The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 467 532 534
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +2
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 185 95 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 54
Median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £373 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.11% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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
44047 42983 40920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.94% 79.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27209 25852
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1223 1213
Median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £48.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
England +83 176 £450 -2.17% 24
London +28 68 £533 +9.23% 14
South East -1 38 £435 -3.44% 5
North West -11 20 £425 +14.09% 1
Manchester +1 16 - - 1
Yorkshire - 15 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire - 14 £550 - 1
Leeds - 14 £550 - 1
East of England +24 13 £408 - 2
South West -3 11 £408 +3.16% 1
Scotland -14 10 £400 -11.11%
Berkshire +3 9 £450 - 3
City of London +38 8 £490 +8.88% 3
Bristol -2 8 £408 +3.16%
West Midlands - 8 £275 -
Edinburgh -5 7 £475 -
Surrey -9 7 £430 -16.09% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £425 -
West Sussex - 7 £432 -
Hampshire +2 6 £475 +17.64%
Kent - 5 £434 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £325 -
Reading -2 3 £380 - 1
Winchester -3 3 £500 +14.28%
Swindon -4 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -6 3 - - 1
Thames Valley - 3 £600 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £388 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £425 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £425 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 129 (41.88%) Information Security
2 123 (39.94%) CISSP
3 104 (33.77%) Firewall
4 98 (31.82%) SIEM
5 84 (27.27%) Windows
5 84 (27.27%) Finance
6 72 (23.38%) Cybersecurity
7 70 (22.73%) Security Operations
8 68 (22.08%) PCI DSS
8 68 (22.08%) CISM
9 65 (21.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 54 (17.53%) Linux
11 51 (16.56%) Penetration Testing
12 48 (15.58%) Management Information System
12 48 (15.58%) Network Security
13 45 (14.61%) Security Architecture
14 43 (13.96%) ITIL
15 41 (13.31%) Unix
15 41 (13.31%) Risk Management
16 40 (12.99%) Active Directory
17 38 (12.34%) Data Centre
18 37 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (11.04%) Security Management
19 34 (11.04%) Kalman Filter
20 33 (10.71%) VMware
20 33 (10.71%) Project Management
21 32 (10.39%) Cisco
21 32 (10.39%) Qualys
22 31 (10.06%) Information Assurance
22 31 (10.06%) Degree

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (4.22%) IIS
2 10 (3.25%) OpenStack
2 10 (3.25%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.95%) iPlanet
4 6 (1.95%) MQSeries
5 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.65%) Apache
6 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.97%) MS Office
2 3 (0.97%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) BusinessWare
1 6 (1.95%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.55%) IaaS
2 14 (4.55%) PaaS
3 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.90%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.30%) Office 365
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (33.77%) Firewall
2 48 (15.58%) Network Security
3 31 (10.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 26 (8.44%) LAN
4 26 (8.44%) TCP/IP
4 26 (8.44%) WAN
5 13 (4.22%) Internet
6 12 (3.90%) Wireless
7 7 (2.27%) LDAP
7 7 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (2.27%) VPN
8 6 (1.95%) DNS
8 6 (1.95%) HTTP
9 5 (1.62%) TACACS
9 5 (1.62%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (1.30%) IPsec
10 4 (1.30%) NAS
10 4 (1.30%) SAN
10 4 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.95%) DB2
1 6 (1.95%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.32%) GIS
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) AppScan
General
1 84 (27.27%) Finance
2 22 (7.14%) Banking
3 11 (3.57%) Retail
4 8 (2.60%) Advertising
4 8 (2.60%) Legal
5 7 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.27%) Law
6 6 (1.95%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.30%) French Language
8 4 (1.30%) German Language
8 4 (1.30%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.30%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.97%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.65%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (28.90%) Analyst
2 80 (25.97%) Security Analyst
3 51 (16.56%) Consultant
3 51 (16.56%) Security Consultant
4 49 (15.91%) Architect
5 44 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 26 (8.44%) Security Manager
7 23 (7.47%) IT Analyst
7 23 (7.47%) Security Engineer
8 21 (6.82%) IT Security Analyst
9 18 (5.84%) Cloud Architect
9 18 (5.84%) Information Security Consultant
9 18 (5.84%) Project Manager
10 17 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 17 (5.52%) Information Analyst
10 17 (5.52%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (5.19%) Security Project Manager
12 14 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
13 13 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (4.22%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.95%) MSMQ
2 2 (0.65%) REST
2 2 (0.65%) Web Services
2 2 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.32%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 38 (12.34%) Data Centre
3 27 (8.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.84%) PKI
6 12 (3.90%) AS400
6 12 (3.90%) Cryptography
7 9 (2.92%) FMCG
8 7 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (2.27%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.62%) PMI
11 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.97%) Equities
12 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.65%) CMDB
13 2 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.27%) Windows
2 54 (17.53%) Linux
3 41 (13.31%) Unix
4 17 (5.52%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.22%) Windows 7
6 12 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.25%) AIX
7 10 (3.25%) Solaris
8 9 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.95%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.95%) zOS
11 5 (1.62%) VMS
12 4 (1.30%) Android
13 2 (0.65%) CentOS
13 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (41.88%) Information Security
2 98 (31.82%) SIEM
3 72 (23.38%) Cybersecurity
4 70 (22.73%) Security Operations
5 51 (16.56%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (14.61%) Security Architecture
7 43 (13.96%) ITIL
8 41 (13.31%) Risk Management
9 37 (12.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (11.04%) Kalman Filter
10 34 (11.04%) Security Management
11 33 (10.71%) Project Management
12 31 (10.06%) Information Assurance
13 30 (9.74%) Identity Access Management
14 26 (8.44%) Incident Management
14 26 (8.44%) Threat Management
15 24 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (7.79%) Service Delivery
16 22 (7.14%) Web Filtering
17 21 (6.82%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.60%) Python
1 8 (2.60%) SQL
2 6 (1.95%) Java
2 6 (1.95%) Perl
3 5 (1.62%) C
3 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.30%) Ruby
5 3 (0.97%) C#
5 3 (0.97%) C++
5 3 (0.97%) PHP
6 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 123 (39.94%) CISSP
2 68 (22.08%) CISM
3 31 (10.06%) Degree
4 22 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.49%) CEH
5 20 (6.49%) Security Cleared
6 18 (5.84%) CISA
7 13 (4.22%) GCIH
7 13 (4.22%) SANS
8 11 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.25%) GIAC
10 8 (2.60%) CCSP
11 7 (2.27%) CCNA
11 7 (2.27%) SSCP
12 6 (1.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (1.95%) CCIE
13 5 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (1.62%) GCIA
13 5 (1.62%) IISP
13 5 (1.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (22.08%) PCI DSS
2 65 (21.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (6.17%) COBIT
4 8 (2.60%) ISO27002
5 7 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.95%) ISO27005
6 6 (1.95%) RMADS
7 4 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.97%) GPG13
8 3 (0.97%) SLA
9 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.32%) COSO
10 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 40 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.84%) Firmware
4 9 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.95%) BitLocker
5 6 (1.95%) ClearTrust
6 4 (1.30%) vSphere
6 4 (1.30%) XenApp
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.65%) RACF
7 2 (0.65%) Samba
7 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.65%) Squid
7 2 (0.65%) UAG
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (4.55%) SCCM
2 10 (3.25%) Nessus
2 10 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (2.60%) CA Single Sign-On
5 7 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.62%) Nmap
6 5 (1.62%) WSUS
7 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.97%) SCOM
8 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.32%) EnCase
9 1 (0.32%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.32%) OpenVAS
9 1 (0.32%) QRadar
9 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (10.71%) VMware
2 32 (10.39%) Cisco
2 32 (10.39%) Qualys
3 28 (9.09%) Splunk
4 27 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 25 (8.12%) Intel Security
6 19 (6.17%) CheckPoint
6 19 (6.17%) Oracle
7 14 (4.55%) Citrix
7 14 (4.55%) Symantec
8 13 (4.22%) IBM
9 11 (3.57%) LogRhythm
10 10 (3.25%) Forcepoint
11 9 (2.92%) Juniper
11 9 (2.92%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.60%) ArcSight
12 8 (2.60%) CA
12 8 (2.60%) Tripwire
13 7 (2.27%) HP
14 6 (1.95%) SAP
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