Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 129 118
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +11
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 21 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 - £550
Scotland median daily rate £481 £300 £550
% change year-on-year +60.42% -45.45% +57.14%
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 2,535 2,480 1,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.76% 85.25% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 1,443 1,048
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.33% +11.20%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £46.01
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -1.18%

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 18 November 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 10 (47.62%) Banking
1 10 (47.62%) SIEM
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) Network Security
4 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (23.81%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Ansible
5 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Communications Security
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (14.29%) SaaS
6 3 (14.29%) PaaS
6 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 3 (14.29%) PKI
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) Qualys
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (14.29%) Law
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) CISSP
6 3 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure

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 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
General
1 10 (47.62%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) SIEM
2 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Communications Security
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (19.05%) Security Management
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
6 2 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
6 2 (9.52%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Qualys
1 3 (14.29%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Shavlik
3 1 (4.76%) VMware