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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 458 518 517
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -1
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 192 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 76 82
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £352 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median 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
44382 43894 42128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.21% 79.60% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29500 28277 26434
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1050 1174 1216
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +65 180 £460 +2.22% 42
London +22 58 £550 +15.78% 22
South East +3 52 £450 - 7
Manchester +2 19 - - 1
North West 0 19 - - 2
Yorkshire - 16 £475 - 3
West Yorkshire - 15 £550 - 3
Scotland -7 14 £538 +19.44%
East of England +26 13 £400 -11.11% 3
South West +10 12 £375 -16.66% 1
Leeds - 12 £550 - 2
Berkshire +2 10 £450 - 3
Edinburgh -4 10 £550 +57.14%
Surrey -10 10 £456 -10.97%
City of London +39 9 £490 +8.88% 3
Hampshire +17 9 £475 +17.64%
West Sussex -5 8 £430 +7.50% 1
Bristol - 8 £375 -
Bedfordshire +9 7 £280 -37.77% 1
East Sussex - 7 £350 -
Kent - 6 £475 -
Hove - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 £275 -
Hertfordshire +20 4 £431 -4.16% 2
Swindon -3 4 - - 1
Wiltshire -7 4 - - 1
Bedford - 4 £275 - 1
Winchester +1 3 £500 +14.28%
Reading 0 3 £380 -
Glasgow 0 3 - -

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 146 (44.92%) Information Security
2 141 (43.38%) CISSP
3 103 (31.69%) Firewall
4 95 (29.23%) SIEM
5 94 (28.92%) Finance
6 85 (26.15%) Windows
7 83 (25.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 78 (24.00%) PCI DSS
8 78 (24.00%) CISM
9 71 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
10 69 (21.23%) Security Operations
11 62 (19.08%) Penetration Testing
12 59 (18.15%) Network Security
13 56 (17.23%) Linux
14 51 (15.69%) ITIL
14 51 (15.69%) Management Information System
15 43 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (13.23%) Project Management
15 43 (13.23%) Data Centre
16 42 (12.92%) Qualys
16 42 (12.92%) Risk Management
17 40 (12.31%) Security Management
18 39 (12.00%) Unix
18 39 (12.00%) Active Directory
19 37 (11.38%) Security Architecture
20 36 (11.08%) Cisco
21 35 (10.77%) VMware
21 35 (10.77%) Kalman Filter
22 34 (10.46%) Degree
22 34 (10.46%) Intrusion Detection

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 (4.00%) IIS
2 12 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.08%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.23%) iPlanet
7 4 (1.23%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.92%) Apache
9 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.54%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.23%) BusinessWare
2 4 (1.23%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.62%) IaaS
3 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.31%) PaaS
4 12 (3.69%) Mimecast
5 6 (1.85%) Office 365
6 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (31.69%) Firewall
2 59 (18.15%) Network Security
3 34 (10.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 27 (8.31%) LAN
5 26 (8.00%) WAN
6 24 (7.38%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.92%) Wireless
8 12 (3.69%) Internet
8 12 (3.69%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (2.15%) HTTP
9 7 (2.15%) Wireless Security
10 6 (1.85%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (1.85%) LDAP
11 5 (1.54%) NAS
11 5 (1.54%) SAN
11 5 (1.54%) SSL
11 5 (1.54%) TACACS
11 5 (1.54%) VPN
11 5 (1.54%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.23%) DB2
2 4 (1.23%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) Big Data
4 1 (0.31%) GIS
4 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) AppScan
General
1 94 (28.92%) Finance
2 24 (7.38%) Banking
3 10 (3.08%) Legal
4 9 (2.77%) Retail
5 8 (2.46%) Law
6 7 (2.15%) Advertising
7 6 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.23%) French Language
8 4 (1.23%) Games
8 4 (1.23%) German Language
8 4 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.23%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (30.15%) Analyst
2 90 (27.69%) Security Analyst
3 58 (17.85%) Consultant
3 58 (17.85%) Security Consultant
4 39 (12.00%) Architect
5 34 (10.46%) Security Architect
5 34 (10.46%) Security Manager
6 32 (9.85%) IT Analyst
7 31 (9.54%) IT Security Analyst
8 25 (7.69%) Security Engineer
9 23 (7.08%) Information Security Consultant
9 23 (7.08%) Project Manager
10 21 (6.46%) Security Project Manager
11 19 (5.85%) Information Analyst
11 19 (5.85%) Information Security Analyst
12 16 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (4.31%) Operations Analyst
13 14 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (4.31%) Senior Security Analyst
14 13 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.23%) MSMQ
2 2 (0.62%) Middleware
2 2 (0.62%) REST
2 2 (0.62%) Web Services
2 2 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (0.62%) XML
3 1 (0.31%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 43 (13.23%) Data Centre
3 30 (9.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 24 (7.38%) PKI
5 16 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.08%) AS400
8 9 (2.77%) Cryptography
9 8 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (2.46%) SWIFT
10 7 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (2.15%) FMCG
10 7 (2.15%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.92%) Equities
13 3 (0.92%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 85 (26.15%) Windows
2 56 (17.23%) Linux
3 39 (12.00%) Unix
4 15 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.77%) AIX
6 9 (2.77%) Solaris
7 8 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.54%) VMS
10 4 (1.23%) Android
10 4 (1.23%) zOS
11 2 (0.62%) CentOS
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (44.92%) Information Security
2 95 (29.23%) SIEM
3 71 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
4 69 (21.23%) Security Operations
5 62 (19.08%) Penetration Testing
6 51 (15.69%) ITIL
7 43 (13.23%) Project Management
7 43 (13.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (12.92%) Risk Management
9 40 (12.31%) Security Management
10 37 (11.38%) Security Architecture
11 35 (10.77%) Kalman Filter
12 29 (8.92%) Information Assurance
12 29 (8.92%) Threat Management
13 27 (8.31%) Incident Management
14 26 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
15 24 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 23 (7.08%) ISMS
16 23 (7.08%) Risk Assessment
16 23 (7.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.46%) Python
2 7 (2.15%) SQL
3 6 (1.85%) C
3 6 (1.85%) Java
3 6 (1.85%) Perl
4 5 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.23%) Ruby
6 3 (0.92%) C#
6 3 (0.92%) C++
6 3 (0.92%) PHP
7 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 141 (43.38%) CISSP
2 78 (24.00%) CISM
3 34 (10.46%) Degree
4 26 (8.00%) CISA
5 19 (5.85%) CEH
6 17 (5.23%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (4.62%) GCIH
9 13 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 13 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
10 12 (3.69%) SANS
11 11 (3.38%) SC Cleared
12 9 (2.77%) GIAC
13 8 (2.46%) APMP
13 8 (2.46%) CISMP
14 7 (2.15%) CCNA
14 7 (2.15%) IISP
14 7 (2.15%) SSCP
15 6 (1.85%) GCIA
16 5 (1.54%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (25.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (24.00%) PCI DSS
3 30 (9.23%) COBIT
4 8 (2.46%) ISO27002
5 7 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (1.54%) GPG13
7 5 (1.54%) SLA
8 3 (0.92%) ISO27005
8 3 (0.92%) RMADS
9 2 (0.62%) COSO
9 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.31%) QA
10 1 (0.31%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.31%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 39 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.54%) Firmware
4 9 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.85%) BitLocker
5 6 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.23%) ClearTrust
6 4 (1.23%) vSphere
6 4 (1.23%) XenApp
7 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.62%) RACF
8 2 (0.62%) Samba
8 2 (0.62%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.62%) Squid
8 2 (0.62%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (4.62%) SCCM
2 13 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (3.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (3.38%) Nessus
4 7 (2.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.54%) Nmap
6 5 (1.54%) WSUS
7 4 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.92%) SCOM
9 2 (0.62%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.31%) EnCase
10 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.31%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.31%) QRadar
10 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (12.92%) Qualys
2 36 (11.08%) Cisco
3 35 (10.77%) VMware
4 34 (10.46%) Intel Security
5 33 (10.15%) Splunk
6 31 (9.54%) Microsoft
7 19 (5.85%) CheckPoint
8 18 (5.54%) Citrix
9 17 (5.23%) Symantec
10 15 (4.62%) Oracle
11 12 (3.69%) Forcepoint
12 11 (3.38%) IBM
13 9 (2.77%) Tripwire
14 8 (2.46%) ArcSight
14 8 (2.46%) LogRhythm
14 8 (2.46%) Red Hat
15 7 (2.15%) BMC
15 7 (2.15%) HP
15 7 (2.15%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.85%) CA
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