The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 442 531
Rank change year-on-year -62 +89  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 90 182 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.44% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 74
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £359 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +10.46% -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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in England

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in England

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Management in England

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Vulnerability Management in England

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -8 44 £450 -16.85% 18
South West +5 17 £500 +33.33%
South East -27 13 £505 +12.22% 5
East of England -12 7 £475 +18.75% 4
North of England +32 6 £460 -3.15% 8
North West +14 6 £460 -
Midlands +10 3 £598 +40.58%
East Midlands -3 2 £820 +92.94%
West Midlands +18 1 £375 +36.36%
Vulnerability Management
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 87 (46.52%) Information Security
2 81 (43.32%) Cybersecurity
3 75 (40.11%) CISSP
4 65 (34.76%) Firewall
5 62 (33.16%) Splunk
6 60 (32.09%) SIEM
7 42 (22.46%) Finance
7 42 (22.46%) Linux
8 40 (21.39%) Windows
8 40 (21.39%) Management Information System
9 39 (20.86%) Unix
10 38 (20.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 37 (19.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 34 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 30 (16.04%) CISM
13 30 (16.04%) Security Operations
14 29 (15.51%) Network Security
15 28 (14.97%) ITIL
16 27 (14.44%) PCI DSS
17 26 (13.90%) Penetration Testing
17 26 (13.90%) IBM
18 25 (13.37%) Security Monitoring
19 24 (12.83%) TCP/IP
19 24 (12.83%) VMware
20 23 (12.30%) SANS
21 21 (11.23%) LogRhythm
21 21 (11.23%) Security Cleared
22 20 (10.70%) VPN
22 20 (10.70%) QRadar
23 19 (10.16%) Patch Management

Vulnerability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.28%) nginx
2 6 (3.21%) ArcGIS
3 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.07%) Apache
5 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 2 (1.07%) Jetty
5 2 (1.07%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) iTrent
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.21%) SaaS
3 4 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.14%) IaaS
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.60%) Akamai
4 3 (1.60%) Office 365
4 3 (1.60%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.07%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.07%) PaaS
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (34.76%) Firewall
2 37 (19.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 29 (15.51%) Network Security
4 24 (12.83%) TCP/IP
5 20 (10.70%) VPN
6 17 (9.09%) LAN
6 17 (9.09%) WAN
7 16 (8.56%) VoIP
8 7 (3.74%) Internet
9 6 (3.21%) HTTP
9 6 (3.21%) Wireless
10 5 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.14%) DHCP
11 4 (2.14%) SSL
11 4 (2.14%) TACACS
12 3 (1.60%) DMZ
13 2 (1.07%) DNS
13 2 (1.07%) FTP
13 2 (1.07%) ICMP
13 2 (1.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) Redis
2 8 (4.28%) Big Data
3 6 (3.21%) Apache Hive
3 6 (3.21%) GIS
3 6 (3.21%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.07%) MySQL
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.21%) Maven
2 6 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.07%) AppScan
3 2 (1.07%) Pylint
3 2 (1.07%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (22.46%) Finance
2 17 (9.09%) Banking
3 9 (4.81%) Retail
4 7 (3.74%) Legal
5 4 (2.14%) International Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Electronics
6 2 (1.07%) Law
6 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.07%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (36.36%) Analyst
2 60 (32.09%) Security Analyst
3 33 (17.65%) Consultant
4 25 (13.37%) Security Consultant
5 19 (10.16%) Security Engineer
6 17 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 14 (7.49%) Security Manager
8 13 (6.95%) Security Specialist
9 11 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.88%) IT Analyst
9 11 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
9 11 (5.88%) Splunk Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) Architect
10 10 (5.35%) SOC Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) IT Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) IT Security Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.81%) Senior Security Analyst
12 8 (4.28%) Security Architect
12 8 (4.28%) Security Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (2.67%) RESTful
2 5 (2.67%) SailPoint
2 5 (2.67%) Web Services
3 4 (2.14%) .NET
3 4 (2.14%) OAuth
3 4 (2.14%) OpenID
3 4 (2.14%) SAML
4 2 (1.07%) J2EE
4 2 (1.07%) Middleware
4 2 (1.07%) Servlets
4 2 (1.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.39%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.49%) Cyber Attack
3 14 (7.49%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.28%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.21%) PKI
8 4 (2.14%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.07%) Fintech
9 2 (1.07%) PMI
10 1 (0.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.46%) Linux
2 40 (21.39%) Windows
3 39 (20.86%) Unix
4 9 (4.81%) CentOS
5 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.07%) AIX
6 2 (1.07%) Solaris
6 2 (1.07%) SUSE
6 2 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (46.52%) Information Security
2 81 (43.32%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (32.09%) SIEM
4 34 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 30 (16.04%) Security Operations
6 28 (14.97%) ITIL
7 26 (13.90%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (13.37%) Security Monitoring
9 19 (10.16%) Ethical Hacking
9 19 (10.16%) Network Monitoring
9 19 (10.16%) Patch Management
10 18 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (9.63%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (9.63%) Risk Management
11 17 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
11 17 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 17 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.56%) Analytics
12 16 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (8.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.35%) Python
2 6 (3.21%) Dart
3 4 (2.14%) SQL
4 3 (1.60%) Java
5 2 (1.07%) PHP
5 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.53%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (40.11%) CISSP
2 30 (16.04%) CISM
3 23 (12.30%) SANS
4 21 (11.23%) Security Cleared
5 18 (9.63%) Degree
5 18 (9.63%) SC Cleared
6 16 (8.56%) SSCP
7 12 (6.42%) CISA
7 12 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.88%) CCIE
8 11 (5.88%) CCNA
9 9 (4.81%) CEH
10 8 (4.28%) GCIA
10 8 (4.28%) GCIH
11 7 (3.74%) GIAC
12 6 (3.21%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (3.21%) CLAS
12 6 (3.21%) CRISC
13 4 (2.14%) CompTIA Security+
13 4 (2.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (14.44%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.88%) COBIT
4 9 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (3.21%) JSP 440
5 6 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.67%) GDPR
7 4 (2.14%) GPG13
8 3 (1.60%) SLA
9 2 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.07%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.53%) COSO
10 1 (0.53%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.53%) QA
10 1 (0.53%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 19 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (3.74%) Docker
4 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.60%) Firmware
6 2 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.07%) Xen
7 1 (0.53%) Snort
7 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.70%) QRadar
2 14 (7.49%) Nessus
3 10 (5.35%) Kibana
3 10 (5.35%) logstash
3 10 (5.35%) SCCM
4 6 (3.21%) Ansible
4 6 (3.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.14%) CSIRT
5 4 (2.14%) RSA enVision
6 3 (1.60%) Puppet
7 2 (1.07%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.53%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.53%) OfficeScan
8 1 (0.53%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (33.16%) Splunk
2 26 (13.90%) IBM
3 24 (12.83%) VMware
4 21 (11.23%) LogRhythm
5 19 (10.16%) ArcSight
5 19 (10.16%) Qualys
6 18 (9.63%) Microsoft
7 16 (8.56%) Apple
8 13 (6.95%) Cisco
9 12 (6.42%) Rapid7
10 8 (4.28%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.74%) CyberArk
12 6 (3.21%) Cloudera
12 6 (3.21%) ESRI
12 6 (3.21%) Symantec
13 5 (2.67%) Imperva
13 5 (2.67%) McAfee
13 5 (2.67%) Sourcefire
14 4 (2.14%) F5
14 4 (2.14%) Tufin
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