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 3 months to 26 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 Management
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 156 201
Rank change year-on-year -2 +45  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 11 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.27% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +6.97% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Vulnerability Management 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 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
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 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 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 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 11 (64.71%) CISSP
3 10 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) Qualys
6 6 (35.29%) Splunk
6 6 (35.29%) CISM
6 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (35.29%) SANS
6 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
7 5 (29.41%) GCIA
7 5 (29.41%) GCIH
7 5 (29.41%) Windows
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (23.53%) International Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (23.53%) Network Design
8 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
8 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) CNA
8 4 (23.53%) Novell Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (23.53%) GIAC
8 4 (23.53%) Threat Detection

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 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) TACACS
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) International Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Security Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) IT Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Security Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) OAuth
1 1 (5.88%) OpenID
1 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (23.53%) Network Design
4 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Threat Detection
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 3 (17.65%) Threat Management
6 2 (11.76%) E-Discovery
6 2 (11.76%) Forensic Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.88%) Presales
7 1 (5.88%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (5.88%) Privileged Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
2 6 (35.29%) SANS
3 5 (29.41%) GCIA
3 5 (29.41%) GCIH
4 4 (23.53%) CNA
4 4 (23.53%) GIAC
4 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Novell Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CEH
5 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) COSO
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (5.88%) GPG13
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.88%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Qualys
1 6 (35.29%) Splunk
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
3 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
3 2 (11.76%) WorldPay
4 1 (5.88%) AlgoSec
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) FireEye
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Rapid7
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Tufin
City of London
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