The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
England / London
Rank 401 395 400
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Nessus 3 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 1.37% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 10
Median daily rate £450 £459 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +23.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £376 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £455 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +30.00%
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
2121 1971 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.90% 9.32% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1388 1269
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 31
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +113.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £17.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +24.44%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
2 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (69.44%) Cisco
3 25 (69.44%) SIEM
4 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
5 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (41.67%) vSphere
8 14 (38.89%) Unix
8 14 (38.89%) Windows
9 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
9 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
9 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (36.11%) AlienVault
9 13 (36.11%) Security Operations
10 12 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
10 12 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (33.33%) CISSP
10 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 12 (33.33%) LAN
10 12 (33.33%) WAN
11 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
12 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
13 9 (25.00%) C#

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (33.33%) LAN
3 12 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (13.89%) SSH
5 4 (11.11%) SNMP
6 3 (8.33%) 802.11
6 3 (8.33%) ADSL
6 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (8.33%) ICMP
6 3 (8.33%) IPsec
6 3 (8.33%) L2TP
6 3 (8.33%) MPLS
6 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 3 (8.33%) OSPF
6 3 (8.33%) RIP
6 3 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Metasploit
2 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.56%) Burp Suite
4 1 (2.78%) sqlmap
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SIEM Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 3 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Unix
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Kali Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) FreeBSD
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) SIEM
2 13 (36.11%) Security Operations
3 12 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (16.67%) Change Control
6 6 (16.67%) Computer Security
6 6 (16.67%) Secure Coding
6 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Patch Management
8 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.11%) Information Security
8 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 3 (8.33%) Network Design
9 3 (8.33%) Release Management
9 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) CISSP
4 7 (19.44%) CEH
4 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) CREST Certified
6 4 (11.11%) BC Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (11.11%) OSCP
7 3 (8.33%) CCNP
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.33%) OSCE
7 3 (8.33%) SANS
8 2 (5.56%) CCDP
8 2 (5.56%) CCIE
8 2 (5.56%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (5.56%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (5.56%) CLAS
8 2 (5.56%) GIAC
8 2 (5.56%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (16.67%) RMADS
3 2 (5.56%) QA
4 1 (2.78%) ISO27005
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (41.67%) vSphere
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (8.33%) Snort
4 3 (8.33%) Squid
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (11.11%) Nmap
3 3 (8.33%) OSSEC
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) yum
5 1 (2.78%) Nagios
5 1 (2.78%) OpenVAS
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) VMware
2 25 (69.44%) Cisco
3 13 (36.11%) AlienVault
4 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 9 (25.00%) Brocade
5 9 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 9 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 9 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 6 (16.67%) AppSense
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.33%) BT
8 3 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
10 1 (2.78%) F5
10 1 (2.78%) Qualys
10 1 (2.78%) ScanSafe
10 1 (2.78%) Splunk
10 1 (2.78%) Symantec