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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 238 237 250
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.080% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£488 £350 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -17.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
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
6709 6275 7158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.58% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3792 3477 3405
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 252 321
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 2 £488 +39.28% 4
Surrey -4 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Vulnerability Management
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (57.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) CISSP
3 21 (52.50%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (47.50%) Information Security
5 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
6 16 (40.00%) SQL
6 16 (40.00%) Windows
7 14 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (32.50%) Qualys
8 13 (32.50%) ITIL
9 12 (30.00%) Security Management
10 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
10 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
11 10 (25.00%) CEH
11 10 (25.00%) SCCM
11 10 (25.00%) Coaching
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (25.00%) SAN
11 10 (25.00%) McAfee
11 10 (25.00%) MCP
11 10 (25.00%) IIS
11 10 (25.00%) MS Office
11 10 (25.00%) Linux
11 10 (25.00%) MCSE
11 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
11 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.00%) CCNA
11 10 (25.00%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
1 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) Firewall
2 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) SAN
3 10 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
1 19 (47.50%) Security Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.50%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.00%) CMDB
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.50%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (47.50%) Information Security
3 14 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (32.50%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) Security Management
6 10 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 10 (25.00%) Coaching
7 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) SIEM
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.00%) Information Security Management
11 2 (5.00%) ISMS
11 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (5.00%) Security Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Change Control
11 2 (5.00%) Security Architecture
11 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.00%) Information Management
12 1 (2.50%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (2.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) CISSP
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (25.00%) CEH
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (25.00%) MCP
3 10 (25.00%) MCSE
3 10 (25.00%) CCNA
3 10 (25.00%) CISM
4 6 (15.00%) CRISC
5 4 (10.00%) CISA
6 1 (2.50%) CCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
1 10 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Qualys
2 10 (25.00%) McAfee
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.50%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
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