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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 156 196 204
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +8
Contract jobs citing Nessus 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £425 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +61.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
386 439 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.52% 8.01% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 332 347
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £265 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +6.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Nessus 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 City of London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Snort
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk