The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Vulnerability Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 121 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 -  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Vulnerability Management 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 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in Berkshire

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in Berkshire

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Management in Berkshire

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +16 1 £525 -5.61% 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £330 - 1
Vulnerability Management
South East

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Nessus
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Apple

Vulnerability Management
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Secure Coding
4 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SANS
3 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) CISMP
4 1 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) Nexpose
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Apple
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
2 1 (12.50%) NetWitness
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) Snow
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk