The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Assessment over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Vulnerability Assessment
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 121 116
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.17% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £380 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +5.55% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Vulnerability Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1903 1910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.29% 79.92% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 3843 2994
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 195 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £34.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Berkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) G Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (50.00%) CloudFront
1 1 (50.00%) G Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware