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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vulnerability Management
Rank 516 523 570
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +47
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 86 60 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 26 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £140 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £519 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £283 £375
% change year-on-year
+63.71% -24.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -

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
41933 39117 41115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.18% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26041 24038 23859
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1070 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +21 79 £450 +28.57% 11
London +30 50 £450 -2.70% 8
City of London +33 18 £490 -11.91% 4
South East -2 13 £419 +19.64% 2
North West -1 11 £488 +73.33%
Berkshire +15 7 £425 +21.42% 2
Manchester -3 7 £488 -
Reading - 4 £556 -
Scotland -28 3 £373 -6.87%
Edinburgh -17 2 - -
South West -39 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £323 -
Northern Ireland -1 1 - - 1
County Antrim -1 1 - - 1
Belfast -1 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 £373 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 92 (51.69%) Firewall
2 86 (48.31%) Information Security
3 79 (44.38%) CISSP
4 77 (43.26%) Windows
5 57 (32.02%) UNIX
6 48 (26.97%) Finance
7 44 (24.72%) Management Information System
8 43 (24.16%) Linux
9 41 (23.03%) ITIL
9 41 (23.03%) Penetration Testing
10 36 (20.22%) SIEM
11 31 (17.42%) TCP/IP
11 31 (17.42%) Cisco
12 30 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
12 30 (16.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (16.29%) Qualys
14 27 (15.17%) Network Security
14 27 (15.17%) Intrusion Detection
15 25 (14.04%) Risk Management
16 24 (13.48%) CISM
16 24 (13.48%) Active Directory
17 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
17 23 (12.92%) PRINCE2
18 22 (12.36%) SQL
18 22 (12.36%) McAfee
19 21 (11.80%) Security Management
19 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 20 (11.24%) Incident Management
21 19 (10.67%) Banking
21 19 (10.67%) Kalman Filter

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (7.30%) IIS
2 10 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Office
2 11 (6.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (51.69%) Firewall
2 31 (17.42%) TCP/IP
3 27 (15.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 27 (15.17%) Network Security
4 16 (8.99%) Reverse Proxy
5 15 (8.43%) SAN
6 14 (7.87%) Internet
7 13 (7.30%) Wireless
8 12 (6.74%) DNS
8 12 (6.74%) LDAP
9 10 (5.62%) DHCP
9 10 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (4.49%) VPN
11 7 (3.93%) LAN
11 7 (3.93%) WAN
12 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.12%) VoIP
12 2 (1.12%) OSPF
12 2 (1.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
General
1 48 (26.97%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Banking
3 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.37%) Legal
5 5 (2.81%) Retail
5 5 (2.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (34.27%) Analyst
2 51 (28.65%) Security Analyst
3 25 (14.04%) Consultant
3 25 (14.04%) Security Engineer
4 20 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 20 (11.24%) Security Consultant
5 18 (10.11%) Security Manager
6 17 (9.55%) Architect
6 17 (9.55%) Security Architect
7 15 (8.43%) IT Security Analyst
8 14 (7.87%) Information Analyst
9 11 (6.18%) IT Project Manager
10 10 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (5.06%) IT Auditor
11 9 (5.06%) Network Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (5.06%) Auditor
11 9 (5.06%) Security Project Manager
12 8 (4.49%) Information Security Analyst
12 8 (4.49%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) Regular Expression
2 6 (3.37%) .NET
3 2 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.72%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.99%) Mainframe
3 15 (8.43%) CESG
4 14 (7.87%) RMADS
5 11 (6.18%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.62%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (5.06%) CMDB
8 8 (4.49%) Economics
9 7 (3.93%) Cryptography
9 7 (3.93%) PMI
10 6 (3.37%) PKI
11 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.69%) AS400
11 3 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
12 2 (1.12%) Open Source
13 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.26%) Windows
2 57 (32.02%) UNIX
3 43 (24.16%) Linux
4 5 (2.81%) Solaris
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.12%) AIX
7 2 (1.12%) HPUX
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (48.31%) Information Security
2 41 (23.03%) Penetration Testing
2 41 (23.03%) ITIL
3 36 (20.22%) SIEM
4 25 (14.04%) Risk Management
5 23 (12.92%) PRINCE2
6 21 (11.80%) Security Management
6 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (11.24%) Incident Management
8 19 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (8.99%) ITIL V3
10 14 (7.87%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (7.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (6.74%) ISMS
11 12 (6.74%) Security Architecture
12 10 (5.62%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (5.62%) Service Management
12 10 (5.62%) Service Delivery
13 9 (5.06%) Identity Management
13 9 (5.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.36%) SQL
2 10 (5.62%) Perl
3 8 (4.49%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.25%) Ruby
5 3 (1.69%) C
6 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.12%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (44.38%) CISSP
2 30 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (13.48%) CISM
4 16 (8.99%) CCNA
4 16 (8.99%) CISA
4 16 (8.99%) CEH
5 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.30%) SC Cleared
7 12 (6.74%) MCSE
8 11 (6.18%) MCP
8 11 (6.18%) CCNP
8 11 (6.18%) GIAC
9 9 (5.06%) CCSE
10 7 (3.93%) GCIA
10 7 (3.93%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.93%) PMP
10 7 (3.93%) PMI Certification
10 7 (3.93%) CNA
10 7 (3.93%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (5.06%) SLA
4 8 (4.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.25%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.56%) Snort
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) Nessus
2 11 (6.18%) SCCM
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.12%) OpenView
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Foglight
5 1 (0.56%) OPNET
5 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 31 (17.42%) Cisco
2 29 (16.29%) Qualys
3 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
4 22 (12.36%) McAfee
5 17 (9.55%) Websense
6 13 (7.30%) CheckPoint
7 12 (6.74%) Juniper
8 10 (5.62%) VMware
9 8 (4.49%) ArcSight
9 8 (4.49%) Citrix
10 5 (2.81%) Sun
10 5 (2.81%) Oracle
10 5 (2.81%) Splunk
10 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.81%) Remedy
11 4 (2.25%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.25%) IBM
11 4 (2.25%) HP
11 4 (2.25%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (1.69%) ScanSafe
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