security Hardening
7 17 (37.78%) Data Loss Prevention
8 15 (33.33%) Event Correlation
8 15 (33.33%) IaaS
8 15 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (31.11%) User Stories
10 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
10 13 (28.89%) CISSP
10 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
11 12 (26.67%) SANS
11 12 (26.67%) Splunk
12 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
14 9 (20.00%) Intel Security
14 9 (20.00%) Security Testing
14 9 (20.00%) Patch Management
15 8 (17.78%) ArcSight
15 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
15 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
16 7 (15.56%) Symantec

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 2 (4.44%) Apache
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.89%) LAN
3 4 (8.89%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security
5 2 (4.44%) SSL
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
6 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
General
1 7 (15.56%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Architect
1 8 (17.78%) Consultant
1 8 (17.78%) Security Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Security Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Designer
5 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Operational Security Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Manager
5 2 (4.44%) SIEM Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) ELK Stack
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.56%) CMDB
3 3 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (53.33%) SIEM
3 20 (44.44%) Information Security
3 20 (44.44%) Security Management
4 19 (42.22%) Risk Management
5 17 (37.78%) Data Loss Prevention
5 17 (37.78%) Security Hardening
5 17 (37.78%) Service Management
6 15 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (33.33%) Event Correlation
7 14 (31.11%) User Stories
8 12 (26.67%) ITIL
9 9 (20.00%) Patch Management
9 9 (20.00%) Security Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.56%) Scrum
11 5 (11.11%) Analytics
11 5 (11.11%) OWASP
11 5 (11.11%) Project Management
11 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Python
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CISSP
2 12 (26.67%) SANS
3 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) CLAS
4 5 (11.11%) GIAC
5 3 (6.67%) CISM
5 3 (6.67%) SSCP
6 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) CCNA
7 1 (2.22%) CCSA
7 1 (2.22%) CISA
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CISMP
7 1 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.22%) CRISC
7 1 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) COBIT
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.22%) Snort
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (8.89%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.44%) Nessus
3 2 (4.44%) QRadar
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (2.22%) Kibana
4 1 (2.22%) logstash
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.22%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.22%) Nmap
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) RSA enVision
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) VMware
2 12 (26.67%) Splunk
3 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 8 (17.78%) ArcSight
6 7 (15.56%) BMC
6 7 (15.56%) CA
6 7 (15.56%) HP
6 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
6 7 (15.56%) Symantec
7 5 (11.11%) Qualys
8 4 (8.89%) Cisco
9 3 (6.67%) Apple
10 2 (4.44%) Aruba
10 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.44%) Google
10 2 (4.44%) Juniper
10 2 (4.44%) Sourcefire
11 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
11 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto