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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vulnerability Management
Rank 500 511 509
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 96 84 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £352 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -17 87 £455 - 41
South East +2 34 £450 +12.50% 14
London -1 30 £481 +1.31% 15
Buckinghamshire - 15 £450 - 2
Milton Keynes - 11 £400 - 1
Surrey +12 10 £513 +7.89% 1
North West -16 10 £362 -23.73% 4
City of London +18 9 £450 +2.85%
Staines +5 9 £513 +7.89% 1
Scotland +7 8 £450 +9.42% 3
South West +13 5 £395 +8.96% 2
East Midlands +3 5 £500 -
Hampshire +2 5 £404 -8.23% 3
Cheshire -6 5 £352 +10.00% 1
West Lothian - 4 - -
Bristol +8 3 £395 +31.66% 1
Glasgow -1 3 £450 +9.42%
Basingstoke - 3 £366 -
East of England +4 2 £475 +26.66% 2
Berkshire -2 2 - - 8
Winchester -8 2 £438 -0.56%
Manchester -11 2 - - 3
Livingston - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £550 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Slough +3 1 - - 2
Reading 0 1 - - 3

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 92 (55.42%) Information Security
2 75 (45.18%) CISSP
3 64 (38.55%) Firewall
4 52 (31.33%) Penetration Testing
5 50 (30.12%) Finance
6 48 (28.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (26.51%) Windows
8 43 (25.90%) Linux
9 39 (23.49%) CISM
10 38 (22.89%) Management Information System
10 38 (22.89%) ITIL
11 36 (21.69%) Risk Management
12 34 (20.48%) Security Architecture
13 33 (19.88%) Cyber Security
14 31 (18.67%) UNIX
15 28 (16.87%) Incident Management
16 27 (16.27%) SIEM
17 26 (15.66%) Project Management
17 26 (15.66%) GIAC
18 24 (14.46%) Degree
18 24 (14.46%) PCI DSS
19 23 (13.86%) Security Testing
19 23 (13.86%) ArcSight
20 22 (13.25%) Security Management
21 21 (12.65%) Qualys
21 21 (12.65%) PKI
22 19 (11.45%) Intrusion Detection
22 19 (11.45%) Change Management
23 18 (10.84%) TCP/IP
23 18 (10.84%) Data Centre

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.01%) IIS
3 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MS Office
2 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) IaaS
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.81%) SaaS
1 3 (1.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (38.55%) Firewall
2 19 (11.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (10.84%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.23%) DNS
4 12 (7.23%) Network Security
5 10 (6.02%) LDAP
5 10 (6.02%) Internet
6 8 (4.82%) DHCP
7 6 (3.61%) SAN
7 6 (3.61%) HTTP
7 6 (3.61%) Wireless
8 5 (3.01%) VPN
9 3 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.81%) LAN
9 3 (1.81%) WAN
9 3 (1.81%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.20%) SSL
10 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
1 3 (1.81%) MySQL
1 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) Ingres
3 1 (0.60%) Informix
3 1 (0.60%) DB2
General
1 50 (30.12%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Retail
3 6 (3.61%) Games
4 5 (3.01%) Legal
5 4 (2.41%) Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.41%) Law
6 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) German Language
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 51 (30.72%) Analyst
2 44 (26.51%) Security Analyst
3 35 (21.08%) Consultant
4 34 (20.48%) Security Consultant
5 26 (15.66%) Architect
6 25 (15.06%) Security Architect
7 19 (11.45%) Security Specialist
8 17 (10.24%) Security Manager
9 13 (7.83%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.82%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Security Project Manager
10 8 (4.82%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Information Manager
10 8 (4.82%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (4.22%) IT Security Specialist
12 6 (3.61%) Senior Security Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) IT Security Consultant
12 6 (3.61%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.01%) Web Services
2 4 (2.41%) Middleware
3 3 (1.81%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.89%) Management Information System
2 21 (12.65%) PKI
3 18 (10.84%) Data Centre
4 15 (9.04%) Cryptography
5 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.63%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (4.82%) Smart Meter
8 6 (3.61%) Human Factors
8 6 (3.61%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (3.61%) Mainframe
8 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.01%) AS400
10 3 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.81%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.81%) CMDB
10 3 (1.81%) Statistics
11 2 (1.20%) RMADS
11 2 (1.20%) Online Games
11 2 (1.20%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.51%) Windows
2 43 (25.90%) Linux
3 31 (18.67%) UNIX
4 7 (4.22%) Solaris
5 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.42%) Information Security
2 52 (31.33%) Penetration Testing
3 38 (22.89%) ITIL
4 36 (21.69%) Risk Management
5 34 (20.48%) Security Architecture
6 33 (19.88%) Cyber Security
7 28 (16.87%) Incident Management
8 27 (16.27%) SIEM
9 26 (15.66%) Project Management
10 23 (13.86%) Security Testing
11 22 (13.25%) Security Management
12 19 (11.45%) Change Management
13 17 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (9.64%) Data Protection
15 15 (9.04%) Patch Management
16 13 (7.83%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (7.23%) Coaching
17 12 (7.23%) Security Patching
17 12 (7.23%) Business Analysis
18 11 (6.63%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.82%) SQL
2 4 (2.41%) C
3 3 (1.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (45.18%) CISSP
2 39 (23.49%) CISM
3 26 (15.66%) GIAC
4 24 (14.46%) Degree
5 15 (9.04%) CISA
6 14 (8.43%) CEH
7 12 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
9 8 (4.82%) CRISC
10 7 (4.22%) MCP
10 7 (4.22%) PMP
10 7 (4.22%) PMI Certification
11 6 (3.61%) CCNA
12 5 (3.01%) SSCP
12 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (3.01%) GCIA
12 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.41%) GCIH
13 4 (2.41%) MCSE
13 4 (2.41%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (28.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (14.46%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.22%) COBIT
4 5 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.41%) SLA
6 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.01%) Snort
4 2 (1.20%) NFS
4 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.20%) Samba
4 2 (1.20%) UAG
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.60%) Squid
5 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (8.43%) Nessus
2 5 (3.01%) SCCM
3 4 (2.41%) OpenView
4 2 (1.20%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.20%) WebInspect
4 2 (1.20%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.60%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.60%) OPNET
5 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) ArcSight
2 21 (12.65%) Qualys
3 16 (9.64%) Splunk
4 15 (9.04%) McAfee
5 14 (8.43%) VMware
6 13 (7.83%) Citrix
7 12 (7.23%) Cisco
7 12 (7.23%) IBM
7 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
8 11 (6.63%) HP
9 7 (4.22%) Websense
9 7 (4.22%) Oracle
10 6 (3.61%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.61%) BMC
10 6 (3.61%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (3.01%) Symantec
11 5 (3.01%) Juniper
12 4 (2.41%) Remedy
12 4 (2.41%) LogRhythm
13 3 (1.81%) LogLogic
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