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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 484 523 528
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 108 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.092% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.12% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £293 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £312
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +28.10%
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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +26 98 £463 +2.77% 10
South East +13 47 £400 -3.03% 3
London +12 31 £525 +16.66% 2
City of London +5 16 £525 +16.66%
Surrey +9 14 £513 +13.88% 2
Staines - 14 £513 - 2
Berkshire +7 11 £425 +6.25%
East of England - 8 £500 -
Middlesex - 7 £572 -
Essex - 7 £513 -
West Lothian +13 5 - -
Scotland -6 5 - -
Manchester -10 3 - - 1
North West -13 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £335 - 3
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
East Sussex - 3 £399 -
Reading - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £335 - 1
Lancashire -22 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Preston - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £463 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Blackburn - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 100 (59.52%) Information Security
2 89 (52.98%) CISSP
3 59 (35.12%) Windows
4 58 (34.52%) Firewall
5 51 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (27.38%) Penetration Testing
7 44 (26.19%) Risk Management
7 44 (26.19%) ITIL
8 43 (25.60%) Linux
9 42 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 35 (20.83%) TCP/IP
11 34 (20.24%) UNIX
12 32 (19.05%) Finance
13 31 (18.45%) Network Security
14 29 (17.26%) Intrusion Detection
14 29 (17.26%) CISM
15 28 (16.67%) Cisco
16 27 (16.07%) GIAC
17 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
17 23 (13.69%) Nessus
17 23 (13.69%) Security Cleared
17 23 (13.69%) Qualys
18 22 (13.10%) Incident Management
18 22 (13.10%) PCI DSS
18 22 (13.10%) Security Management
19 21 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (12.50%) McAfee
19 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
19 21 (12.50%) SIEM
20 20 (11.90%) Splunk

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.33%) IIS
2 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.36%) MS Office
1 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (34.52%) Firewall
2 35 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 31 (18.45%) Network Security
4 29 (17.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (11.31%) DNS
6 15 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (8.33%) LDAP
8 12 (7.14%) DHCP
9 11 (6.55%) Wireless
10 9 (5.36%) Internet
11 8 (4.76%) SSL
12 7 (4.17%) SAN
13 6 (3.57%) FTP
13 6 (3.57%) HTTP
13 6 (3.57%) VPN
13 6 (3.57%) Wireshark
14 5 (2.98%) LAN
14 5 (2.98%) WAN
15 3 (1.79%) OSPF
15 3 (1.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (19.05%) Finance
2 11 (6.55%) Retail
3 9 (5.36%) Legal
4 8 (4.76%) Games
5 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.57%) Banking
7 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (37.50%) Analyst
2 54 (32.14%) Security Analyst
3 35 (20.83%) Consultant
4 28 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 17 (10.12%) Information Analyst
6 16 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 14 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 13 (7.74%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (7.14%) Security Manager
10 9 (5.36%) Architect
10 9 (5.36%) Security Specialist
10 9 (5.36%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.36%) Information Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
12 7 (4.17%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
13 6 (3.57%) Designer
14 5 (2.98%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.93%) Cryptography
3 15 (8.93%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (8.33%) PKI
4 14 (8.33%) CESG
5 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.55%) RMADS
7 10 (5.95%) CESG CLAS
8 9 (5.36%) Smart Meter
9 7 (4.17%) CMDB
10 5 (2.98%) Human Factors
11 2 (1.19%) Online Games
11 2 (1.19%) PMI
11 2 (1.19%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.19%) Equities
11 2 (1.19%) Open Source
12 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.12%) Windows
2 43 (25.60%) Linux
3 34 (20.24%) UNIX
4 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.79%) Solaris
6 2 (1.19%) CentOS
6 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (59.52%) Information Security
2 46 (27.38%) Penetration Testing
3 44 (26.19%) Risk Management
3 44 (26.19%) ITIL
4 22 (13.10%) Security Management
4 22 (13.10%) Incident Management
5 21 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (12.50%) SIEM
6 19 (11.31%) Data Protection
7 18 (10.71%) Security Architecture
7 18 (10.71%) Project Management
7 18 (10.71%) Service Management
8 17 (10.12%) Change Management
8 17 (10.12%) ISMS
8 17 (10.12%) Security Testing
9 15 (8.93%) ITIL V3
9 15 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
10 14 (8.33%) Coaching
11 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (2.98%) Perl
3 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.19%) Ruby
4 2 (1.19%) C
4 2 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (52.98%) CISSP
2 29 (17.26%) CISM
3 27 (16.07%) GIAC
4 23 (13.69%) Security Cleared
5 20 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 20 (11.90%) CEH
6 19 (11.31%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (9.52%) CCNA
7 16 (9.52%) Degree
8 15 (8.93%) GCIA
8 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (7.74%) MCP
9 13 (7.74%) MCSE
10 12 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
11 11 (6.55%) CRISC
12 10 (5.95%) CISA
12 10 (5.95%) CNA
12 10 (5.95%) Novell Certification
13 8 (4.76%) GCIH
13 8 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (30.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (13.10%) PCI DSS
3 14 (8.33%) SLA
4 6 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.79%) COBIT
5 3 (1.79%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 21 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.36%) Snort
4 6 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.79%) Firmware
6 2 (1.19%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 23 (13.69%) Nessus
2 9 (5.36%) SCCM
3 7 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.57%) OPNET
4 6 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.19%) OpenView
5 2 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.19%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.60%) Foglight
Vendors
1 28 (16.67%) Cisco
2 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.69%) Qualys
3 21 (12.50%) McAfee
4 20 (11.90%) Splunk
5 19 (11.31%) ArcSight
6 12 (7.14%) Sun
6 12 (7.14%) Juniper
7 10 (5.95%) HP
7 10 (5.95%) VMware
8 8 (4.76%) Sophos
9 7 (4.17%) Lumension
9 7 (4.17%) IBM
10 6 (3.57%) LogLogic
11 5 (2.98%) Tripwire
12 4 (2.38%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.79%) NetIQ
13 3 (1.79%) Symantec
13 3 (1.79%) Citrix
13 3 (1.79%) Rapid7
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