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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 164 185 207
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +22
Contract jobs citing Nessus 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.65% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £281 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
381 462 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.09% 9.85% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 366 389
Median daily rate £513 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -19.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Qualys

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) GCIH
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AppSense
1 2 (66.67%) Brocade
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Qualys
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk