Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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 Assessment
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 200 201
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment 12 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.63% -
10th Percentile £375 £420 £405
90th Percentile £488 £450 £526
England median daily rate £474 £450 £485
% change year-on-year +5.28% -7.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3700 4586 5092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.33% 84.15% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2983 3490
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £537
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 132 178
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £11.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £41.95 £34.74
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Vulnerability Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Vulnerability Assessment as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Vulnerability Assessment in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 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
North Yorkshire +11 6 £475 +5.56%
South Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
Vulnerability Assessment
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Internet
3 9 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (75.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 8 (66.67%) Symantec
4 8 (66.67%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (50.00%) Sourcefire
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 6 (50.00%) McAfee
5 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (50.00%) 802.1X
5 6 (50.00%) FireEye
5 6 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (50.00%) Nexpose
5 6 (50.00%) Rapid7
5 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
5 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
5 6 (50.00%) GFI Software

Vulnerability Assessment
Co-occurring 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 9 (75.00%) Internet
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) Information Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (75.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 9 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (41.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (41.67%) SIEM
5 4 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (8.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) Threat Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CEH
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) CRISC
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nexpose
2 3 (25.00%) Nessus
3 2 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Symantec
2 6 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) F5
2 6 (50.00%) FireEye
2 6 (50.00%) GFI Software
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 6 (50.00%) McAfee
2 6 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 6 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Varonis
4 1 (8.33%) IBM