The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 28 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.

Vulnerability Management
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 374 389
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 38 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 17
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 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 16603 18995 17642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.16% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 13727 12398
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 194 250
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Management in London

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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 -4 6 £475 -4.04% 5
Harrow +14 2 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 London region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 45 (51.72%) Firewall
2 42 (48.28%) Information Security
3 32 (36.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (34.48%) Security Operations
5 29 (33.33%) CISSP
6 26 (29.89%) SIEM
7 25 (28.74%) Management Information System
8 21 (24.14%) Risk Management
9 20 (22.99%) Finance
9 20 (22.99%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (22.99%) Network Security
10 18 (20.69%) CISM
10 18 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
11 17 (19.54%) Splunk
12 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
13 15 (17.24%) Windows
13 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
13 15 (17.24%) VMware
14 14 (16.09%) Retail
14 14 (16.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 14 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (16.09%) Security Operations Centre
15 13 (14.94%) Threat Detection
15 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
15 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
15 13 (14.94%) Unix
15 13 (14.94%) Cisco
16 12 (13.79%) ITIL
17 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA

Vulnerability Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) SaaS
3 4 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.30%) IaaS
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.72%) Firewall
2 32 (36.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (22.99%) Network Security
4 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (10.34%) LAN
6 9 (10.34%) WAN
7 3 (3.45%) TACACS
8 1 (1.15%) Internet
8 1 (1.15%) LDAP
8 1 (1.15%) SNMP
8 1 (1.15%) VLAN
8 1 (1.15%) VoIP
8 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Retail
3 9 (10.34%) Legal
4 7 (8.05%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Security Analyst
3 18 (20.69%) Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) Security Engineer
5 12 (13.79%) Security Manager
6 8 (9.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Security Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Architect
7 7 (8.05%) IT Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) IT Security Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Cloud Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Operational Security Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Security Operations Manager
10 4 (4.60%) Solutions Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) SailPoint
2 3 (3.45%) OAuth
2 3 (3.45%) OpenID
2 3 (3.45%) SAML
3 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.90%) Equities
4 6 (6.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.30%) CESG
5 2 (2.30%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.30%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.30%) Fintech
5 2 (2.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Unix
3 10 (11.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Information Security
2 30 (34.48%) Security Operations
3 26 (29.89%) SIEM
4 21 (24.14%) Risk Management
5 20 (22.99%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (20.69%) Identity Access Management
7 14 (16.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (14.94%) Threat Detection
9 12 (13.79%) ITIL
10 10 (11.49%) Data Loss Prevention
10 10 (11.49%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (11.49%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (11.49%) Security Architecture
11 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.34%) Network Design
12 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
12 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.15%) Python
2 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) CISSP
2 18 (20.69%) CISM
3 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.64%) SANS
5 9 (10.34%) GIAC
6 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (8.05%) CCNA
7 7 (8.05%) GCIA
7 7 (8.05%) GCIH
8 6 (6.90%) CCIE
8 6 (6.90%) CEH
8 6 (6.90%) CISA
8 6 (6.90%) CNA
8 6 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (6.90%) Novell Certification
9 3 (3.45%) Degree
9 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
2 14 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.45%) GDPR
3 3 (3.45%) GPG13
4 2 (2.30%) BS7799
4 2 (2.30%) COBIT
4 2 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.15%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.15%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.05%) vSphere
3 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.15%) NFS
4 1 (1.15%) Samba
4 1 (1.15%) Snort
4 1 (1.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Nessus
2 7 (8.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (8.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (5.75%) QRadar
4 4 (4.60%) CSIRT
5 2 (2.30%) SCCM
6 1 (1.15%) Nagios
6 1 (1.15%) OpenVAS
6 1 (1.15%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Splunk
2 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 13 (14.94%) Cisco
4 8 (9.20%) AlienVault
4 8 (9.20%) ArcSight
4 8 (9.20%) Qualys
5 6 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 6 (6.90%) Sun
6 5 (5.75%) Lumension
7 4 (4.60%) Google
7 4 (4.60%) IBM
7 4 (4.60%) Intel Security
7 4 (4.60%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.60%) Sourcefire
8 3 (3.45%) CA
8 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.45%) FireEye
8 3 (3.45%) HEAT Software
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.45%) Symantec
City, London
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago