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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 145 140 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £455
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.99
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2370 2479 2315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.86% 77.32% 77.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1662 1550
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 111 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -6 2 £500 - 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) SANS
4 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) SABSA
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CLAS
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) GCIA
3 1 (16.67%) GSEC
3 1 (16.67%) GWAPT
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) OSCE
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (16.67%) Meraki
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
1 1 (16.67%) Siemens
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
1 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL