The table below looks at the statistics for Vulnerability Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Vulnerability Management
Rank 141 119 114
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.078% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.098% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £363
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -
Vulnerability Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2298 2035 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.02% 79.55% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1131 1025
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.91 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Vulnerability Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Vulnerability Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management across the West Midlands region.

Vulnerability Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) ISMS
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Attack Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) GPG13
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter

Vulnerability Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) ISMS
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Attack Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) ION Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware