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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 547 543 535
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Nessus 45 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.07% 0.23% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 7
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£488 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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
4202 3410 3130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.08% 7.19% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2119 1688
Average daily rate £415 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £349 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.98% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 150 186
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.85 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +8.80%

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 25 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nessus across the England region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Nessus Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 November 2014. 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
London +13 15 £400 +60.00% 4
South East -13 14 £368 -
West Midlands - 5 £400 -
North West - 5 £563 - 2
East of England - 4 £525 - 1
South West -29 2 £513 +36.66%
Yorkshire - - - -
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Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 47 (60.26%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) Linux
3 33 (42.31%) UNIX
4 31 (39.74%) Firewall
4 31 (39.74%) Nmap
5 28 (35.90%) CISSP
6 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
6 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
7 24 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 23 (29.49%) Oracle
9 20 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
10 19 (24.36%) Network Security
11 18 (23.08%) Wireshark
11 18 (23.08%) ITIL
12 17 (21.79%) SSL
12 17 (21.79%) Cisco
12 17 (21.79%) HP
12 17 (21.79%) Information Security
13 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (20.51%) Qualys
14 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
15 14 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (17.95%) SIEM
15 14 (17.95%) CEH
16 13 (16.67%) Workflow
16 13 (16.67%) Validation
16 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
16 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (16.67%) Active Directory

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 9 (11.54%) IIS
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.74%) Firewall
2 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
3 19 (24.36%) Network Security
4 18 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 17 (21.79%) SSL
6 13 (16.67%) HTTPS
7 8 (10.26%) BGP
7 8 (10.26%) OSPF
8 7 (8.97%) SNMP
8 7 (8.97%) SAN
8 7 (8.97%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (8.97%) Wireless
9 6 (7.69%) VPN
9 6 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.41%) Internet
10 5 (6.41%) TACACS
11 4 (5.13%) IPsec
11 4 (5.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 4 (5.13%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Metasploit
2 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.56%) JMeter
3 2 (2.56%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Selenium
3 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.56%) Mocha
3 2 (2.56%) TestLink
3 2 (2.56%) Geb
3 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
6 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Analyst
2 26 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Tester
4 12 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 12 (15.38%) Consultant
5 11 (14.10%) Network Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Security Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Security Tester
10 4 (5.13%) Security Specialist
10 4 (5.13%) Integration Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Integration Test Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.85%) Ethical Hacker
11 3 (3.85%) Integration Tester
12 2 (2.56%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 13 (16.67%) JSP
1 13 (16.67%) HTML
1 13 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 6 (7.69%) Open Source
2 5 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (60.26%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) Linux
3 33 (42.31%) UNIX
4 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 13 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) zOS
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (23.08%) ITIL
3 17 (21.79%) Information Security
4 16 (20.51%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 14 (17.95%) SIEM
7 13 (16.67%) Workflow
7 13 (16.67%) Validation
7 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Test Scripting
8 10 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 9 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (10.26%) Security Testing
11 6 (7.69%) Use Case
11 6 (7.69%) Coaching
12 5 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (6.41%) Technical Analysis
12 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
12 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (3.85%) PHP
3 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.56%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) CISSP
2 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 16 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (17.95%) CEH
6 13 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 12 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 12 (15.38%) CCNA
8 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (14.10%) MCSE
9 8 (10.26%) CCNP
10 7 (8.97%) Degree
10 7 (8.97%) MCP
11 6 (7.69%) CISM
12 4 (5.13%) CCIE
12 4 (5.13%) CCSP
13 2 (2.56%) CISA
13 2 (2.56%) GWAPT
14 1 (1.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.69%) QA
3 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 31 (39.74%) Nmap
2 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.69%) Snort
4 3 (3.85%) Xen
5 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.97%) SCCM
3 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.85%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (1.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Oracle
2 17 (21.79%) Cisco
2 17 (21.79%) HP
3 16 (20.51%) Qualys
4 9 (11.54%) Splunk
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.54%) McAfee
5 8 (10.26%) ArcSight
6 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.69%) Tripwire
7 6 (7.69%) Juniper
7 6 (7.69%) IBM
8 4 (5.13%) 3Com
8 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.13%) Aruba
9 3 (3.85%) Rapid7
9 3 (3.85%) Dell
9 3 (3.85%) NetIQ
9 3 (3.85%) Citrix
10 2 (2.56%) Altiris
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