The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 387 392 401
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Nessus 24 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.062% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.26% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Average daily rate £459 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £311 £425
% change year-on-year
+46.18% -26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Nessus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1903 1815 1599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.00% 8.71% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1258 1038
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 21
Average hourly rate £26.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £14.23 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in London

Nessus
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nessus across the London region.

Nessus Daily Rate Trend in London

Nessus
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nessus across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Nessus Daily Rate Histogram in London

Nessus
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the London region.

Nessus Hourly Rate Trend in London

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +34 2 £500 -4.76% 2
Harrow - 1 £325 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (57.58%) Metasploit
2 17 (51.52%) Nmap
3 15 (45.45%) Information Security
4 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) HTTP
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) GCIA
7 10 (30.30%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (27.27%) Network Security
8 9 (27.27%) Splunk
8 9 (27.27%) QRadar
9 8 (24.24%) ArcSight
9 8 (24.24%) GSEC
9 8 (24.24%) Information Management
9 8 (24.24%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) CISSP
10 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (18.18%) SIEM
11 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
11 6 (18.18%) CEH
12 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
13 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (12.12%) GCIH
13 4 (12.12%) CISA

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) HTTP
2 10 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (27.27%) Network Security
4 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) DNS
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Metasploit
2 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.03%) AppScan
3 1 (3.03%) Burp Suite
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Security Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) ArcSight Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Splunk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Advisor
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (30.30%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
5 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (24.24%) Information Management
4 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.12%) OWASP
6 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) C++
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) GCIA
2 8 (24.24%) GSEC
3 7 (21.21%) CISSP
3 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) CEH
5 4 (12.12%) CISA
5 4 (12.12%) CREST Certified
5 4 (12.12%) GCIH
6 3 (9.09%) CISM
6 3 (9.09%) GCED
6 3 (9.09%) GIAC
7 2 (6.06%) GCFW
7 2 (6.06%) GCUX
7 2 (6.06%) GCWN
7 2 (6.06%) SANS
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (3.03%) EC-Council LPT
8 1 (3.03%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) Nmap
2 9 (27.27%) QRadar
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.06%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Splunk
2 8 (24.24%) ArcSight
3 4 (12.12%) Qualys
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) AppSense
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
5 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.06%) Tufin
5 2 (6.06%) Websense
6 1 (3.03%) Acunetix
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Progress
6 1 (3.03%) Rapid7
6 1 (3.03%) Veracode
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