The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 511 531 536
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 96 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.090% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 24 19
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£425 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £578 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
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 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Vulnerability Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Vulnerability Management
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Vulnerability Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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 +22 90 £456 +13.92% 22
South East +19 39 £398 +2.58% 7
London +3 34 £500 +24.84% 9
City of London +10 18 £513 +13.88% 2
Surrey +6 14 £513 +13.88% 1
Staines - 14 £513 - 1
Berkshire +17 13 £400 +14.28% 3
East of England - 7 £500 - 2
Essex - 6 £513 -
Manchester -8 3 - -
North West -12 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £399 -
Reading - 2 - - 1
Lancashire -26 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Preston - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £325 - 1
South West - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 103 (54.50%) Information Security
2 92 (48.68%) CISSP
3 80 (42.33%) Firewall
4 68 (35.98%) Windows
5 47 (24.87%) Penetration Testing
5 47 (24.87%) UNIX
5 47 (24.87%) Management Information System
6 46 (24.34%) ITIL
7 45 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 44 (23.28%) Linux
9 40 (21.16%) Cisco
10 39 (20.63%) TCP/IP
10 39 (20.63%) Risk Management
11 35 (18.52%) Finance
12 34 (17.99%) Network Security
13 31 (16.40%) SIEM
14 30 (15.87%) Intrusion Detection
15 29 (15.34%) Qualys
16 26 (13.76%) Microsoft
17 25 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (13.23%) CISM
18 24 (12.70%) Security Management
19 21 (11.11%) McAfee
20 20 (10.58%) Active Directory
20 20 (10.58%) Nessus
20 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
21 19 (10.05%) Data Protection
21 19 (10.05%) CEH
21 19 (10.05%) GIAC
21 19 (10.05%) ArcSight

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (7.41%) IIS
2 8 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (2.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Office
2 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (42.33%) Firewall
2 39 (20.63%) TCP/IP
3 34 (17.99%) Network Security
4 30 (15.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (9.52%) DNS
6 17 (8.99%) Internet
7 15 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (6.88%) LDAP
9 12 (6.35%) Wireless
10 11 (5.82%) Reverse Proxy
10 11 (5.82%) DHCP
10 11 (5.82%) VPN
11 10 (5.29%) SAN
12 8 (4.23%) SSL
13 7 (3.70%) WAN
13 7 (3.70%) LAN
14 6 (3.17%) FTP
14 6 (3.17%) HTTP
14 6 (3.17%) Wireshark
15 4 (2.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) MySQL
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (5.29%) Banking
3 9 (4.76%) Legal
4 7 (3.70%) Retail
5 6 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.12%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.59%) Games
7 3 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (40.21%) Analyst
2 62 (32.80%) Security Analyst
3 38 (20.11%) Consultant
4 30 (15.87%) Security Consultant
5 22 (11.64%) Information Analyst
6 16 (8.47%) Information Security Analyst
6 16 (8.47%) IT Security Analyst
7 15 (7.94%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.88%) Security Manager
9 11 (5.82%) Security Architect
9 11 (5.82%) Information Security Consultant
9 11 (5.82%) Architect
10 10 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.29%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (4.76%) Auditor
11 9 (4.76%) IT Auditor
12 7 (3.70%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.70%) Network Engineer
13 6 (3.17%) Risk Analyst
13 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.59%) .NET
1 3 (1.59%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.06%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.87%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.47%) PKI
3 15 (7.94%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (7.94%) Cryptography
3 15 (7.94%) CESG
4 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.35%) RMADS
5 12 (6.35%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.29%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (4.76%) Smart Meter
8 7 (3.70%) CMDB
9 6 (3.17%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.06%) PMI
10 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.06%) Equities
10 2 (1.06%) Open Source
11 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.53%) IVR
11 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.53%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 68 (35.98%) Windows
2 47 (24.87%) UNIX
3 44 (23.28%) Linux
4 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.12%) Solaris
6 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.53%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) HPUX
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (54.50%) Information Security
2 47 (24.87%) Penetration Testing
3 46 (24.34%) ITIL
4 39 (20.63%) Risk Management
5 31 (16.40%) SIEM
6 24 (12.70%) Security Management
7 19 (10.05%) Data Protection
7 19 (10.05%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (9.52%) Incident Management
9 17 (8.99%) ISMS
9 17 (8.99%) ITIL V3
10 16 (8.47%) Security Testing
10 16 (8.47%) Service Management
10 16 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.94%) Information Security Management
12 13 (6.88%) Security Architecture
13 12 (6.35%) Service Delivery
13 12 (6.35%) Change Management
13 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.99%) SQL
2 7 (3.70%) Perl
3 5 (2.65%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.12%) Ruby
5 3 (1.59%) C
6 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.06%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (48.68%) CISSP
2 25 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (13.23%) CISM
3 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
4 19 (10.05%) GIAC
4 19 (10.05%) CEH
5 17 (8.99%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.47%) CCNA
7 15 (7.94%) CISA
8 13 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (6.88%) GCIA
9 12 (6.35%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (5.82%) MCP
10 11 (5.82%) MCSE
10 11 (5.82%) Degree
11 10 (5.29%) CNA
11 10 (5.29%) Novell Certification
12 9 (4.76%) CCNP
12 9 (4.76%) CRISC
13 8 (4.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 16 (8.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (6.35%) SLA
5 4 (2.12%) COBIT
5 4 (2.12%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.70%) Snort
4 4 (2.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.06%) Firmware
5 2 (1.06%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 20 (10.58%) Nessus
2 7 (3.70%) SCCM
3 6 (3.17%) OPNET
4 5 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.12%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (1.06%) CORE IMPACT
7 2 (1.06%) OpenView
7 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.53%) Foglight
Vendors
1 40 (21.16%) Cisco
2 29 (15.34%) Qualys
3 26 (13.76%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.11%) McAfee
5 19 (10.05%) ArcSight
6 15 (7.94%) Websense
6 15 (7.94%) Splunk
7 13 (6.88%) VMware
7 13 (6.88%) CheckPoint
8 12 (6.35%) Juniper
8 12 (6.35%) Sun
9 10 (5.29%) HP
10 8 (4.23%) Citrix
10 8 (4.23%) Sophos
11 6 (3.17%) IBM
11 6 (3.17%) Tripwire
11 6 (3.17%) LogLogic
12 5 (2.65%) Lumension
12 5 (2.65%) Remedy
13 4 (2.12%) Oracle
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