The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 558 609 579
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -30
Contract jobs citing Nessus 57 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.065% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 0.77% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 17
Median daily rate £475 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £305 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Nessus
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5361 4394 4435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.78% 8.45% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3411 2734 2644
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 157 178
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.04 £46.75
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Nessus
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Nessus Daily Rate Trend in England

Nessus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nessus across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Nessus Daily Rate Histogram in England

Nessus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the England region.

Nessus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 28 £450 -1.36% 9
South East +22 11 £469 +7.14% 11
East of England +12 8 £525 -
South West +6 5 £500 -16.66% 1
North West - 3 £550 - 1
Yorkshire +9 2 - - 3
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 61 (73.49%) Firewall
2 57 (68.67%) SIEM
3 41 (49.40%) Cisco
4 34 (40.96%) TCP/IP
5 30 (36.14%) PCI DSS
5 30 (36.14%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (33.73%) LAN
6 28 (33.73%) WAN
7 27 (32.53%) Windows
7 27 (32.53%) VMware
7 27 (32.53%) Information Security
8 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
10 23 (27.71%) SC Cleared
11 22 (26.51%) Cybersecurity
11 22 (26.51%) CISSP
11 22 (26.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 22 (26.51%) Security Operations
12 21 (25.30%) Kalman Filter
13 20 (24.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 20 (24.10%) CheckPoint
13 20 (24.10%) Linux
14 19 (22.89%) Nmap
14 19 (22.89%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (22.89%) vSphere
14 19 (22.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (22.89%) AlienVault
15 18 (21.69%) Identity Access Management
15 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (21.69%) LogRhythm

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.61%) SAS
3 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (3.61%) GitHub
2 3 (3.61%) Route 53
3 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (73.49%) Firewall
2 34 (40.96%) TCP/IP
3 30 (36.14%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (33.73%) LAN
4 28 (33.73%) WAN
5 18 (21.69%) Network Security
6 17 (20.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (14.46%) HTTP
8 11 (13.25%) Wireshark
9 8 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (9.64%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (9.64%) tcpdump
10 7 (8.43%) BGP
10 7 (8.43%) OSPF
11 4 (4.82%) Wireless
12 3 (3.61%) Internet
12 3 (3.61%) OpenVPN
12 3 (3.61%) VPN
13 2 (2.41%) 4G
13 2 (2.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.61%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.61%) DataStax
3 3 (3.61%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.61%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Metasploit
2 4 (4.82%) AppScan
2 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.61%) GitLab
4 1 (1.20%) Ant
4 1 (1.20%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.20%) GDB
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.20%) JUnit
4 1 (1.20%) Liquibase
4 1 (1.20%) Maven
4 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.20%) sqlmap
4 1 (1.20%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Consultant
2 22 (26.51%) Analyst
3 18 (21.69%) Security Consultant
4 17 (20.48%) Security Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) IT Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Security Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Operational Security Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Security Operations Manager
9 5 (6.02%) Security Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Technical Security Consultant
10 4 (4.82%) Operations Manager
11 3 (3.61%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (1.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) PKI
4 4 (4.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) CESG
7 1 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) Windows
2 20 (24.10%) Linux
3 18 (21.69%) Unix
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) Kali Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (68.67%) SIEM
2 27 (32.53%) Information Security
3 22 (26.51%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (26.51%) Security Operations
3 22 (26.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 21 (25.30%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (22.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (21.69%) Identity Access Management
7 16 (19.28%) Patch Management
8 14 (16.87%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (14.46%) Use Case
10 9 (10.84%) Anomaly Detection
10 9 (10.84%) ITIL
10 9 (10.84%) Threat Management
11 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
12 7 (8.43%) Security Testing
13 6 (7.23%) Network Management
13 6 (7.23%) Secure Coding
13 6 (7.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (6.02%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) Python
3 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.64%) C#
5 7 (8.43%) SQL
6 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.61%) Ruby
7 3 (3.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) C++
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.71%) SC Cleared
3 22 (26.51%) CISSP
4 12 (14.46%) CCNP
4 12 (14.46%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (12.05%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.43%) BC Cleared
6 7 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (4.82%) CISM
8 3 (3.61%) Degree
9 2 (2.41%) CEH
9 2 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.41%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.41%) CRISC
9 2 (2.41%) MCSA
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.41%) OSCE
9 2 (2.41%) OSCP
9 2 (2.41%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.14%) PCI DSS
2 19 (22.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (19.28%) RMADS
4 1 (1.20%) COBIT
4 1 (1.20%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (22.89%) vSphere
3 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.02%) Snort
5 2 (2.41%) Squid
6 1 (1.20%) Docker
6 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (24.10%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 19 (22.89%) Nmap
3 9 (10.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (4.82%) Nexpose
4 4 (4.82%) Puppet
5 3 (3.61%) Oozie
5 3 (3.61%) QRadar
5 3 (3.61%) Rundeck
6 2 (2.41%) HP Fortify
6 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.20%) Ansible
7 1 (1.20%) Core Impact
7 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.20%) logstash
7 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.20%) SCCM
7 1 (1.20%) WebInspect
7 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (49.40%) Cisco
2 27 (32.53%) VMware
3 20 (24.10%) CheckPoint
4 19 (22.89%) AlienVault
5 18 (21.69%) LogRhythm
6 17 (20.48%) Fortinet
7 15 (18.07%) ArcSight
8 13 (15.66%) Splunk
9 11 (13.25%) Qualys
10 9 (10.84%) LogLogic
10 9 (10.84%) Tripwire
11 8 (9.64%) Juniper
12 7 (8.43%) Brocade
12 7 (8.43%) F5
12 7 (8.43%) Palo Alto
13 6 (7.23%) Citrix
13 6 (7.23%) Oracle
14 5 (6.02%) AppSense
15 4 (4.82%) Intel Security
16 3 (3.61%) Intel
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