Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 196 199
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.050% 0.020% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.024% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
South West median daily rate £550 - £488
10th Percentile £525 - £469
90th Percentile £575 - £506
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,035 4,239 4,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.45% 82.94% 84.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,229 2,575 2,857
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.78% +4.80%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £250
90th Percentile £616 £561 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 187 226
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.10% -21.52% -1.25%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.55 £14.00
90th Percentile £50.70 £47.50 £50.13
England median hourly rate £24.70 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +12.25% -12.00% +8.70%

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

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 19 May 2019. 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
Somerset - 2 £550 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 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 South West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Assurance Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Due Diligence
1 1 (33.33%) Event Correlation
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (33.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Aruba
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) VMware