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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 482 551 586
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +35
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 168 119 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 57 36
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £359 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £604 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £458 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £40.18 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.18 £39.75
% change year-on-year
- +1.08%

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
43985 46966 44712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.01% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29139 30711 27950
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1137 1301 1222
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +71 160 £450 - 25
London +6 64 £485 +7.77% 14
North West +48 29 £450 -14.28%
South East +16 28 £456 -1.88% 4
Yorkshire - 16 £425 - 2
Manchester +13 15 £498 -
City of London +21 14 £488 +17.46% 3
West Yorkshire - 14 £400 - 2
Leeds - 13 £400 - 2
Croydon - 11 £535 -
Scotland +26 10 - -
East of England +4 9 £463 +2.77% 1
Cheshire - 9 £450 -
Surrey +6 8 £481 -3.75%
Glasgow - 8 - -
Salford - 8 £523 -
South West +20 7 £408 - 1
Merseyside +12 7 £425 -19.04%
Hampshire +9 7 £600 +33.33%
Southport - 6 £450 -
Staines -4 5 - -
Wiltshire +15 4 £475 - 1
Berkshire +9 4 £425 -8.60% 4
West Sussex +4 4 £475 +35.71%
Swindon - 4 £475 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £475 -
Crawley +15 3 £525 +50.00%
Basingstoke +9 3 £600 +56.86%
Cambridge - 3 £475 -
Bristol - 3 £365 -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 164 (46.20%) Information Security
2 149 (41.97%) CISSP
3 140 (39.44%) Firewall
4 119 (33.52%) SIEM
5 107 (30.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 101 (28.45%) Finance
7 93 (26.20%) PCI DSS
8 87 (24.51%) CISM
9 83 (23.38%) Security Operations
10 79 (22.25%) Windows
11 78 (21.97%) Network Security
12 76 (21.41%) Cybersecurity
13 66 (18.59%) Penetration Testing
14 65 (18.31%) Data Centre
15 63 (17.75%) Management Information System
16 61 (17.18%) Qualys
17 57 (16.06%) Cisco
18 56 (15.77%) Splunk
19 54 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 53 (14.93%) TCP/IP
21 52 (14.65%) Linux
21 52 (14.65%) Unix
22 51 (14.37%) LAN
23 50 (14.08%) Risk Management
24 49 (13.80%) WAN
25 48 (13.52%) Intrusion Detection
26 46 (12.96%) Patch Management
26 46 (12.96%) Kalman Filter
27 45 (12.68%) Project Management
28 43 (12.11%) Intel Security

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 10 (2.82%) IIS
2 9 (2.54%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.97%) Apache
5 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.13%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
9 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) Jetty
9 1 (0.28%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Project
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.94%) IaaS
4 11 (3.10%) PaaS
5 9 (2.54%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.97%) Office 365
7 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (39.44%) Firewall
2 78 (21.97%) Network Security
3 53 (14.93%) TCP/IP
4 51 (14.37%) LAN
5 49 (13.80%) WAN
6 48 (13.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (7.04%) VPN
8 23 (6.48%) Reverse Proxy
9 22 (6.20%) Wireless
10 19 (5.35%) VoIP
11 17 (4.79%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (2.25%) DNS
13 7 (1.97%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (1.97%) HTTP
13 7 (1.97%) Wireless Security
14 4 (1.13%) DHCP
14 4 (1.13%) IPsec
14 4 (1.13%) SSL
15 3 (0.85%) Internet
15 3 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.54%) Redis
2 7 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.13%) Big Data
3 4 (1.13%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.13%) MySQL
4 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.28%) GIS
5 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) AppScan
1 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 101 (28.45%) Finance
2 27 (7.61%) Banking
3 14 (3.94%) Legal
4 12 (3.38%) Law
5 7 (1.97%) Retail
6 5 (1.41%) French Language
6 5 (1.41%) German Language
6 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Advertising
7 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.13%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (27.32%) Analyst
2 88 (24.79%) Security Analyst
3 78 (21.97%) Consultant
4 75 (21.13%) Security Consultant
5 46 (12.96%) Security Manager
6 33 (9.30%) Security Engineer
7 27 (7.61%) IT Analyst
7 27 (7.61%) IT Security Analyst
8 25 (7.04%) Project Manager
8 25 (7.04%) Security Project Manager
9 24 (6.76%) Architect
9 24 (6.76%) Information Security Consultant
10 20 (5.63%) Information Analyst
10 20 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
11 18 (5.07%) Security Architect
11 18 (5.07%) Technical Leader
12 16 (4.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 12 (3.38%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.38%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.35%) ELK Stack
2 9 (2.54%) Web Services
3 8 (2.25%) RESTful
4 4 (1.13%) Middleware
5 2 (0.56%) .NET
5 2 (0.56%) REST
5 2 (0.56%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 63 (17.75%) Management Information System
3 32 (9.01%) PKI
4 27 (7.61%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (2.82%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (2.25%) SWIFT
9 7 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.69%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.13%) CESG
13 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.85%) Equities
13 3 (0.85%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.56%) iPad
14 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.25%) Windows
2 52 (14.65%) Linux
2 52 (14.65%) Unix
3 13 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.25%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.69%) VMS
7 6 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.41%) Solaris
9 4 (1.13%) AIX
9 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.56%) CentOS
11 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.28%) Android
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (46.20%) Information Security
2 119 (33.52%) SIEM
3 83 (23.38%) Security Operations
4 76 (21.41%) Cybersecurity
5 66 (18.59%) Penetration Testing
6 54 (15.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (14.08%) Risk Management
8 46 (12.96%) Kalman Filter
8 46 (12.96%) Patch Management
9 45 (12.68%) Project Management
10 35 (9.86%) ITIL
10 35 (9.86%) Security Management
10 35 (9.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 32 (9.01%) Threat Management
12 29 (8.17%) Security Architecture
13 27 (7.61%) Data Protection
13 27 (7.61%) Information Assurance
14 26 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 26 (7.32%) Identity Access Management
15 25 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.94%) Python
2 8 (2.25%) Java
2 8 (2.25%) SQL
3 6 (1.69%) C
4 5 (1.41%) Perl
5 4 (1.13%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.85%) C#
6 3 (0.85%) C++
6 3 (0.85%) PHP
6 3 (0.85%) Ruby
6 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (41.97%) CISSP
2 87 (24.51%) CISM
3 39 (10.99%) Security Cleared
4 36 (10.14%) SC Cleared
5 33 (9.30%) CISA
6 29 (8.17%) SANS
7 25 (7.04%) Degree
8 23 (6.48%) SSCP
9 18 (5.07%) CEH
10 17 (4.79%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (4.79%) Security+ Certification
11 16 (4.51%) GCIH
12 11 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (2.82%) APMP
14 9 (2.54%) GCIA
15 8 (2.25%) CISMP
15 8 (2.25%) DV Cleared
16 7 (1.97%) BC Cleared
16 7 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (1.97%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (30.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (26.20%) PCI DSS
3 35 (9.86%) COBIT
4 13 (3.66%) RMADS
5 6 (1.69%) GPG13
5 6 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.41%) SLA
7 4 (1.13%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.85%) QA
9 2 (0.56%) COSO
9 2 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (0.56%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.56%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
System Software
1 34 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.61%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.23%) vSphere
4 8 (2.25%) BitLocker
5 6 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Squid
7 1 (0.28%) UAG
7 1 (0.28%) vCloud
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (5.92%) QRadar
2 19 (5.35%) Nessus
3 17 (4.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (4.51%) SCCM
5 13 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (2.54%) Kibana
7 9 (2.54%) logstash
8 5 (1.41%) RSA enVision
8 5 (1.41%) WSUS
9 4 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.85%) SCOM
11 2 (0.56%) Nmap
11 2 (0.56%) Puppet
12 1 (0.28%) Ansible
12 1 (0.28%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (17.18%) Qualys
2 57 (16.06%) Cisco
3 56 (15.77%) Splunk
4 43 (12.11%) Intel Security
5 40 (11.27%) Microsoft
6 36 (10.14%) VMware
7 27 (7.61%) LogRhythm
8 20 (5.63%) Citrix
8 20 (5.63%) IBM
9 18 (5.07%) Apple
10 16 (4.51%) AlienVault
11 15 (4.23%) ArcSight
11 15 (4.23%) Symantec
12 10 (2.82%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.82%) Forcepoint
13 9 (2.54%) Oracle
14 8 (2.25%) Tripwire
15 7 (1.97%) Blue Coat
15 7 (1.97%) Cyber-Ark
16 6 (1.69%) F5
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