The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 226 215 229
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 23 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.11% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 7
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£394 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £360 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.94% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6685 5980 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.66% 70.40% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3664 3192 3249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 260 315
Average hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Vulnerability Management
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
West Sussex - 10 £320 - 1
Berkshire +9 8 £450 +28.57% 3
Surrey -5 2 - -
Hampshire -11 2 £445 +11.25%
Kent - - - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) CISSP
3 19 (41.30%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
4 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 18 (39.13%) Windows
5 15 (32.61%) Information Security
6 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (28.26%) Qualys
7 12 (26.09%) ITIL
8 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (23.91%) CISM
8 11 (23.91%) Finance
9 10 (21.74%) Wireless
9 10 (21.74%) Security Management
9 10 (21.74%) CEH
9 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
9 10 (21.74%) Nessus
9 10 (21.74%) CCNA
9 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 10 (21.74%) McAfee
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (21.74%) SAN
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.74%) MS Visio
9 10 (21.74%) MCP
9 10 (21.74%) IIS
9 10 (21.74%) MS Office
9 10 (21.74%) Linux
9 10 (21.74%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (21.74%) IIS
2 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
1 10 (21.74%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) Firewall
2 18 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 10 (21.74%) SAN
3 10 (21.74%) Wireless
4 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
1 19 (41.30%) Security Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Security Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Security Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Tester
7 1 (2.17%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (32.61%) Information Security
3 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL
5 10 (21.74%) Security Management
5 10 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 8 (17.39%) SIEM
7 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Management
8 2 (4.35%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) Test Management
9 1 (2.17%) Security Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Use Case
9 1 (2.17%) Data Security
9 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) CISSP
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.91%) CISM
3 10 (21.74%) MCP
3 10 (21.74%) MCSE
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (21.74%) CEH
3 10 (21.74%) CCNA
4 5 (10.87%) CRISC
4 5 (10.87%) CISA
5 1 (2.17%) CCSP
5 1 (2.17%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.35%) COBIT
4 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Nessus
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Qualys
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) McAfee
3 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.17%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec