The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
South East / Hampshire
Rank 114 120 118
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.054% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £440 £200 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -61.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +122.22%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1737 1736
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.81% 79.61% 81.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1170 998
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 66 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Hampshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (66.67%) Qualys
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (33.33%) Splunk
5 2 (33.33%) Database Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (33.33%) Data Security
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PA-DSS
6 1 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Database Security
3 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Qualys
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (16.67%) Tripwire