The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 223 223
Rank change year-on-year -20 0  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 7 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 27
Median daily rate £505 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% -1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.85%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6447 7396 7617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.98% 81.98% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4529 4403
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 274 265
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +18.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Vulnerability Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in the South East

Vulnerability Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 4 £550 +22.22% 1
Kent -3 2 £500 +11.11%
West Sussex +8 1 £510 +18.60% 1
Vulnerability Management
England

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

1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) CISSP
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 9 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (42.11%) CISM
6 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
6 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) SIEM
7 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (26.32%) Splunk
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (21.05%) Service Management
9 4 (21.05%) CCIE
9 4 (21.05%) CCNA
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
9 4 (21.05%) IT Audit
9 4 (21.05%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
10 3 (15.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) HTTP
10 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP

Vulnerability Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) HTTP
4 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Security Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Operational Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (31.58%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (21.05%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) IT Audit
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Database Security
6 2 (10.53%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) CCIE
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CISA
5 2 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CEH
6 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) GIAC
6 1 (5.26%) OSCP
6 1 (5.26%) SANS
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) COBIT
3 2 (10.53%) HIPAA
3 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Qualys
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Aveksa
3 1 (5.26%) Bomgar
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.26%) Cybereason
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
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