The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
England / London
Rank 363 403 402
Rank change year-on-year +40 -1  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 43 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.15% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.18% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 14
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £360 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £375
% change year-on-year +7.46% +11.66%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16395 18853 17384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.18% 85.15% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11793 13608 12215
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 194 249
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in London

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
City of London +3 1 - - 8
Docklands, London - 1 £525 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 47 (60.26%) Information Security
2 38 (48.72%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 25 (32.05%) Network Security
5 24 (30.77%) Windows
6 20 (25.64%) Firewall
7 19 (24.36%) CISSP
7 19 (24.36%) Risk Management
7 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
7 19 (24.36%) SIEM
7 19 (24.36%) Security Monitoring
8 18 (23.08%) Security Operations
9 16 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (20.51%) Unix
9 16 (20.51%) Splunk
10 15 (19.23%) Dell
10 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
11 14 (17.95%) Linux
11 14 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (17.95%) Security Testing
12 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (16.67%) Security Management
12 13 (16.67%) Finance
13 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS
13 12 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (15.38%) OSCP
13 12 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (15.38%) SANS
13 12 (15.38%) Kalman Filter

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (3.85%) CloudFront
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Route 53
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
4 2 (2.56%) PaaS
4 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 25 (32.05%) Network Security
3 20 (25.64%) Firewall
4 8 (10.26%) Internet
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (8.97%) LAN
5 7 (8.97%) VPN
5 7 (8.97%) WAN
5 7 (8.97%) Wireless
6 6 (7.69%) SSL
6 6 (7.69%) WLAN
7 5 (6.41%) BGP
7 5 (6.41%) DHCP
7 5 (6.41%) DNS
7 5 (6.41%) EIGRP
7 5 (6.41%) HTTP
7 5 (6.41%) IGRP
7 5 (6.41%) IPsec
7 5 (6.41%) OSPF
7 5 (6.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Military
4 2 (2.56%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Security Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Security Officer
4 11 (14.10%) Security Engineer
5 10 (12.82%) Consultant
5 10 (12.82%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Penetration Tester
6 9 (11.54%) Security Consultant
6 9 (11.54%) Tester
7 8 (10.26%) SIEM Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Information Officer
8 7 (8.97%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (7.69%) Architect
10 5 (6.41%) IT Consultant
10 5 (6.41%) IT Security Consultant
10 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Security Architect
11 4 (5.13%) IT Security Officer
11 4 (5.13%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.97%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.85%) Cybercrime
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) CESG
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.28%) PKI
7 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Unix
3 14 (17.95%) Linux
4 7 (8.97%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.28%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Information Security
2 38 (48.72%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (24.36%) Risk Management
3 19 (24.36%) Security Monitoring
3 19 (24.36%) SIEM
4 18 (23.08%) Security Operations
5 16 (20.51%) Risk Assessment
6 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
7 14 (17.95%) Security Testing
7 14 (17.95%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (16.67%) Security Management
9 12 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (14.10%) ITIL
11 9 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (10.26%) Open Source
12 8 (10.26%) Threat Management
12 8 (10.26%) Web Filtering
13 7 (8.97%) Email Filtering
13 7 (8.97%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) Python
2 4 (5.13%) Perl
2 4 (5.13%) Ruby
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) CISSP
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (15.38%) OSCP
3 12 (15.38%) SANS
4 10 (12.82%) CISM
4 10 (12.82%) CREST Certified
5 9 (11.54%) Degree
5 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 8 (10.26%) CEH
7 7 (8.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (8.97%) CCSP
7 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.69%) GIAC
9 4 (5.13%) CCIE
10 3 (3.85%) CCNP
10 3 (3.85%) CISMP
10 3 (3.85%) GPEN
11 2 (2.56%) CISA
12 1 (1.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.28%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Snort
2 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) QRadar
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (5.13%) CSIRT
3 3 (3.85%) Nessus
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Splunk
2 15 (19.23%) Dell
3 9 (11.54%) Symantec
4 8 (10.26%) LogRhythm
4 8 (10.26%) Sourcefire
5 7 (8.97%) Cisco
5 7 (8.97%) Rapid7
6 6 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.69%) Qualys
7 5 (6.41%) Fortinet
7 5 (6.41%) Juniper
7 5 (6.41%) Palo Alto
7 5 (6.41%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.13%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.56%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.56%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.28%) Apple
10 1 (1.28%) IBM
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.28%) VMware
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