The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Assessment skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 550 528 551
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 65 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 22
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£450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £287 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £456 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +30.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Vulnerability Assessment
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Vulnerability Assessment Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Vulnerability Assessment Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK.

Vulnerability Assessment Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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
England -8 61 £450 - 13
London +39 48 £450 - 6
City of London +20 14 £481 +20.31% 2
South East -14 4 £350 -28.20% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £350 -
North West -10 2 £473 - 2
South West -35 2 £450 +2.85% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £500 -
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Luton - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Telford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Woking - - - -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment.

1 74 (50.34%) Information Security
2 65 (44.22%) Firewall
3 62 (42.18%) Penetration Testing
4 57 (38.78%) CISSP
5 44 (29.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 40 (27.21%) Windows
7 38 (25.85%) UNIX
7 38 (25.85%) SIEM
8 36 (24.49%) Finance
9 32 (21.77%) Risk Management
10 31 (21.09%) Security Cleared
11 30 (20.41%) ITIL
11 30 (20.41%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (17.69%) SC Cleared
12 26 (17.69%) Security Architecture
12 26 (17.69%) Cyber Security
13 24 (16.33%) Active Directory
14 22 (14.97%) Linux
14 22 (14.97%) Cisco
14 22 (14.97%) Management Information System
14 22 (14.97%) Network Security
15 21 (14.29%) CISM
16 20 (13.61%) Identity Management
17 19 (12.93%) CESG
17 19 (12.93%) DNS
18 18 (12.24%) Incident Management
18 18 (12.24%) PCI DSS
18 18 (12.24%) ITIL V3
19 17 (11.56%) Computer Science
19 17 (11.56%) CEH

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.84%) Apache
2 8 (5.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.04%) nginx
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.36%) IIS
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.04%) MS Office
4 2 (1.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (44.22%) Firewall
2 30 (20.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (14.97%) Network Security
4 19 (12.93%) DNS
5 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.84%) VPN
7 12 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (7.48%) DHCP
8 11 (7.48%) LDAP
9 10 (6.80%) LAN
10 9 (6.12%) SSL
11 8 (5.44%) WAN
12 7 (4.76%) IPsec
13 6 (4.08%) Internet
14 5 (3.40%) Wireless
15 4 (2.72%) HTTP
15 4 (2.72%) Wireless Security
16 3 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
16 3 (2.04%) DMZ
16 3 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) MySQL
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Metasploit
1 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.04%) Subversion
2 2 (1.36%) GCC
General
1 36 (24.49%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.08%) Legal
4 5 (3.40%) Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Law
5 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (21.77%) Analyst
2 28 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 21 (14.29%) Architect
4 20 (13.61%) Consultant
5 17 (11.56%) Security Architect
5 17 (11.56%) Security Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) Penetration Tester
6 12 (8.16%) Security Manager
6 12 (8.16%) Tester
7 11 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (7.48%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure Designer
8 10 (6.80%) Designer
9 8 (5.44%) Security Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.08%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Web Services
2 7 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (3.40%) JSP
3 5 (3.40%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.36%) HTML
4 2 (1.36%) Middleware
4 2 (1.36%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Management Information System
2 19 (12.93%) CESG
3 17 (11.56%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.84%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (8.16%) PKI
6 10 (6.80%) RMADS
7 9 (6.12%) Open Source
7 9 (6.12%) FMCG
8 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
9 5 (3.40%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.72%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.36%) GIS
12 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.68%) New Media
12 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.68%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Windows
2 38 (25.85%) UNIX
3 22 (14.97%) Linux
4 11 (7.48%) Solaris
5 9 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.72%) AIX
10 3 (2.04%) CentOS
10 3 (2.04%) Debian
11 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.36%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.34%) Information Security
2 62 (42.18%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (25.85%) SIEM
4 32 (21.77%) Risk Management
5 30 (20.41%) ITIL
6 26 (17.69%) Security Architecture
6 26 (17.69%) Cyber Security
7 20 (13.61%) Identity Management
8 18 (12.24%) Incident Management
8 18 (12.24%) ITIL V3
9 16 (10.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (9.52%) Service Management
11 13 (8.84%) Data Protection
11 13 (8.84%) Security Testing
12 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.16%) Data Security
12 12 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
13 10 (6.80%) TOGAF
13 10 (6.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.12%) Shell Script
2 8 (5.44%) Java
3 6 (4.08%) SQL
3 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.40%) VB
4 5 (3.40%) C
4 5 (3.40%) C++
5 4 (2.72%) Python
5 4 (2.72%) Perl
5 4 (2.72%) PHP
5 4 (2.72%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.36%) Ruby
6 2 (1.36%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (38.78%) CISSP
2 31 (21.09%) Security Cleared
3 26 (17.69%) SC Cleared
4 21 (14.29%) CISM
5 17 (11.56%) CEH
6 12 (8.16%) Degree
6 12 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (6.12%) GIAC
8 7 (4.76%) CISA
8 7 (4.76%) CCNA
9 6 (4.08%) SSCP
10 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.40%) CCSP
11 4 (2.72%) CCSA
11 4 (2.72%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.04%) ISEB
13 2 (1.36%) ISSAP
13 2 (1.36%) MCITP
13 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (29.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (12.24%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.44%) SLA
4 7 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (4.08%) QA
6 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (2.04%) COBIT
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.08%) Nmap
4 5 (3.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.04%) Varnish
5 3 (2.04%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.36%) RACF
6 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.68%) UAG
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Tivoli
2 9 (6.12%) Nessus
3 6 (4.08%) Nagios
3 6 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.40%) Puppet
4 5 (3.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (3.40%) CORE IMPACT
4 5 (3.40%) SCCM
4 5 (3.40%) WSUS
5 3 (2.04%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.36%) YUM
7 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Cisco
2 13 (8.84%) Juniper
2 13 (8.84%) SAP
3 11 (7.48%) HP
3 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.48%) Oracle
4 10 (6.80%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.12%) F5
5 9 (6.12%) VMware
6 8 (5.44%) Symantec
7 7 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.08%) Qualys
9 5 (3.40%) Lumension
9 5 (3.40%) McAfee
9 5 (3.40%) Citrix
10 4 (2.72%) Sophos
11 3 (2.04%) Splunk
11 3 (2.04%) IBM
12 2 (1.36%) Sourcefire
12 2 (1.36%) Blue Coat
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