Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 163 187
Rank change year-on-year -14 +24 -7
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 11 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.22% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.50% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Scotland median daily rate £300 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +57.14% -9.39%
10th Percentile £250 £524 £225
90th Percentile £370 £550 £435
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year -54.29% -12.89% -6.56%

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 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 4249 3633 5027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.19% 83.56% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2422 2128 2624
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 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 £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Management in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in Scotland

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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 -16 7 - -
Fife - 2 £300 -
West Lothian - 2 £350 -
Vulnerability Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Data Security
3 3 (27.27%) Law
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) CyberArk
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
4 2 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (18.18%) Business Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Local Government
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis

Vulnerability Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Law
3 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
1 3 (27.27%) Data Security
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Business Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) CEH
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) OSCP
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) CyberArk
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) CommVault
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Northgate
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos