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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 129 139 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £380 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.00
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
2320 2400 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.85% 77.37% 79.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1619 1597
Median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 107 122
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.40 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 - 8 £380 -
Wiltshire -8 4 - - 2
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (45.83%) CISSP
4 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
5 10 (41.67%) Security Architecture
5 10 (41.67%) ITIL
5 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) Firmware
6 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
6 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (37.50%) Process Improvement
6 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
7 8 (33.33%) Threat Management
7 8 (33.33%) Information Security
8 7 (29.17%) Content Management
8 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
8 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
9 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
9 6 (25.00%) SIEM
10 5 (20.83%) Office 365
10 5 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (20.83%) DDoS Mitigation
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco ISE

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 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
1 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
1 7 (29.17%) Security Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Dashboard Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Development Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Splunk Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Data Centre
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (8.33%) AS400
5 2 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
1 10 (41.67%) Security Architecture
2 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (37.50%) Process Improvement
2 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) Threat Management
4 7 (29.17%) Content Management
4 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) SIEM
6 5 (20.83%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Security Management
9 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.17%) Internal Audit
10 1 (4.17%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) IISP
2 1 (4.17%) PCI QSA
2 1 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) ISO27002
4 1 (4.17%) COBIT
4 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (37.50%) Firmware
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (20.83%) Forcepoint
4 4 (16.67%) Qualys
4 4 (16.67%) Splunk
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat