Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 17 August 2018 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 110 118
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 13 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.043% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.051% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 - £538
Scotland median daily rate £438 £415 £463
% change year-on-year +5.42% -10.27% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,582 1,966 2,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.88% 83.98% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 1,157 1,289
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £270
90th Percentile £557 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +13.82% -13.34%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £10.91
90th Percentile £43.90 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +40.57%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Vulnerability Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in Edinburgh

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Qualys
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) PKI
4 3 (23.08%) Law
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) IaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 3 (23.08%) PaaS
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

Vulnerability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) PaaS
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
1 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (7.69%) Password Management
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Secure Coding
6 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Qualys
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Shavlik
4 1 (7.69%) VMware