Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 10 August 2020 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 > North West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 176 200
Rank change year-on-year +54 +24 -34
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 2 30 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.094% 0.56% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.66% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 20
Median daily rate - £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
England median daily rate £550 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £59.63 £35.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year +70.37% -44.00% -

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,763 4,564 5,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.65% 84.94% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,088 2,999 3,307
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £242 £263 £263
90th Percentile £611 £600 £575
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 182 260
Median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +3.67% -33.86%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.74 £11.61
90th Percentile £59.40 £53.75 £51.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +16.28% -9.47%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Vulnerability Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in the North West

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in the North West

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
Manchester +43 1 - - 5
Merseyside +19 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations

Vulnerability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk