The first table below looks at the demand for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 24 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 West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 134 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% - 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% - 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+46.77% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.99 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-51.68% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2215 1522 2101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.05% 70.76% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 987 1282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 70 125
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South West region.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment across the South West region.

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Symantec
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (50.00%) WSUS
3 5 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) JSP
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (50.00%) Lumension
3 5 (50.00%) Software Distribution
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) PKI
5 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Software Packaging
1 5 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (30.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (30.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) WSUS
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Symantec
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Lumension
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) McAfee
6 1 (10.00%) LogLogic