Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Vulnerability Assessment 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 Assessment
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 - 196
Rank change year-on-year - +196 -16
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.099% - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Scotland median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £305 - £303
90th Percentile £390 - £368
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Vulnerability Assessment 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4247 3622 5073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.22% 83.57% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2125 2649
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Scotland

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Scotland

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Inverclyde - 2 £325 -
Vulnerability Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) GDPR
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Compliance Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Risk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless