Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 6 months to 23 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 Management
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 115 151
Rank change year-on-year +1 +36 -35
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 28 41 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 1.16% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.38% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 0
Manchester median daily rate £465 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
North West median daily rate £465 £450 £352
% change year-on-year +3.33% +27.84% -29.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Vulnerability Management 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2382 2975 3048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.05% 83.87% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1892 1804
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in Manchester

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in Manchester

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Management in Manchester

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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
Salford 0 16 £465 +3.33%
Vulnerability Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 23 (82.14%) Security Monitoring
2 21 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (53.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 13 (46.43%) Information Security
5 13 (46.43%) CISSP
6 12 (42.86%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) Splunk
7 11 (39.29%) SIEM
7 11 (39.29%) Nessus
8 10 (35.71%) Unix
8 10 (35.71%) Windows
8 10 (35.71%) LAN
8 10 (35.71%) VoIP
8 10 (35.71%) WAN
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) VPN
8 10 (35.71%) Apple
8 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (35.71%) Patch Management
8 10 (35.71%) Case Management
8 10 (35.71%) QRadar
8 10 (35.71%) Nexpose
8 10 (35.71%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (32.14%) SANS
9 9 (32.14%) McAfee
9 9 (32.14%) SSCP
10 8 (28.57%) Intel

Vulnerability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (35.71%) VoIP
2 10 (35.71%) VPN
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Analyst
1 21 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Operations Analyst
2 15 (53.57%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Splunk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Kali Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Security Monitoring
2 21 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (53.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 13 (46.43%) Information Security
6 11 (39.29%) SIEM
7 10 (35.71%) Case Management
7 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (35.71%) Patch Management
8 8 (28.57%) Analytics
8 8 (28.57%) Data Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.14%) Computer Security
10 2 (7.14%) DevOps
10 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (7.14%) Open Source
10 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 9 (32.14%) SANS
2 9 (32.14%) SSCP
3 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CCFP
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (3.57%) GIAC
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Nessus
2 10 (35.71%) Nexpose
2 10 (35.71%) QRadar
3 8 (28.57%) Nmap
4 2 (7.14%) Kibana
4 2 (7.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Splunk
2 10 (35.71%) Apple
3 9 (32.14%) McAfee
4 8 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 8 (28.57%) Intel
4 8 (28.57%) Qualys
5 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 7 (25.00%) Snow
6 6 (21.43%) AlienVault
7 3 (10.71%) IronPort
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Imperva
8 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
8 2 (7.14%) NetWitness
8 2 (7.14%) Rapid7
8 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.57%) Lumension
9 1 (3.57%) Trustwave