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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 218 232 217
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 31 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.047% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.066% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
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£438 £438 £65
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +573.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6866 6076 5403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.87% 72.14% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 3186 2665
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 335
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £54.50 £44.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
Surrey +15 15 £513 +13.88% 1
Middlesex - 6 £572 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Berkshire +1 1 £475 +11.76% 1
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Hampshire - - - - 4
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Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 40 (64.52%) Information Security
2 38 (61.29%) CISSP
3 27 (43.55%) Management Information System
4 26 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (40.32%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (40.32%) Risk Management
6 24 (38.71%) CISM
7 22 (35.48%) ITIL
8 21 (33.87%) Firewall
8 21 (33.87%) Security Testing
9 20 (32.26%) Security Management
10 18 (29.03%) PKI
10 18 (29.03%) Data Protection Act
10 18 (29.03%) Data Protection
11 16 (25.81%) PCI DSS
11 16 (25.81%) Cryptography
12 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (24.19%) Windows
13 14 (22.58%) CRISC
14 13 (20.97%) Linux
14 13 (20.97%) Change Management
15 12 (19.35%) McAfee
15 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 12 (19.35%) Smart Meter
15 12 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
16 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (17.74%) MCSE
16 11 (17.74%) MCP
17 10 (16.13%) Information Security Management
17 10 (16.13%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
1 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 5 (8.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) Firewall
2 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
3 8 (12.90%) Network Security
4 7 (11.29%) Wireless
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (8.06%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) VPN
7 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.23%) HSRP
8 2 (3.23%) SSL
8 2 (3.23%) LAN
8 2 (3.23%) WAN
8 2 (3.23%) RIP
8 2 (3.23%) IPsec
8 2 (3.23%) Internet
8 2 (3.23%) MPLS
8 2 (3.23%) OSPF
8 2 (3.23%) BGP
8 2 (3.23%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.23%) IP Telephony
General
1 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
1 23 (37.10%) Security Analyst
2 16 (25.81%) Consultant
2 16 (25.81%) Security Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) Team Leader
3 7 (11.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Information Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Information Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Information Security Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (43.55%) Management Information System
2 18 (29.03%) PKI
2 18 (29.03%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (25.81%) Cryptography
4 12 (19.35%) Smart Meter
5 7 (11.29%) CMDB
6 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.06%) Human Factors
8 2 (3.23%) Statistics
9 1 (1.61%) SecurID
9 1 (1.61%) IVR
9 1 (1.61%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Information Security
2 25 (40.32%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (40.32%) Risk Management
3 22 (35.48%) ITIL
4 21 (33.87%) Security Testing
5 20 (32.26%) Security Management
6 18 (29.03%) Data Protection
7 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (20.97%) Change Management
9 12 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (16.13%) Information Security Management
10 10 (16.13%) Information Management
11 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.90%) Validation
11 8 (12.90%) ISMS
12 7 (11.29%) Project Management
13 6 (9.68%) ITIL V3
13 6 (9.68%) Service Management
13 6 (9.68%) Operations Management
14 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (61.29%) CISSP
2 24 (38.71%) CISM
3 14 (22.58%) CRISC
4 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (17.74%) MCSE
4 11 (17.74%) MCP
5 8 (12.90%) CISA
5 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.29%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (9.68%) PMP
7 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
7 6 (9.68%) GIAC
7 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.06%) CEH
8 5 (8.06%) CCNA
9 4 (6.45%) Degree
10 2 (3.23%) CCNP
11 1 (1.61%) CCSE
11 1 (1.61%) CCIE
11 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) SLA
4 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
1 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (9.68%) Nessus
2 6 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) McAfee
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Lumension
3 6 (9.68%) Sophos
3 6 (9.68%) VMware
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) Qualys
5 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.84%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.23%) Juniper
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.23%) F5
8 1 (1.61%) Symantec
8 1 (1.61%) ArcSight