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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 398 408 417
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Nessus 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.030% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.82% 0.36% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
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£450 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £338 £462
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
1839 1928 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.21% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1246 1239 1044
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 45
Average hourly rate £21.93 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.50 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £57.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
City of London -11 2 £500 +90.47%
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) HP
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
4 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
4 5 (26.32%) Splunk
4 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
4 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 5 (26.32%) Resilience Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (21.05%) CEH
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) Information Security
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
2 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) OAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
1 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (26.32%) Resilience Testing
1 5 (26.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) SIEM
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 4 (21.05%) CEH
5 2 (10.53%) CGEIT
5 2 (10.53%) OSCP
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CISA
5 2 (10.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Snort
3 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) Nmap
2 2 (10.53%) WebInspect
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Splunk
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
5 2 (10.53%) Qualys