The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 407 388 421
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Contract jobs citing Nessus 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.073% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1616 1365 1607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.68% 6.32% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1099 951 971
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Nessus
England

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
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 18 April 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 - -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (81.82%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Nmap
4 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (27.27%) IaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Metasploit
5 3 (27.27%) Qualys
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) Snort
5 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Wireshark
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Metasploit
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) IT Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CORBA
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) wxWidgets
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (9.09%) Xerces
1 1 (9.09%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
5 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
1 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) MOF
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) OWASP
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) ISMS
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Lisp
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) C-shell
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCSP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Nmap
2 3 (27.27%) Snort
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) qmail
3 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (9.09%) OpenSSH
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Qualys
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Akamai
4 1 (9.09%) Rapid7
4 1 (9.09%) Q1 Labs
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Tripwire