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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 227 224 253
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +29
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.080% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
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£375 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
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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
6684 6212 7076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 71.33% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3468 3352
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 248 325
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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
Berkshire +20 5 £328 -6.42% 7
Surrey -1 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £275 -
Middlesex - 2 £513 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (51.16%) Information Security
1 22 (51.16%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (48.84%) Firewall
3 19 (44.19%) ITIL
4 18 (41.86%) CISSP
5 16 (37.21%) Windows
6 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
7 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) McAfee
7 13 (30.23%) Qualys
8 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (27.91%) MCP
8 12 (27.91%) Linux
8 12 (27.91%) MCSE
8 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
9 11 (25.58%) Security Management
9 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (25.58%) Nessus
10 10 (23.26%) CEH
10 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (23.26%) SCCM
10 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
10 10 (23.26%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (23.26%) Coaching
10 10 (23.26%) CCNA
10 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
10 10 (23.26%) SAN
10 10 (23.26%) IIS
10 10 (23.26%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
1 10 (23.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) Firewall
2 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
3 10 (23.26%) SAN
3 10 (23.26%) Wireless
4 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.65%) IPsec
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
1 20 (46.51%) Security Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
3 8 (18.60%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (11.63%) Cryptography
3 5 (11.63%) PKI
3 5 (11.63%) Smart Meter
3 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Information Security
1 22 (51.16%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) Security Management
4 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
4 10 (23.26%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (23.26%) Coaching
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security Management
6 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.63%) Information Management
7 5 (11.63%) Security Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) ISMS
9 3 (6.98%) Validation
9 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) SIEM
9 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.65%) Change Management
10 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.91%) MCP
2 12 (27.91%) MCSE
3 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (23.26%) CEH
4 10 (23.26%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) CISM
6 4 (9.30%) CRISC
7 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) CISA
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) CCSE
9 1 (2.33%) CCSP
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.65%) COBIT
5 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Nessus
2 10 (23.26%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
1 13 (30.23%) McAfee
1 13 (30.23%) Qualys
2 4 (9.30%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.98%) Lumension
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) Sophos
4 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Tripwire
4 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
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