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 3 months to 22 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 162 210
Rank change year-on-year +2 +48  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.21% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £469 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +33.92%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2903 2921 4710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.08% 85.81% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2386 3712
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Qualys
3 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) CISM
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) SIEM
4 3 (50.00%) International Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) SaaS
5 2 (33.33%) PaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) COBIT
5 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SABSA
5 2 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DMZ
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Security Operations
3 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) SABSA
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Qualys
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
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