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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 187 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.029% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.05% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
438 422 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.75% 6.18% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 302 224
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.70 £14.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.96% -36.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.21 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nessus across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Nessus Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (54.55%) Qualys
3 6 (54.55%) Splunk
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 6 (54.55%) Data Governance
3 6 (54.55%) Games
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) Nmap
6 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) GWAPT
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) PKI
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) CEH
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Games
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) Data Governance
3 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) BCP
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) GWAPT
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Nmap
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Qualys
1 6 (54.55%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix