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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Assessment
Rank 512 553 544
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -9
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 90 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.056% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 8 21
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£450 £539 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +79.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £210 £300
% change year-on-year
+119.04% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £24.25
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
41933 39117 41115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.18% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26041 24038 23859
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1070 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +43 86 £450 -16.47% 15
London +38 55 £450 -16.66% 8
City of London +22 14 £469 -12.79% 5
South East +1 11 £410 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 - 2
North West +1 6 £498 -
South West - 6 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
Berkshire +12 3 £493 -
East Midlands - 3 £588 -
East of England - 3 £230 -
Manchester -4 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £588 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 £588 -
Cheshire 0 1 £475 -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 2
Channel Islands - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 71 (46.71%) Information Security
2 60 (39.47%) Firewall
3 57 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 50 (32.89%) CISSP
5 43 (28.29%) UNIX
5 43 (28.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 42 (27.63%) Windows
7 40 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 39 (25.66%) Finance
9 34 (22.37%) SIEM
10 31 (20.39%) Linux
11 30 (19.74%) Risk Management
12 29 (19.08%) Security Architecture
12 29 (19.08%) SC Cleared
13 26 (17.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
14 25 (16.45%) ITIL
14 25 (16.45%) Cyber Security
15 24 (15.79%) HP
16 23 (15.13%) Cisco
17 21 (13.82%) Solaris
17 21 (13.82%) Oracle
18 20 (13.16%) LDAP
19 19 (12.50%) DNS
20 18 (11.84%) CESG
20 18 (11.84%) Red Hat
20 18 (11.84%) ITIL V3
20 18 (11.84%) Network Security
21 17 (11.18%) CISM
21 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (5.26%) Apache
2 5 (3.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.97%) nginx
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (39.47%) Firewall
2 26 (17.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (13.16%) LDAP
4 19 (12.50%) DNS
5 18 (11.84%) Network Security
6 17 (11.18%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.55%) VPN
8 12 (7.89%) LAN
9 11 (7.24%) DHCP
9 11 (7.24%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (5.92%) SSL
10 9 (5.92%) SAN
11 8 (5.26%) WAN
11 8 (5.26%) IPsec
12 7 (4.61%) Wireless
13 6 (3.95%) Internet
14 5 (3.29%) VLAN
15 4 (2.63%) HTTP
16 3 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (1.97%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) Big Data
4 1 (0.66%) DB2
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Subversion
1 3 (1.97%) Metasploit
1 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.32%) GCC
General
1 39 (25.66%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.29%) Banking
3 3 (1.97%) Military
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (17.11%) Analyst
2 24 (15.79%) Architect
3 21 (13.82%) Security Analyst
4 19 (12.50%) Consultant
4 19 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 16 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 13 (8.55%) Security Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Tester
8 11 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (7.24%) Penetration Tester
9 10 (6.58%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Designer
10 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Designer
10 9 (5.92%) Storage Support Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) UNIX Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Network Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Security Manager
11 8 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.95%) Web Services
2 5 (3.29%) Software Packaging
2 5 (3.29%) .NET
2 5 (3.29%) JSP
3 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.97%) HTML
4 2 (1.32%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.66%) SOAP
5 1 (0.66%) REST
5 1 (0.66%) Middleware
5 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.84%) CESG
2 14 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.55%) CESG CLAS
3 13 (8.55%) PKI
3 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.58%) RMADS
5 9 (5.92%) Open Source
6 8 (5.26%) FMCG
7 5 (3.29%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.29%) GIS
8 4 (2.63%) Clustering
8 4 (2.63%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.66%) Tandem
9 1 (0.66%) AS400
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.29%) UNIX
2 42 (27.63%) Windows
3 31 (20.39%) Linux
4 21 (13.82%) Solaris
5 15 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.95%) AIX
8 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.63%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.97%) Debian
10 3 (1.97%) CentOS
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.66%) VMS
12 1 (0.66%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.71%) Information Security
2 57 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (22.37%) SIEM
4 30 (19.74%) Risk Management
5 29 (19.08%) Security Architecture
6 25 (16.45%) Cyber Security
6 25 (16.45%) ITIL
7 18 (11.84%) ITIL V3
8 17 (11.18%) Identity Management
8 17 (11.18%) Incident Management
9 16 (10.53%) Security Testing
10 15 (9.87%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (9.21%) Test Strategy
11 14 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (8.55%) Data Protection
12 13 (8.55%) Technical Architecture
12 13 (8.55%) Load Balancing
12 13 (8.55%) Service Management
13 12 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.21%) Bash Shell
2 13 (8.55%) Perl
3 9 (5.92%) SQL
3 9 (5.92%) Python
4 8 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.61%) Bourne shell
5 7 (4.61%) C
6 6 (3.95%) Java
6 6 (3.95%) VB
6 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (1.32%) C++
8 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (32.89%) CISSP
2 40 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.18%) CISM
5 14 (9.21%) CEH
6 10 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.92%) GIAC
7 9 (5.92%) Degree
8 8 (5.26%) CISA
9 5 (3.29%) CCSP
9 5 (3.29%) CCNA
10 4 (2.63%) SSCP
10 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.97%) MBA
12 2 (1.32%) CCSA
12 2 (1.32%) GCIH
12 2 (1.32%) ISSAP
12 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (28.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.55%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.26%) SLA
4 6 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.95%) QA
5 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.32%) COBIT
7 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.26%) Nmap
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.95%) Terminal Server
6 5 (3.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (1.97%) Varnish
9 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.32%) RACF
10 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.66%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) Tivoli
1 11 (7.24%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (6.58%) Puppet
3 9 (5.92%) Nagios
3 9 (5.92%) NetBackup
3 9 (5.92%) Nessus
4 8 (5.26%) CORE IMPACT
5 7 (4.61%) YUM
6 5 (3.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.29%) WSUS
6 5 (3.29%) SCCM
7 3 (1.97%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) HP
2 23 (15.13%) Cisco
3 21 (13.82%) Oracle
4 18 (11.84%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.21%) VMware
5 14 (9.21%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.55%) SAP
6 13 (8.55%) Juniper
7 11 (7.24%) NetApp
8 9 (5.92%) Symantec
8 9 (5.92%) Brocade
9 7 (4.61%) Veritas
10 6 (3.95%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.95%) F5
10 6 (3.95%) McAfee
10 6 (3.95%) CA
11 5 (3.29%) Citrix
11 5 (3.29%) Splunk
11 5 (3.29%) Lumension
12 4 (2.63%) Sun
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