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 3 months to 23 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 82 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 4 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 1.04% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.27% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.23% -5.55%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1498 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.23% 82.35% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 903 671
Median daily rate £390 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 34
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

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

1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) CISSP
2 17 (85.00%) IBM
2 17 (85.00%) Splunk
2 17 (85.00%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (85.00%) LogRhythm
2 17 (85.00%) QRadar
3 16 (80.00%) Patch Management
3 16 (80.00%) Elastic Stack
3 16 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (80.00%) Apple
3 16 (80.00%) Unix
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) LAN
3 16 (80.00%) VoIP
3 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (80.00%) VPN
4 15 (75.00%) SSCP
4 15 (75.00%) SANS
5 14 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (55.00%) Open Source
7 10 (50.00%) Security Operations
7 10 (50.00%) Case Management
7 10 (50.00%) Information Security
7 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (45.00%) SIEM
8 9 (45.00%) Redis

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Jetty
1 2 (10.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (10.00%) nginx
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) LAN
2 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 16 (80.00%) VoIP
2 16 (80.00%) VPN
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) FTP
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SOC Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Cyber Attack
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
1 16 (80.00%) Unix
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (80.00%) Patch Management
2 16 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (55.00%) Open Source
5 10 (50.00%) Case Management
5 10 (50.00%) Information Security
5 10 (50.00%) Security Operations
6 9 (45.00%) SIEM
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Security
9 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (5.00%) Privileged Access Management
11 1 (5.00%) Regulatory Compliance
11 1 (5.00%) Threat Detection
11 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) CISSP
2 15 (75.00%) SANS
2 15 (75.00%) SSCP
3 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) GIAC
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) QRadar
2 9 (45.00%) Kibana
2 9 (45.00%) logstash
3 4 (20.00%) RSA enVision
4 2 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) IBM
1 17 (85.00%) LogRhythm
1 17 (85.00%) Splunk
2 16 (80.00%) Apple
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos