The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 562 533 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 14 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.057% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3835 3586 2781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.51% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2340 2061 1614
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 166 166
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -4 5 £388 -22.50%
South East -26 5 - - 2
London 0 4 £338 -19.64% 5
East of England +12 2 £463 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
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Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Linux
3 27 (40.91%) UNIX
4 26 (39.39%) CISSP
5 25 (37.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (33.33%) Nmap
7 21 (31.82%) Firewall
8 20 (30.30%) HP
8 20 (30.30%) SIEM
9 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
10 18 (27.27%) Qualys
10 18 (27.27%) Information Security
11 17 (25.76%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (25.76%) Oracle
12 16 (24.24%) ITIL
12 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
12 16 (24.24%) Splunk
13 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (21.21%) Network Security
14 13 (19.70%) CEH
14 13 (19.70%) CORE IMPACT
15 12 (18.18%) ArcSight
15 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
16 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (16.67%) SQL
16 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (16.67%) Use Case
17 10 (15.15%) Metasploit

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (10.61%) IIS
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
1 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Firewall
2 14 (21.21%) Network Security
3 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.09%) SSL
4 6 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 5 (7.58%) HTTPS
5 5 (7.58%) SAN
5 5 (7.58%) Wireless
5 5 (7.58%) VPN
6 3 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) DHCP
6 3 (4.55%) Internet
6 3 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.55%) IntruShield
7 2 (3.03%) IPsec
7 2 (3.03%) WAN
7 2 (3.03%) LAN
8 1 (1.52%) VoIP
8 1 (1.52%) LDAP
8 1 (1.52%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Metasploit
2 5 (7.58%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (9.09%) Games
1 6 (9.09%) Retail
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Local Government
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Tester
4 10 (15.15%) Penetration Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Security Specialist
6 8 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Security Tester
8 5 (7.58%) Security Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Integration Tester
11 2 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Network Analyst
11 2 (3.03%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
1 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.58%) JSP
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (3.03%) XML
3 2 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.03%) PKI
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Linux
3 27 (40.91%) UNIX
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.09%) AIX
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.58%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.58%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.55%) Windows NT
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Vulnerability Management
2 20 (30.30%) SIEM
3 18 (27.27%) Information Security
4 17 (25.76%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (24.24%) ITIL
6 11 (16.67%) Use Case
7 10 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
8 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 9 (13.64%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.09%) Data Governance
9 6 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.58%) Coaching
10 5 (7.58%) Cyber Security
10 5 (7.58%) Workflow
10 5 (7.58%) Validation
11 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
12 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.55%) VB
4 3 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (4.55%) C
4 3 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) CISSP
2 19 (28.79%) Security Cleared
3 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
4 13 (19.70%) CEH
5 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
6 6 (9.09%) CISM
6 6 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (9.09%) MCSE
6 6 (9.09%) CCNA
7 5 (7.58%) MCP
7 5 (7.58%) OSCP
8 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
9 2 (3.03%) Degree
9 2 (3.03%) GCIA
9 2 (3.03%) GWAPT
9 2 (3.03%) CISA
10 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.55%) Snort
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) XenServer
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (33.33%) Nmap
2 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (19.70%) CORE IMPACT
4 5 (7.58%) WebInspect
4 5 (7.58%) SCCM
5 3 (4.55%) WSUS
6 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) HP
2 18 (27.27%) Qualys
3 17 (25.76%) Oracle
4 16 (24.24%) Splunk
5 12 (18.18%) ArcSight
6 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.12%) McAfee
8 7 (10.61%) Cisco
9 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.58%) NetIQ
10 5 (7.58%) IBM
10 5 (7.58%) Rapid7
10 5 (7.58%) Sourcefire
11 4 (6.06%) Juniper
11 4 (6.06%) VMware
11 4 (6.06%) Altiris
11 4 (6.06%) Tripwire
12 3 (4.55%) Citrix
13 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
13 2 (3.03%) Symantec
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