Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 118 133
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +57.14% -
Scotland median daily rate £300 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -45.45% +57.14% -9.39%
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 2476 1775 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.25% 84.00% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1016 1367
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £261 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +11.20% +5.18%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

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 21 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Data Security
2 3 (42.86%) CyberArk
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Security
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Email Filtering
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CyberArk
1 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos