The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 140 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £420 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £510 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -
Vulnerability Assessment
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2431 2405 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.27% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1594 1163
Average daily rate £375 £407 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Vulnerability Assessment
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

Vulnerability Assessment
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
1 8 (100.00%) SANS
2 7 (87.50%) Email Filtering
2 7 (87.50%) Web Filtering
2 7 (87.50%) CREST Certified
2 7 (87.50%) Coaching
2 7 (87.50%) GWAPT
2 7 (87.50%) OSCP
2 7 (87.50%) OSCE
2 7 (87.50%) Internet of Things
2 7 (87.50%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) OWASP
2 7 (87.50%) Security Architecture
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Military
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) IT Security Specialist
1 7 (87.50%) Security Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) IT Architect
2 5 (62.50%) IT Security Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) Internet of Things
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) SIEM
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Coaching
2 7 (87.50%) Email Filtering
2 7 (87.50%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (87.50%) OWASP
2 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Security Architecture
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
2 7 (87.50%) Web Filtering
3 6 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) SANS
2 7 (87.50%) CREST Certified
2 7 (87.50%) GWAPT
2 7 (87.50%) OSCE
2 7 (87.50%) OSCP
3 1 (12.50%) GCIA
3 1 (12.50%) GSEC
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco