Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 191 215
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 -2
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Management 27 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 1
South West median daily rate £500 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £295 £358 £425
90th Percentile £633 £500 £475
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year - -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 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 4605 4646 5267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.35% 79.90% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3123 3563
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £240 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 266 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.18
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

Vulnerability Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Management in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 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
Wiltshire +2 12 £500 +5.26% 1
Bristol -4 8 £365 -1.35% 1
Somerset - 4 £575 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Vulnerability Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for Vulnerability Management.

1 17 (62.96%) SIEM
2 16 (59.26%) CISSP
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 10 (37.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) Service Management
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
8 8 (29.63%) McAfee
8 8 (29.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (29.63%) Symantec
8 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
8 8 (29.63%) FireEye
8 8 (29.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (25.93%) Bluefish Communications
9 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (25.93%) Business Transformation
9 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (25.93%) Docker
9 7 (25.93%) CentOS
9 7 (25.93%) DNA
9 7 (25.93%) Unix
10 6 (22.22%) GIS
10 6 (22.22%) ESRI
10 6 (22.22%) ArcGIS
10 6 (22.22%) Information Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) ArcGIS
1 6 (22.22%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) Junos
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) LDAP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data
1 6 (22.22%) GIS
1 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (22.22%) Maven
1 6 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) AppScan
2 1 (3.70%) Pylint
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
1 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Operational Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) ArcSight Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (7.41%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) CentOS
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) SUSE
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) SIEM
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Service Management
4 7 (25.93%) Business Transformation
4 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (25.93%) DNA
5 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) Information Management
5 6 (22.22%) OWASP
6 5 (18.52%) Information Security
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.81%) Compliance Audit
7 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
9 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Dart
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 8 (29.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (22.22%) CLAS
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CRISC
6 1 (3.70%) CEH
6 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CISA
6 1 (3.70%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) JSP 440
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) Firmware
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
3 8 (29.63%) FireEye
3 8 (29.63%) McAfee
3 8 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 8 (29.63%) Symantec
4 7 (25.93%) Bluefish Communications
5 6 (22.22%) Cloudera
5 6 (22.22%) ESRI
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Ipanema Technologies
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) SAP
8 1 (3.70%) Capita
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Rapid7