The first table below looks at the demand for Vulnerability Management 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 Management 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 Management
Rank 136 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.046% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
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%
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Vulnerability Management
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 Management across the South West region.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Vulnerability Management
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 Management 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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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
Dorset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
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 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 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) AS400
3 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) CCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) CESG
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) CCSP

Vulnerability Management
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 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CCSP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) IBM