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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 546 587 570
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -17
Contract jobs citing Nessus 60 27 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.053% 0.099%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.20% 0.63% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 31
Median daily rate £438 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £49.19 - £37.50
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
5010 4253 4682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.93% 8.43% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3232 2650 2908
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 157 167
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £40.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +33 30 £431 +23.21% 9
South East +31 10 £350 -21.12% 5
North West - 9 £450 -
South West +10 5 - - 2
Yorkshire +19 3 - - 1
Midlands - 2 £475 -
East of England -5 1 - - 2
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Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 81 (73.64%) Firewall
2 67 (60.91%) SIEM
3 55 (50.00%) Cisco
4 49 (44.55%) TCP/IP
5 46 (41.82%) Security Cleared
6 44 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (40.00%) Windows
6 44 (40.00%) VMware
7 42 (38.18%) WAN
7 42 (38.18%) LAN
7 42 (38.18%) SC Cleared
8 40 (36.36%) CISSP
9 37 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 36 (32.73%) PCI DSS
11 33 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 33 (30.00%) Information Security
11 33 (30.00%) Unix
12 30 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (27.27%) Security Operations
13 29 (26.36%) Linux
13 29 (26.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 28 (25.45%) vSphere
15 27 (24.55%) Patch Management
16 26 (23.64%) Kalman Filter
16 26 (23.64%) AlienVault
16 26 (23.64%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (22.73%) Splunk
17 25 (22.73%) Management Information System
17 25 (22.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 24 (21.82%) Identity Access Management

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 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Office
1 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (73.64%) Firewall
2 49 (44.55%) TCP/IP
3 44 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (38.18%) LAN
4 42 (38.18%) WAN
5 26 (23.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (14.55%) Network Security
6 16 (14.55%) VPN
7 10 (9.09%) OSPF
7 10 (9.09%) VoIP
8 8 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (7.27%) HTTP
8 8 (7.27%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (7.27%) Wireshark
9 7 (6.36%) BGP
9 7 (6.36%) tcpdump
10 5 (4.55%) Internet
10 5 (4.55%) IPsec
11 4 (3.64%) Wireless
12 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.73%) Burp Suite
2 3 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.82%) AppScan
3 2 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) Ant
4 1 (0.91%) GDB
4 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.91%) JUnit
4 1 (0.91%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.91%) Maven
4 1 (0.91%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.91%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.91%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Analyst
2 24 (21.82%) Security Analyst
3 22 (20.00%) Consultant
4 16 (14.55%) Security Consultant
5 15 (13.64%) SOC Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 11 (10.00%) Security Manager
7 9 (8.18%) Operational Security Manager
7 9 (8.18%) Security Operations Manager
8 8 (7.27%) Information Security Consultant
8 8 (7.27%) Penetration Tester
8 8 (7.27%) Tester
9 7 (6.36%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.36%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.36%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Operations Manager
11 5 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) ELK Stack
2 6 (5.45%) .NET
3 3 (2.73%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.73%) COM
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 20 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Cyber Attack
4 8 (7.27%) PKI
5 6 (5.45%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.64%) CESG
6 4 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.91%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 44 (40.00%) Windows
2 33 (30.00%) Unix
3 29 (26.36%) Linux
4 10 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.27%) Kali Linux
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.82%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) SIEM
2 33 (30.00%) Information Security
2 33 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 30 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 27 (24.55%) Patch Management
5 26 (23.64%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (21.82%) Identity Access Management
7 22 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (19.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 19 (17.27%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (16.36%) Analytics
11 11 (10.00%) ITIL
12 10 (9.09%) Case Management
12 10 (9.09%) Data Analytics
13 9 (8.18%) Change Control
13 9 (8.18%) Network Management
13 9 (8.18%) Use Case
14 8 (7.27%) Load Balancing
15 7 (6.36%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.45%) Python
2 16 (14.55%) Java
3 15 (13.64%) SQL
4 11 (10.00%) C#
5 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.91%) C
6 1 (0.91%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.91%) Perl
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 42 (38.18%) SC Cleared
3 40 (36.36%) CISSP
4 16 (14.55%) DV Cleared
5 14 (12.73%) CCNP
5 14 (12.73%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (12.73%) SANS
6 10 (9.09%) CEH
7 8 (7.27%) BC Cleared
7 8 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (7.27%) CREST Certified
7 8 (7.27%) MCSA
7 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (7.27%) SSCP
8 7 (6.36%) MCITP
8 7 (6.36%) MCP
8 7 (6.36%) MCSE
8 7 (6.36%) OSCP
9 5 (4.55%) CISM
10 4 (3.64%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.73%) PCI DSS
2 29 (26.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (15.45%) RMADS
4 3 (2.73%) QA
5 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (33.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (25.45%) vSphere
3 20 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.55%) Snort
5 3 (2.73%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 24 (21.82%) Nmap
3 15 (13.64%) QRadar
4 11 (10.00%) Nexpose
5 8 (7.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.73%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.91%) Ansible
8 1 (0.91%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.91%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.91%) logstash
8 1 (0.91%) Puppet
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.91%) SCCM
8 1 (0.91%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (50.00%) Cisco
2 44 (40.00%) VMware
3 26 (23.64%) AlienVault
4 25 (22.73%) Splunk
5 24 (21.82%) ArcSight
5 24 (21.82%) CheckPoint
6 18 (16.36%) Fortinet
6 18 (16.36%) LogRhythm
7 16 (14.55%) Qualys
8 15 (13.64%) Intel Security
9 13 (11.82%) Intel
9 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
10 10 (9.09%) F5
10 10 (9.09%) NetWitness
11 9 (8.18%) Apple
11 9 (8.18%) Brocade
11 9 (8.18%) LogLogic
11 9 (8.18%) Palo Alto
12 8 (7.27%) Juniper
12 8 (7.27%) ScanSafe
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