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 Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Management 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 Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 216 260
Rank change year-on-year -8 +44 +13
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 17 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.36% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.41% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 8
City of London median daily rate £450 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48% -17.00%
10th Percentile £300 £373 £282
90th Percentile £588 £618 £529
Central London median daily rate £450 £500 £415
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48% -12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 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 Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in the City of London

Vulnerability Management
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 Management in the City of London.

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

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

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

1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (64.71%) CISM
4 10 (58.82%) CISSP
5 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
6 8 (47.06%) Banking
7 7 (41.18%) Windows
8 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (35.29%) Qualys
8 6 (35.29%) Splunk
8 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
9 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
9 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (29.41%) International Banking
9 5 (29.41%) Unix
9 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) Internet
10 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (23.53%) SIEM
11 3 (17.65%) E-Discovery
11 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (17.65%) Kali Linux
11 3 (17.65%) Tableau
11 3 (17.65%) Forensic Analysis
11 3 (17.65%) Maltego
11 3 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (17.65%) Online Banking
11 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001

Vulnerability Management
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 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Maltego
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) International Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Security Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) IT Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Incident Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Online Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Kali Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
3 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) SIEM
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (17.65%) E-Discovery
6 3 (17.65%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.76%) Behavioural Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Compliance Management
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Security Management
7 2 (11.76%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISM
2 10 (58.82%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
4 2 (11.76%) GCIA
4 2 (11.76%) GCIH
4 2 (11.76%) GIAC
4 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Novell Certification
4 2 (11.76%) SANS
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CRISC
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) GDPR
3 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (17.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (11.76%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Qualys
1 6 (35.29%) Splunk
2 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase