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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 134 146 143
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £469 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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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
2226 2493 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.71% 76.43% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1656 1710
Median daily rate £375 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 87
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £27.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 +3 2 £488 -11.36%
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 1
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Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco

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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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) GCIA
2 1 (20.00%) GSEC
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) Meraki
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL