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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 511 530 522
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 108 71 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 42
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £254 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £572 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +39 105 £458 +1.66% 56
London +27 54 £525 - 32
South East -13 15 £425 -5.55% 15
North West - 12 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -3 9 £410 +18.84% 1
South West +5 8 £350 +42.85% 2
Manchester - 7 £425 - 2
East of England +1 6 £413 +3.12%
South Yorkshire - 6 £410 -
Sheffield - 6 £410 -
Wiltshire +3 5 - - 1
Swindon +2 5 - - 1
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
Hampshire +8 4 £350 -17.64%
Berkshire +6 4 £500 +5.26% 10
Basingstoke - 4 £350 -
City of London +35 3 £390 -25.71% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 3 - -
Bristol -2 3 £350 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -2 3 - - 1
Essex -6 3 £270 -6.89%
Scotland -10 3 £400 - 1
Surrey -15 3 £425 -17.07%
Leeds - 3 - - 1
Reading - 3 £500 - 6
Staines -2 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 £493 +6.48%
Middlesex -7 1 £500 -12.58% 2

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 88 (42.72%) Information Security
2 71 (34.47%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (33.50%) CISSP
4 68 (33.01%) Firewall
5 62 (30.10%) SIEM
6 54 (26.21%) Finance
7 53 (25.73%) Penetration Testing
8 50 (24.27%) Windows
9 49 (23.79%) Security Architecture
10 45 (21.84%) Security Operations
11 42 (20.39%) Risk Management
12 38 (18.45%) PCI DSS
13 37 (17.96%) Linux
14 34 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 31 (15.05%) CISM
16 30 (14.56%) Identity Access Management
17 29 (14.08%) Management Information System
18 24 (11.65%) Security Management
18 24 (11.65%) Project Management
18 24 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 24 (11.65%) Information Assurance
19 23 (11.17%) Oracle
20 22 (10.68%) Unix
20 22 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
20 22 (10.68%) Network Security
21 20 (9.71%) TOGAF
21 20 (9.71%) Degree
21 20 (9.71%) Intrusion Detection
22 19 (9.22%) Banking
22 19 (9.22%) ITIL

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (4.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.40%) IIS
2 7 (3.40%) iPlanet
2 7 (3.40%) MQSeries
2 7 (3.40%) WebLogic
2 7 (3.40%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.40%) BusinessWare
1 7 (3.40%) SAP R/3
2 4 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.85%) SaaS
2 9 (4.37%) IaaS
2 9 (4.37%) PaaS
3 4 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (33.01%) Firewall
2 22 (10.68%) Network Security
3 20 (9.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (6.80%) Internet
5 13 (6.31%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.85%) WAN
7 9 (4.37%) LAN
8 8 (3.88%) VPN
9 6 (2.91%) DHCP
9 6 (2.91%) DNS
9 6 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (2.91%) Wireless
10 5 (2.43%) IPsec
11 4 (1.94%) BGP
11 4 (1.94%) EIGRP
11 4 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (1.94%) Multicast
11 4 (1.94%) OSPF
11 4 (1.94%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (1.94%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.40%) DB2
1 7 (3.40%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.97%) MySQL
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.49%) Big Data
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Toad
General
1 54 (26.21%) Finance
2 19 (9.22%) Banking
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 8 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.43%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.94%) Automotive
8 4 (1.94%) Games
9 3 (1.46%) Advertising
9 3 (1.46%) Legal
9 3 (1.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (24.76%) Analyst
2 47 (22.82%) Security Analyst
3 43 (20.87%) Consultant
4 42 (20.39%) Security Consultant
5 39 (18.93%) Architect
5 39 (18.93%) Security Architect
6 18 (8.74%) Project Manager
7 16 (7.77%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 16 (7.77%) Security Engineer
8 15 (7.28%) Information Security Consultant
8 15 (7.28%) Security Manager
9 13 (6.31%) IT Manager
10 12 (5.83%) IT Analyst
10 12 (5.83%) Security Specialist
11 11 (5.34%) Penetration Tester
11 11 (5.34%) Tester
12 10 (4.85%) IT Security Analyst
13 9 (4.37%) IT Security Consultant
13 9 (4.37%) IT Security Manager
13 9 (4.37%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) MSMQ
2 4 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (0.97%) XML
4 1 (0.49%) SAML
4 1 (0.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.74%) Data Centre
3 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.25%) Cryptography
4 13 (6.31%) AS400
4 13 (6.31%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (4.85%) FMCG
6 8 (3.88%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.91%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (2.91%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.94%) PMI
10 3 (1.46%) Online Games
10 3 (1.46%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.97%) Statistics
12 1 (0.49%) CESG
12 1 (0.49%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.27%) Windows
2 37 (17.96%) Linux
3 22 (10.68%) Unix
4 8 (3.88%) AIX
4 8 (3.88%) Solaris
5 7 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.40%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.40%) zOS
6 5 (2.43%) Android
6 5 (2.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (42.72%) Information Security
2 71 (34.47%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (30.10%) SIEM
4 53 (25.73%) Penetration Testing
5 49 (23.79%) Security Architecture
6 45 (21.84%) Security Operations
7 42 (20.39%) Risk Management
8 30 (14.56%) Identity Access Management
9 24 (11.65%) Information Assurance
9 24 (11.65%) Project Management
9 24 (11.65%) Security Management
9 24 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (9.71%) TOGAF
11 19 (9.22%) ITIL
12 17 (8.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 16 (7.77%) Incident Management
13 16 (7.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 14 (6.80%) SABSA
15 13 (6.31%) OWASP
16 12 (5.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.46%) VB
2 2 (0.97%) C
2 2 (0.97%) Perl
2 2 (0.97%) PHP
2 2 (0.97%) Python
2 2 (0.97%) Ruby
2 2 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (33.50%) CISSP
2 31 (15.05%) CISM
3 22 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.71%) Degree
5 15 (7.28%) CEH
6 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.34%) GIAC
8 10 (4.85%) CREST Certified
9 9 (4.37%) CCSP
10 7 (3.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (3.40%) CCIE
10 7 (3.40%) CISA
11 6 (2.91%) GCED
12 5 (2.43%) CCNA
12 5 (2.43%) CCSA
12 5 (2.43%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.94%) GCIA
13 4 (1.94%) GCIH
13 4 (1.94%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.45%) PCI DSS
2 34 (16.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (7.77%) ISO27002
4 10 (4.85%) COBIT
5 8 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (2.91%) ISO27005
6 6 (2.91%) RMADS
6 6 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.97%) COSO
8 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.40%) ClearTrust
2 7 (3.40%) VMware ESX
2 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.91%) QRadar
3 5 (2.43%) Nessus
4 3 (1.46%) Nexpose
4 3 (1.46%) Proventia
5 2 (0.97%) EnCase
5 2 (0.97%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.49%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 23 (11.17%) Oracle
2 18 (8.74%) Cisco
3 17 (8.25%) VMware
4 16 (7.77%) IBM
5 15 (7.28%) Microsoft
6 14 (6.80%) Splunk
7 13 (6.31%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.37%) ArcSight
8 9 (4.37%) F5
9 8 (3.88%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.40%) BEA
10 7 (3.40%) CA
10 7 (3.40%) McAfee
10 7 (3.40%) SAP
10 7 (3.40%) Vitria
11 6 (2.91%) Juniper
12 5 (2.43%) Aruba
12 5 (2.43%) Citrix
12 5 (2.43%) Tripwire
13 4 (1.94%) Rapid7
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