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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 223 234 245
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 27 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.047% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.065% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
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£386 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
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
6947 6138 6769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.83% 71.46% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3953 3423 3263
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 241 335
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 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 22 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 +22 11 £328 -6.42% 3
Surrey +5 5 - -
Middlesex - 4 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £313 -
East Sussex - 2 £398 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 26 (52.00%) Information Security
1 26 (52.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (46.00%) ITIL
3 20 (40.00%) CISSP
4 19 (38.00%) Windows
4 19 (38.00%) Firewall
5 16 (32.00%) Management Information System
5 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (30.00%) Linux
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) McAfee
8 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (26.00%) MCSE
8 13 (26.00%) MCP
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
8 13 (26.00%) Qualys
8 13 (26.00%) Security Testing
9 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (24.00%) Security Management
10 11 (22.00%) Wireless
10 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (22.00%) Nessus
10 11 (22.00%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (22.00%) Data Protection
10 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
11 10 (20.00%) SCCM
11 10 (20.00%) CEH
11 10 (20.00%) PKI
11 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 10 (20.00%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Office
1 10 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) Firewall
2 16 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.00%) Wireless
4 10 (20.00%) SAN
5 6 (12.00%) Network Security
6 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.00%) VPN
8 3 (6.00%) Internet
9 2 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (4.00%) IPsec
10 1 (2.00%) HSRP
10 1 (2.00%) SSL
10 1 (2.00%) LAN
10 1 (2.00%) WAN
10 1 (2.00%) RIP
10 1 (2.00%) BGP
10 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
10 1 (2.00%) MPLS
10 1 (2.00%) OSPF
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
1 19 (38.00%) Security Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Consultant
2 13 (26.00%) Security Consultant
3 12 (24.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) IT Security Project Manager
6 1 (2.00%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (22.00%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (20.00%) PKI
4 9 (18.00%) Cryptography
5 8 (16.00%) Smart Meter
6 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.00%) CMDB
8 1 (2.00%) IVR
8 1 (2.00%) CESG
8 1 (2.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) UNIX
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Information Security
1 26 (52.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (46.00%) ITIL
3 13 (26.00%) Security Testing
4 12 (24.00%) Security Management
5 11 (22.00%) Data Protection
6 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 10 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 10 (20.00%) Coaching
7 9 (18.00%) Risk Management
8 8 (16.00%) Information Management
8 8 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (12.00%) ISMS
10 5 (10.00%) Validation
11 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
11 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.00%) SIEM
12 3 (6.00%) Change Control
12 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) CISSP
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.00%) MCSE
2 13 (26.00%) MCP
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (20.00%) CEH
4 10 (20.00%) CCNA
5 5 (10.00%) CISM
5 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) CISA
6 4 (8.00%) CRISC
7 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.00%) CCSE
8 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.00%) COBIT
4 2 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Nessus
2 10 (20.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (28.00%) McAfee
2 13 (26.00%) Qualys
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 4 (8.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (8.00%) Lumension
4 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.00%) Sophos
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Tripwire
5 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) F5
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