Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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 Management
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 81 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +95
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate £530 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.78% - -
North West median daily rate £480 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Vulnerability Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,041 1,107 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 83.08% 85.29% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 804 1,132
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £258 £235 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 56
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.25 £19.66 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.17% +10.64% -5.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £38.47 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £30.52
% change year-on-year -6.86% -23.66% +64.97%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Vulnerability Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in Cheshire

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in Cheshire

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 £530 -
Vulnerability Management
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) GIAC
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) GCIA
2 3 (50.00%) GSEC
2 3 (50.00%) GCIH
2 3 (50.00%) GCFA
2 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) CESG Infosec
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Node.js
2 3 (50.00%) COBOL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Intranet

Vulnerability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Malware Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
1 3 (50.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SFIA
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) GCED
1 3 (50.00%) GCFA
1 3 (50.00%) GCIA
1 3 (50.00%) GCIH
1 3 (50.00%) GIAC
1 3 (50.00%) GREM
1 3 (50.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) IBM BigFix