The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 132 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.13% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.16% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£395 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2335 2449 1599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.06% 76.87% 70.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1532 991
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 108 67
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
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 Management across the South West region.

Vulnerability Management Hourly 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 1 May 2015. 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
Bristol +5 3 £395 +31.66% 1
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) CISM
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Splunk
5 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 3 (25.00%) ISACA
6 3 (25.00%) GPEN
6 3 (25.00%) GSEC
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) COBIT
6 3 (25.00%) CEH
6 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Coaching
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) ISACA
4 3 (25.00%) GPEN
4 3 (25.00%) GSEC
4 3 (25.00%) CEH
4 3 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 3 (25.00%) GIAC
4 3 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) SSCP
5 2 (16.67%) GCIA
6 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) COBIT
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk
1 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 4 (33.33%) McAfee
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper