Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 235 259
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 +22
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 11 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.075% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.086% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
City of London median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £413 £354 £413
90th Percentile £465 £391 £600
Central London median daily rate £450 £375 £550
% change year-on-year +20.00% -31.82% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Vulnerability Assessment 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6319 5832 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.37% 87.48% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5024 4654 6069
City of London median daily rate £511 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £288
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 53 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.33% +11.18%
10th Percentile £13.34 £13.55 £10.91
90th Percentile £32.36 £54.03 £45.15
Central London median hourly rate £20.86 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.80% -9.52% +16.67%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the City of London

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) CISM
2 8 (72.73%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (63.64%) Qualys
3 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (63.64%) Security Operations
4 5 (45.45%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
4 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (45.45%) Splunk
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) International Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) SIEM
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
6 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
7 2 (18.18%) Packer
7 2 (18.18%) Fintech
7 2 (18.18%) Terraform
7 2 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (18.18%) Trend Micro
7 2 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) IT Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Public Cloud
3 2 (18.18%) Fintech
4 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Security Operations
2 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (45.45%) Process Improvement
3 5 (45.45%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
6 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
6 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CISM
1 8 (72.73%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (18.18%) CCSP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (18.18%) OSSEC
1 2 (18.18%) Packer
1 2 (18.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Qualys
2 5 (45.45%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) Intel
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Trend Micro
3 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
4 1 (9.09%) ForgeRock
4 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) VMware