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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 126 132 144
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £408 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +31.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00
Vulnerability Management
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
2287 2297 2431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.16% 76.62% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1489 1520 1592
Median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 96 127
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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 8 £408 +3.16%
Wiltshire -6 3 - - 1
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management 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 Management.

1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) CISSP
3 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
4 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) Firmware
5 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
5 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (39.13%) Process Improvement
5 9 (39.13%) Capacity Management
5 9 (39.13%) Threat Management
6 8 (34.78%) Security Architecture
6 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
7 7 (30.43%) SIEM
8 6 (26.09%) ArcSight
8 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (26.09%) Content Management
8 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) Information Security
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
10 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management

Vulnerability Management
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 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
1 5 (21.74%) Security Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Auditor
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 4 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (8.70%) AS400
5 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Capacity Management
2 9 (39.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (39.13%) Process Improvement
2 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
2 9 (39.13%) Threat Management
3 8 (34.78%) Security Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) SIEM
5 6 (26.09%) Content Management
5 6 (26.09%) Information Security
5 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.04%) Security Management
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) IISP
2 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.70%) ISO27002
4 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) Firmware
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) ArcSight
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (17.39%) Forcepoint
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Qualys
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat