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 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 377 401
Rank change year-on-year 0 +24  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 45 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 28
Median daily rate £456 £541 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.70% +13.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £426 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +6.97% -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 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 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 June 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 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
City of London +1 11 £450 -8.16% 2
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

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

1 43 (51.81%) Information Security
2 34 (40.96%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (37.35%) CISSP
4 29 (34.94%) Splunk
5 26 (31.33%) Firewall
6 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
7 20 (24.10%) Finance
7 20 (24.10%) SIEM
8 19 (22.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (20.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (19.28%) ArcSight
10 16 (19.28%) Network Security
11 15 (18.07%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (18.07%) CISM
11 15 (18.07%) ITIL
12 13 (15.66%) Banking
12 13 (15.66%) Incident Management
12 13 (15.66%) PCI DSS
12 13 (15.66%) Security Operations
13 12 (14.46%) Qualys
13 12 (14.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (13.25%) Rapid7
15 10 (12.05%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (12.05%) Analytics
15 10 (12.05%) Threat Management
15 10 (12.05%) SCCM
15 10 (12.05%) Business Analysis
15 10 (12.05%) Ethical Hacking
15 10 (12.05%) Data Loss Prevention

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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) iTrent
1 1 (1.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.33%) Firewall
2 17 (20.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (19.28%) Network Security
4 5 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.82%) TACACS
6 2 (2.41%) SSH
6 2 (2.41%) SSL
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
7 1 (1.20%) HTTP
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 13 (15.66%) Banking
3 6 (7.23%) Legal
3 6 (7.23%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) International Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Analyst
2 26 (31.33%) Security Analyst
3 20 (24.10%) Consultant
4 13 (15.66%) Security Consultant
5 11 (13.25%) Business Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) IT Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Security Manager
7 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.64%) Security Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) IT Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) IT Security Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Data Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Data Business Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (4.82%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) CyberArk Consultant
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) OAuth
1 4 (4.82%) OpenID
1 4 (4.82%) SailPoint
1 4 (4.82%) SAML
2 2 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.64%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.61%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.61%) PKI
7 2 (2.41%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (2.41%) Fintech
7 2 (2.41%) PMI
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.20%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) AIX
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) Information Security
2 34 (40.96%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (24.10%) SIEM
4 15 (18.07%) ITIL
4 15 (18.07%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (15.66%) Incident Management
5 13 (15.66%) Security Operations
6 12 (14.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.05%) Analytics
8 10 (12.05%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.05%) Data Loss Prevention
8 10 (12.05%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (12.05%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (12.05%) Security Monitoring
8 10 (12.05%) Threat Management
9 9 (10.84%) Data Protection
9 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.84%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (9.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C#
2 1 (1.20%) C++
2 1 (1.20%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) CISSP
2 15 (18.07%) CISM
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.43%) CCIE
4 7 (8.43%) CCNA
5 6 (7.23%) CEH
5 6 (7.23%) Degree
5 6 (7.23%) GCIA
5 6 (7.23%) GCIH
5 6 (7.23%) SANS
6 5 (6.02%) CISA
7 4 (4.82%) CNA
7 4 (4.82%) CRISC
7 4 (4.82%) GIAC
7 4 (4.82%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (4.82%) Novell Certification
8 2 (2.41%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.41%) Master's Degree
8 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.66%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.02%) GDPR
4 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (4.82%) COBIT
5 4 (4.82%) GPG13
6 2 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.20%) COSO
7 1 (1.20%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (1.20%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) Nessus
3 3 (3.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.41%) CSIRT
4 2 (2.41%) QRadar
5 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.20%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (34.94%) Splunk
2 16 (19.28%) ArcSight
3 12 (14.46%) Qualys
4 11 (13.25%) Rapid7
5 9 (10.84%) Cisco
6 6 (7.23%) Symantec
7 4 (4.82%) AlgoSec
7 4 (4.82%) CA
7 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.82%) CyberArk
7 4 (4.82%) EMC
7 4 (4.82%) F5
7 4 (4.82%) FireEye
7 4 (4.82%) IBM
7 4 (4.82%) McAfee
7 4 (4.82%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.82%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.82%) Tufin
7 4 (4.82%) VMware
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