Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 87 104
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 +7
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 2 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Cheshire median daily rate £408 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.41% +2.22% +27.84%
10th Percentile £404 £455 £425
90th Percentile £411 £465 £475
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 1,121 1,028 1,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 87.92% 82.44% 86.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 716 1,075
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £528 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 44 33
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +11.76% -1.90%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £52.00 £38.35
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GSEC
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (50.00%) GSEC