Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 Assessment
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 545 564
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -33
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 85 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 43
London median daily rate £450 £470 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% -10.48% +16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £351 £351
90th Percentile £588 £638 £640
England median daily rate £473 £450 £485
% change year-on-year +5.00% -7.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Vulnerability Assessment 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40583 38438 39314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.96% 86.23% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29509 27575 28097
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £642 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 398 474
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £50.84 £50.69
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in London

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in London

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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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London +7 21 £325 -31.58%
Central London +1 14 £450 +20.00% 5
South London -32 2 £600 +41.18%
North London - 2 £438 -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (44.71%) CISSP
2 37 (43.53%) Information Security
3 29 (34.12%) Penetration Testing
4 27 (31.76%) Qualys
5 24 (28.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (28.24%) CISM
6 23 (27.06%) SIEM
7 22 (25.88%) Windows
8 21 (24.71%) Firewall
9 19 (22.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (22.35%) Security Operations
10 17 (20.00%) CEH
10 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.82%) ITIL
11 16 (18.82%) Security Testing
12 15 (17.65%) OWASP
12 15 (17.65%) DevOps
12 15 (17.65%) Python
13 14 (16.47%) SSCP
13 14 (16.47%) Nessus
13 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
14 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (15.29%) Splunk
14 13 (15.29%) Management Information System
14 13 (15.29%) Linux
14 13 (15.29%) CASP
15 12 (14.12%) Terraform
15 12 (14.12%) Finance
15 12 (14.12%) Bash Shell
15 12 (14.12%) Vulnerability Scanning

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Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.06%) SaaS
4 5 (5.88%) GitHub
4 5 (5.88%) IaaS
4 5 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.71%) Firewall
2 9 (10.59%) Network Security
3 8 (9.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.88%) VPN
6 4 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.71%) LAN
6 4 (4.71%) SNMP
6 4 (4.71%) WAN
7 3 (3.53%) DNS
8 1 (1.18%) ATM
8 1 (1.18%) DHCP
8 1 (1.18%) FTP
8 1 (1.18%) HTTP
8 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.18%) IPv6
8 1 (1.18%) LDAP
8 1 (1.18%) SMTP
8 1 (1.18%) SSL
8 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Burp Suite
2 2 (2.35%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
2 5 (5.88%) International Banking
2 5 (5.88%) Legal
3 4 (4.71%) Electronics
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Analyst
2 34 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Application Security Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) IT Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Penetration Tester
7 8 (9.41%) Security Architect
7 8 (9.41%) Tester
8 6 (7.06%) Security Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Azure Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.71%) Vulnerability Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (3.53%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.18%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.18%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (12.94%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (9.41%) Public Cloud
4 7 (8.24%) PKI
5 6 (7.06%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (5.88%) CESG
7 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.53%) BYOD
8 3 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (3.53%) NHS
9 2 (2.35%) Fintech
9 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.18%) FMCG
10 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.71%) Unix
5 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.53%) Information Security
2 29 (34.12%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (27.06%) SIEM
4 19 (22.35%) Security Operations
4 19 (22.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.82%) ITIL
6 16 (18.82%) Security Testing
7 15 (17.65%) DevOps
7 15 (17.65%) OWASP
8 12 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (14.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 11 (12.94%) Patch Management
10 10 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 9 (10.59%) Data Protection
11 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
12 8 (9.41%) Information Assurance
12 8 (9.41%) Information Security Governance
13 7 (8.24%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (8.24%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) Python
2 12 (14.12%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.41%) Java
3 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.24%) Ruby
5 6 (7.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (44.71%) CISSP
2 24 (28.24%) CISM
3 17 (20.00%) CEH
4 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
4 14 (16.47%) SSCP
5 13 (15.29%) CASP
6 11 (12.94%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (12.94%) CREST Certified
7 10 (11.76%) CCSP
7 10 (11.76%) CRISC
7 10 (11.76%) MCSE
7 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 9 (10.59%) Degree
9 7 (8.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (8.24%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.53%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.53%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.53%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (2.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (5.88%) RMADS
4 4 (4.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.35%) GDPR
6 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Nessus
2 12 (14.12%) Terraform
3 7 (8.24%) Ansible
3 7 (8.24%) Packer
4 5 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.88%) OSSEC
4 5 (5.88%) Puppet
5 3 (3.53%) logstash
6 2 (2.35%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.35%) Nmap
6 2 (2.35%) WSUS
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (1.18%) CSIRT
7 1 (1.18%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.18%) Juniper STRM
7 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Qualys
2 13 (15.29%) Splunk
3 9 (10.59%) Remedy
4 8 (9.41%) McAfee
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco
5 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.06%) LogRhythm
7 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.88%) Intel
7 5 (5.88%) Sourcefire
7 5 (5.88%) Symantec
7 5 (5.88%) Trend Micro
7 5 (5.88%) Tripwire
8 4 (4.71%) AlienVault
8 4 (4.71%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.71%) Sophos
9 3 (3.53%) ForgeRock
9 3 (3.53%) Mercator
10 2 (2.35%) F5
10 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow