The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 120 141
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.36% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.44% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Median daily rate £525 £280 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +5.55% +28.57%  
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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1938 2028 2440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.26% 80.03% 79.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1169 1452
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 152 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +7 10 £550 +25.71%
Bedfordshire -11 2 £525 +90.90%
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
1 9 (64.29%) SNMP
1 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (57.14%) Compliance Management
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (7.14%) QRadar

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (64.29%) LAN
1 9 (64.29%) SNMP
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Designer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (57.14%) Compliance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) F5
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk