Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 206 204
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.091% 0.100% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
South West median daily rate £450 £436 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% -12.75% +33.33%
10th Percentile £219 £255 £450
90th Percentile £484 £655 £550
England median daily rate £450 £491 £400
% change year-on-year -8.40% +22.81% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +122.22% -

Vulnerability Assessment 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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4524 4791 5024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.62% 79.57% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2907 3167 3304
South West median daily rate £397 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.87% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 240 218
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.05 £50.73
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the South West

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in the South West over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Vulnerability Assessment in the South West

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Cornwall -10 2 £238 +10.47%
Dorset - 2 £450 -
Bristol +5 1 £488 +11.75% 1
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) NETGEAR
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Siemens
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Incident Response Team

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
1 2 (40.00%) Meraki
1 2 (40.00%) NETGEAR
1 2 (40.00%) Siemens
1 2 (40.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight