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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 592 586 575
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Nessus 30 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.066% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.75% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 15
Median daily rate £425 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £256 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
5622 4533 4074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.29% 8.76% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3740 2826 2386
Median daily rate £450 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 129 124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.88 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% +27.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £45.00 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
South East +15 11 £425 - 11
Yorkshire +7 9 £408 +35.83%
London -6 6 £525 +16.66% 12
North West - 3 - - 2
South West -6 1 - - 1
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (44.83%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) Nmap
2 23 (39.66%) SIEM
3 22 (37.93%) Information Security
4 19 (32.76%) Windows
4 19 (32.76%) Linux
4 19 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (29.31%) Metasploit
6 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (25.86%) Finance
8 14 (24.14%) HTTP
8 14 (24.14%) Qualys
9 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
10 11 (18.97%) Cisco
10 11 (18.97%) CISSP
11 10 (17.24%) Splunk
11 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (15.52%) ArcSight
12 9 (15.52%) Network Security
12 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (13.79%) CISM
13 8 (13.79%) Citrix
13 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
13 8 (13.79%) Python
13 8 (13.79%) Java
13 8 (13.79%) Security Operations
14 7 (12.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 7 (12.07%) Anomaly Detection
14 7 (12.07%) Management Information System

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 (8.62%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.17%) SAS
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Mimecast
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.17%) GitHub
3 3 (5.17%) Route 53
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) HTTP
3 12 (20.69%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.52%) Network Security
5 6 (10.34%) LAN
5 6 (10.34%) WAN
5 6 (10.34%) Wireshark
6 5 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (6.90%) DNS
7 4 (6.90%) OpenVPN
7 4 (6.90%) VPN
8 3 (5.17%) IPsec
8 3 (5.17%) Wireless
9 2 (3.45%) 3G
9 2 (3.45%) 4G
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.45%) DHCP
9 2 (3.45%) IPv6
9 2 (3.45%) SSL
10 1 (1.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 3 (5.17%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
3 3 (5.17%) DataStax
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (5.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) Metasploit
2 6 (10.34%) AppScan
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.90%) GitLab
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) RSpec
5 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Advertising
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Consultant
3 12 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) Security Consultant
4 10 (17.24%) Security Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) SOC Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) IT Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Architect
9 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Administrator
10 3 (5.17%) ArcSight Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Security Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Splunk Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
11 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.72%) MCollective
1 1 (1.72%) REST
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.62%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (8.62%) PKI
3 5 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (5.17%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Unix
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.72%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.72%) SmartOS
6 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) SIEM
2 22 (37.93%) Information Security
3 19 (32.76%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Security Operations
7 7 (12.07%) Anomaly Detection
7 7 (12.07%) Use Case
8 6 (10.34%) Information Management
8 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.34%) Threat Management
9 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.62%) Attack Monitoring
9 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (6.90%) Change Control
10 4 (6.90%) Change Management
10 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 4 (6.90%) Security Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) Java
1 8 (13.79%) Python
2 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.90%) Ruby
4 3 (5.17%) C
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) C++
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) CISSP
2 8 (13.79%) CISM
3 6 (10.34%) CEH
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) CRISC
5 4 (6.90%) CISA
5 4 (6.90%) GIAC
6 3 (5.17%) CCNP
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.17%) GCIA
6 3 (5.17%) GCIH
7 2 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) GCED
7 2 (3.45%) GSEC
7 2 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCSE
8 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) COBIT
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.62%) vSphere
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Snort
2 4 (6.90%) XenApp
3 3 (5.17%) Squid
4 2 (3.45%) Docker
5 1 (1.72%) Btrfs
5 1 (1.72%) iptables
5 1 (1.72%) KVM
5 1 (1.72%) LXC
5 1 (1.72%) Varnish
5 1 (1.72%) vCloud
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) Nmap
2 7 (12.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (10.34%) QRadar
4 5 (8.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (8.62%) Puppet
5 3 (5.17%) Nexpose
5 3 (5.17%) Oozie
5 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.17%) Rundeck
6 2 (3.45%) Ansible
7 1 (1.72%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.72%) EnCase
7 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.72%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.72%) logstash
7 1 (1.72%) OpenVAS
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.72%) rkt
7 1 (1.72%) systemd
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Qualys
2 11 (18.97%) Cisco
3 10 (17.24%) Splunk
4 9 (15.52%) ArcSight
5 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 8 (13.79%) Citrix
6 6 (10.34%) HP
6 6 (10.34%) LogRhythm
6 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.34%) Tripwire
6 6 (10.34%) VMware
7 5 (8.62%) Forcepoint
7 5 (8.62%) IBM
8 4 (6.90%) Rapid7
8 4 (6.90%) Veracode
9 3 (5.17%) AppDynamics
9 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
9 3 (5.17%) Endeca
9 3 (5.17%) Hortonworks
9 3 (5.17%) Intel Security
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