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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 411 428 418
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Nessus 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Median daily rate £500 £450 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £240 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2346 1858 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.99% 7.98% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1271 1236
Median daily rate £480 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 22
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £14.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+70.73% +7.89%

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
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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +42 1 £500 - 3
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 13 (44.83%) Information Security
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Nmap
3 10 (34.48%) SIEM
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) Splunk
5 8 (27.59%) Metasploit
5 8 (27.59%) Qualys
5 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
5 8 (27.59%) ArcSight
6 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (24.14%) HTTP
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) CEH
7 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
7 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
7 6 (20.69%) GCIA
7 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) HP
7 6 (20.69%) LogRhythm
7 6 (20.69%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
8 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (17.24%) Mimecast

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) HTTP
4 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 1 (3.45%) IntruShield
7 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.45%) SMTP
7 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Metasploit
2 3 (10.34%) AppScan
3 1 (3.45%) Burp Suite
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Security Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) IT Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) ArcSight Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Splunk Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Security Advisor
7 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) SIEM
2 10 (34.48%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (20.69%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Attack Monitoring
4 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.79%) Information Management
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (10.34%) Password Management
6 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
6 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (6.90%) OWASP
7 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CEH
2 6 (20.69%) GCIA
3 5 (17.24%) CISSP
3 5 (17.24%) GSEC
4 3 (10.34%) CISA
4 3 (10.34%) CISM
4 3 (10.34%) CREST Certified
4 3 (10.34%) GCIH
5 2 (6.90%) GIAC
5 2 (6.90%) SANS
6 1 (3.45%) CRISC
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) EC-Council LPT
6 1 (3.45%) ECSA
6 1 (3.45%) GCED
6 1 (3.45%) OSCP
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) COBIT
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
1 4 (13.79%) XenApp
2 2 (6.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Nmap
2 5 (17.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (17.24%) QRadar
3 2 (6.90%) OpenVAS
4 1 (3.45%) EnCase
4 1 (3.45%) HP Fortify
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Splunk
2 8 (27.59%) ArcSight
2 8 (27.59%) Qualys
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.69%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) LogRhythm
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Forcepoint
5 5 (17.24%) Tripwire
6 4 (13.79%) VMware
7 3 (10.34%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Rapid7
8 2 (6.90%) Veracode
9 1 (3.45%) Acunetix
9 1 (3.45%) AlienVault
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Progress
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds