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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 415 417 422
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Nessus 18 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Average daily rate £500 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
2353 1810 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.23% 8.08% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1258 1160
Average daily rate £488 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +42 1 £500 +21.21% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 23 (54.76%) Nmap
2 19 (45.24%) Metasploit
3 17 (40.48%) Information Security
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 15 (35.71%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) HTTP
6 14 (33.33%) Splunk
7 13 (30.95%) SIEM
7 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (30.95%) Firewall
8 12 (28.57%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) GCIA
8 12 (28.57%) ArcSight
8 12 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
9 11 (26.19%) QRadar
9 11 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (23.81%) CEH
10 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.43%) GSEC
11 9 (21.43%) Information Management
12 8 (19.05%) Network Security
12 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (16.67%) Qualys
13 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
13 7 (16.67%) Unix
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco
14 6 (14.29%) CISSP
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) HTTP
2 13 (30.95%) Firewall
3 12 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 8 (19.05%) Network Security
6 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 5 (11.90%) LAN
7 5 (11.90%) WAN
8 3 (7.14%) DNS
9 1 (2.38%) Internet
9 1 (2.38%) IntruShield
9 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.38%) SMTP
9 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.76%) AppScan
3 1 (2.38%) Burp Suite
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) ArcSight Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Splunk Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Advisor
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) SOC Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Active Directory Support
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Unix
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.52%) Kali Linux
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) SIEM
3 11 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Information Management
5 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 5 (11.90%) Attack Monitoring
7 5 (11.90%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
9 3 (7.14%) OWASP
9 3 (7.14%) Password Management
9 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) GCIA
2 10 (23.81%) CEH
3 9 (21.43%) GSEC
4 6 (14.29%) CISSP
4 6 (14.29%) GCIH
5 5 (11.90%) CREST Certified
5 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.52%) GCED
7 3 (7.14%) CISA
7 3 (7.14%) GIAC
8 2 (4.76%) CISM
8 2 (4.76%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) GCFW
8 2 (4.76%) GCUX
8 2 (4.76%) GCWN
8 2 (4.76%) SANS
9 1 (2.38%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (2.38%) EC-Council LPT
9 1 (2.38%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.52%) vSphere
1 4 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (4.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Nmap
2 11 (26.19%) QRadar
3 3 (7.14%) OpenVAS
4 1 (2.38%) EnCase
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Splunk
2 12 (28.57%) ArcSight
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco
3 7 (16.67%) Qualys
4 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) HP
4 6 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) Forcepoint
5 5 (11.90%) Tripwire
6 4 (9.52%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (4.76%) Rapid7
8 2 (4.76%) Veracode
9 1 (2.38%) AlienVault
9 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) NetIQ
9 1 (2.38%) Progress
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