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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 545 564 547
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Nessus 33 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.010% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.82% 0.14% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 15
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£375 £525 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +113.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £465 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £585 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £525 £246
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +113.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
4022 3481 3434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.70% 7.22% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 2086 1830
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 154 161
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +30 19 £356 - 3
South East - 11 £375 - 1
South West -44 1 £500 +11.11%
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (70.59%) Linux
2 47 (69.12%) Windows
3 37 (54.41%) Nmap
4 35 (51.47%) TCP/IP
5 31 (45.59%) UNIX
6 29 (42.65%) Oracle
7 28 (41.18%) Security Cleared
8 26 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (38.24%) HP
8 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (36.76%) Firewall
9 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
9 25 (36.76%) Wireshark
10 23 (33.82%) SSL
10 23 (33.82%) .NET
10 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
10 23 (33.82%) HTML
11 21 (30.88%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (29.41%) Software Testing
12 20 (29.41%) ISTQB
12 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (29.41%) Test Strategy
12 20 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
12 20 (29.41%) JSP
12 20 (29.41%) Windows 2000
12 20 (29.41%) Windows XP
12 20 (29.41%) HTTPS
12 20 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
12 20 (29.41%) Workflow

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (16.18%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Office
2 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (51.47%) TCP/IP
2 25 (36.76%) Firewall
2 25 (36.76%) Wireshark
3 23 (33.82%) SSL
4 20 (29.41%) HTTPS
5 11 (16.18%) Network Security
5 11 (16.18%) SAN
5 11 (16.18%) Wireless
6 7 (10.29%) BGP
6 7 (10.29%) OSPF
6 7 (10.29%) SNMP
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (7.35%) TACACS
8 5 (7.35%) VPN
9 4 (5.88%) tcpdump
9 4 (5.88%) snoop
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.88%) HSRP
9 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.41%) Metasploit
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
3 2 (2.94%) Mocha
3 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
3 2 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Analyst
2 19 (27.94%) Security Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Tester
4 11 (16.18%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Security Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Network Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.82%) Security Tester
8 6 (8.82%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Test Specialist
10 3 (4.41%) Ethical Hacker
11 2 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) .NET
1 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
1 23 (33.82%) HTML
2 20 (29.41%) JSP
3 1 (1.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Open Source
2 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (70.59%) Linux
2 47 (69.12%) Windows
3 31 (45.59%) UNIX
4 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (29.41%) Windows 2000
5 20 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.82%) AIX
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.88%) Windows NT
8 3 (4.41%) zOS
8 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (29.41%) Software Testing
2 20 (29.41%) Test Strategy
2 20 (29.41%) Workflow
2 20 (29.41%) Validation
3 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
3 14 (20.59%) Incident Management
3 14 (20.59%) Knowledge Management
4 12 (17.65%) ITIL
4 12 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (14.71%) Security Testing
6 10 (14.71%) Coaching
7 8 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (11.76%) Information Security
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.41%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (4.41%) Network Management
10 3 (4.41%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 5 (7.35%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 3 (4.41%) VB
5 3 (4.41%) PHP
5 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
3 20 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 20 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (27.94%) CISSP
4 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (22.06%) CCNA
6 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (20.59%) MCSE
6 14 (20.59%) CEH
6 14 (20.59%) DV Cleared
7 11 (16.18%) MCP
8 7 (10.29%) CCNP
9 5 (7.35%) Degree
10 4 (5.88%) CCIE
10 4 (5.88%) CCSP
11 2 (2.94%) CISM
12 1 (1.47%) GIAC
12 1 (1.47%) SSCP
12 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) COBIT
3 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (54.41%) Nmap
2 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.82%) Terminal Server
4 4 (5.88%) Snort
5 3 (4.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (38.24%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (16.18%) SCCM
3 6 (8.82%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
4 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) Oracle
2 26 (38.24%) HP
3 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.12%) Cisco
5 12 (17.65%) Qualys
6 11 (16.18%) McAfee
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.41%) 3Com
8 3 (4.41%) Tripwire
8 3 (4.41%) Juniper
8 3 (4.41%) Citrix
8 3 (4.41%) IBM
8 3 (4.41%) Aruba
8 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
10 1 (1.47%) AlgoSec
10 1 (1.47%) Tufin
10 1 (1.47%) Splunk
10 1 (1.47%) Fortinet
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