The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Vulnerability Assessment
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 130 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £398
% change year-on-year +7.46% +5.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1749 2267 2132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.42% 80.91% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1522 1386
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 66 59
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.62 £33.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Vulnerability Assessment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Yorkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Vulnerability Assessment in Yorkshire

Vulnerability Assessment
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
North Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
West Yorkshire +19 1 - -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

Vulnerability Assessment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Vulnerability Assessment.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) GFI Software
2 4 (80.00%) Rapid7
2 4 (80.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (80.00%) TippingPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Intel Security
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (80.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (80.00%) FireEye
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (80.00%) Nexpose
2 4 (80.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (80.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Vulnerability Assessment
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Information Specialist
1 4 (80.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (80.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (80.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) FireEye
1 4 (80.00%) GFI Software
1 4 (80.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (80.00%) Rapid7
1 4 (80.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft