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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
UK / England
Rank 531 534 539
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Nessus 37 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.87% 1.38% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 29
Median daily rate £406 £455 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £380 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £453 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.12% +44.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4271 4045 4072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.28% 8.83% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 2547 2459
Median daily rate £475 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 137 132
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £53.58 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -10 12 £475 +3.54% 7
South East +18 10 £350 -12.50% 3
South West +10 6 - - 2
North West - 6 £438 - 1
East of England 0 3 £363 -14.70%
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 77 (74.76%) Firewall
2 58 (56.31%) SIEM
3 53 (51.46%) Cisco
4 51 (49.51%) VMware
5 48 (46.60%) TCP/IP
5 48 (46.60%) Windows
6 43 (41.75%) LAN
6 43 (41.75%) WAN
6 43 (41.75%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (41.75%) Security Cleared
7 40 (38.83%) CISSP
8 39 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (37.86%) SC Cleared
9 38 (36.89%) PCI DSS
10 35 (33.98%) Unix
11 33 (32.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 31 (30.10%) Information Security
13 29 (28.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (28.16%) Security Operations
14 28 (27.18%) vSphere
14 28 (27.18%) Linux
15 27 (26.21%) Patch Management
16 26 (25.24%) Kalman Filter
16 26 (25.24%) AlienVault
16 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
16 26 (25.24%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (24.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 24 (23.30%) Identity Access Management
18 24 (23.30%) Management Information System
19 23 (22.33%) CheckPoint

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 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Office
1 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 77 (74.76%) Firewall
2 48 (46.60%) TCP/IP
3 43 (41.75%) Cisco ASA
3 43 (41.75%) LAN
3 43 (41.75%) WAN
4 26 (25.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (15.53%) VPN
6 15 (14.56%) Network Security
7 10 (9.71%) OSPF
7 10 (9.71%) VoIP
8 8 (7.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (7.77%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (7.77%) Wireshark
9 7 (6.80%) BGP
9 7 (6.80%) tcpdump
10 5 (4.85%) SSH
11 4 (3.88%) Internet
11 4 (3.88%) SNMP
12 3 (2.91%) 802.11
12 3 (2.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.91%) Burp Suite
2 3 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.97%) AppScan
3 1 (0.97%) GDB
3 1 (0.97%) JIRA
3 1 (0.97%) sqlmap
3 1 (0.97%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Consultant
3 17 (16.50%) Security Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Security Consultant
4 13 (12.62%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Security Manager
7 10 (9.71%) SOC Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) Operational Security Manager
8 9 (8.74%) Security Operations Manager
9 8 (7.77%) Information Security Consultant
9 8 (7.77%) IT Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Penetration Tester
9 8 (7.77%) Tester
10 6 (5.83%) Operations Manager
11 5 (4.85%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Server Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) ELK Stack
2 5 (4.85%) .NET
3 3 (2.91%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.91%) COM
4 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.97%) HTML
4 1 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.74%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (5.83%) CESG
4 6 (5.83%) PKI
5 5 (4.85%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.91%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.60%) Windows
2 35 (33.98%) Unix
3 28 (27.18%) Linux
4 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.83%) Kali Linux
7 3 (2.91%) Solaris
8 2 (1.94%) CentOS
8 2 (1.94%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.97%) Android
9 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.31%) SIEM
2 33 (32.04%) Vulnerability Management
3 31 (30.10%) Information Security
4 29 (28.16%) Security Operations
5 27 (26.21%) Patch Management
6 26 (25.24%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (23.30%) Identity Access Management
8 22 (21.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 20 (19.42%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (18.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (15.53%) Analytics
11 16 (15.53%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (9.71%) Case Management
12 10 (9.71%) Data Analytics
12 10 (9.71%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (8.74%) Network Management
14 8 (7.77%) ITIL
14 8 (7.77%) Load Balancing
15 7 (6.80%) Secure Coding
15 7 (6.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) Python
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 14 (13.59%) Java
4 11 (10.68%) C#
5 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) C++
6 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.97%) Perl
6 1 (0.97%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) Ruby
6 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (41.75%) Security Cleared
2 40 (38.83%) CISSP
3 39 (37.86%) SC Cleared
4 15 (14.56%) DV Cleared
5 14 (13.59%) SANS
6 12 (11.65%) CCNP
6 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (11.65%) MCITP
6 12 (11.65%) MCP
6 12 (11.65%) MCSA
6 12 (11.65%) MCSE
6 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (9.71%) CEH
8 8 (7.77%) BC Cleared
8 8 (7.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (7.77%) CREST Certified
8 8 (7.77%) SSCP
9 7 (6.80%) OSCP
10 5 (4.85%) CISM
10 5 (4.85%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (36.89%) PCI DSS
2 29 (28.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (18.45%) RMADS
4 3 (2.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (2.91%) QA
5 1 (0.97%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.97%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (27.18%) vSphere
3 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.80%) Snort
5 3 (2.91%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.91%) Squid
5 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) NFS
6 1 (0.97%) Samba
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (24.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 22 (21.36%) Nmap
3 14 (13.59%) QRadar
4 11 (10.68%) Nexpose
5 5 (4.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.91%) OSSEC
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.91%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.94%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.94%) Puppet
7 2 (1.94%) yum
8 1 (0.97%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.97%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.97%) Nagios
8 1 (0.97%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.97%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (51.46%) Cisco
2 51 (49.51%) VMware
3 26 (25.24%) AlienVault
4 23 (22.33%) CheckPoint
4 23 (22.33%) Splunk
5 22 (21.36%) ArcSight
6 18 (17.48%) LogRhythm
6 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.50%) Fortinet
8 15 (14.56%) Qualys
9 14 (13.59%) Intel Security
10 12 (11.65%) Intel
10 12 (11.65%) LANDesk
10 12 (11.65%) SolarWinds
11 10 (9.71%) NetWitness
12 9 (8.74%) Apple
12 9 (8.74%) Brocade
12 9 (8.74%) F5
12 9 (8.74%) LogLogic
12 9 (8.74%) Palo Alto