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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 197 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Nessus 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £525 £246
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +113.19%
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
500 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 5.76% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle