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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 233 240 228
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 44 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.19% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 1
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£450 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +19.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £283
% change year-on-year
- +59.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -
Vulnerability Management
England

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
7715 6912 6396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.74% 74.40% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4732 3901 3519
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 270 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 September 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 1 September 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 - 21 £444 -
Hampshire +8 7 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £500 -
Berkshire -8 4 £465 +9.41%
West Sussex -16 4 £375 +17.18%
Middlesex +7 3 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 62 (74.70%) Information Security
2 44 (53.01%) Firewall
3 43 (51.81%) CISSP
4 33 (39.76%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (32.53%) Security Management
5 27 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (30.12%) Security Testing
7 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
8 21 (25.30%) PKI
8 21 (25.30%) PCI DSS
9 19 (22.89%) Risk Management
10 18 (21.69%) Security Architecture
10 18 (21.69%) SIEM
10 18 (21.69%) Cyber Security
11 17 (20.48%) Security Patching
11 17 (20.48%) OWASP
12 16 (19.28%) Linux
12 16 (19.28%) GIAC
12 16 (19.28%) Patch Management
13 15 (18.07%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (15.66%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (15.66%) VMware
14 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.25%) Finance
15 11 (13.25%) Degree
15 11 (13.25%) Windows
16 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
16 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
16 10 (12.05%) Data Protection Act
17 9 (10.84%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 44 (53.01%) Firewall
2 15 (18.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.64%) VPN
4 8 (9.64%) Internet
4 8 (9.64%) Wireless
5 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.82%) LAN
5 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 4 (4.82%) HTTP
6 3 (3.61%) SSL
6 3 (3.61%) Network Security
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.41%) IPsec
7 2 (2.41%) TACACS
7 2 (2.41%) DNS
8 1 (1.20%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) MySQL
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Legal
3 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Consultant
1 31 (37.35%) Security Consultant
2 23 (27.71%) Architect
3 22 (26.51%) Security Architect
4 17 (20.48%) Analyst
5 16 (19.28%) Security Analyst
6 10 (12.05%) IT Security Consultant
6 10 (12.05%) IT Consultant
7 9 (10.84%) Security Specialist
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Security Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.82%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.61%) Head of Security
10 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Middleware
2 4 (4.82%) XML
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
2 21 (25.30%) PKI
3 10 (12.05%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (9.64%) Cryptography
5 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
6 5 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (6.02%) Smart Meter
6 5 (6.02%) AS400
6 5 (6.02%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.41%) CMDB
9 2 (2.41%) NHS
9 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.20%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (74.70%) Information Security
2 33 (39.76%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (32.53%) Security Management
4 25 (30.12%) Security Testing
5 19 (22.89%) Risk Management
6 18 (21.69%) Security Architecture
6 18 (21.69%) SIEM
6 18 (21.69%) Cyber Security
7 17 (20.48%) OWASP
7 17 (20.48%) Security Patching
8 16 (19.28%) Patch Management
9 13 (15.66%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (12.05%) Data Protection
11 8 (9.64%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (9.64%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 8 (9.64%) Information Security Management
12 7 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
14 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (6.02%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) PHP
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) CISSP
2 16 (19.28%) GIAC
3 11 (13.25%) Degree
4 9 (10.84%) CISM
5 5 (6.02%) CISA
6 4 (4.82%) ISSAP
7 3 (3.61%) CRISC
7 3 (3.61%) CCSP
7 3 (3.61%) CCSA
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) PMP
8 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (25.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Nessus
2 3 (3.61%) WSUS
3 2 (2.41%) SCOM
3 2 (2.41%) WebInspect
3 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) VMware
2 6 (7.23%) IBM
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco
4 3 (3.61%) SAP
4 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.41%) Symantec
5 2 (2.41%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) Intel
5 2 (2.41%) Crossbeam
5 2 (2.41%) Qualys
6 1 (1.20%) Imperva
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.20%) Software AG
6 1 (1.20%) Juniper
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) McAfee