The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 March 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 West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 121 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 2 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.078% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 8
Median daily rate £750 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 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 2099 2325 2484
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.64% 79.84% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1533 1602
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 138 87
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.20 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Vulnerability Management
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 Management in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Management in the South West

Vulnerability Management
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 Management within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Wiltshire -2 1 - - 1
Bristol -5 1 £750 +100.00% 1
Vulnerability Management
England

Vulnerability Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Snow
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (33.33%) NetWitness
2 1 (33.33%) QRadar
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys

Vulnerability Management
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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
1 1 (33.33%) Nexpose
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
1 1 (33.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Mercator
2 1 (33.33%) NetWitness
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Snow