The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 148 193 205
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +12
Contract jobs citing Nessus 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.063% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 1.47% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £500 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £311 £425
% change year-on-year
+46.18% -26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Nessus
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
284 409 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 7.96% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 299 275
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% +24.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Nessus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nessus across the City of London region.

Nessus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus.

1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Tufin
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (16.67%) Veracode
4 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (16.67%) AppScan
2 1 (16.67%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Security Advisor
3 1 (16.67%) SOC Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Kali Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) BCP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) AppSense
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Forcepoint
1 2 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 2 (33.33%) Qualys
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 2 (33.33%) Tufin
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Veracode
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