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 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 422 422 416
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Nessus 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.047% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.56% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £525 £450 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
- +30.76%
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
2536 1950 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.44% 8.27% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1771 1333 1283
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £12.36 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.43 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +10.25%

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 July 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 11 (45.83%) Windows
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
1 11 (45.83%) SIEM
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (33.33%) Information Security
4 8 (33.33%) Qualys
4 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (29.17%) Splunk
5 7 (29.17%) Nmap
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
6 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.83%) Attack Monitoring
7 5 (20.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (20.83%) Mimecast
7 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
7 5 (20.83%) Tripwire
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) LAN
7 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 5 (20.83%) Forcepoint
8 4 (16.67%) VMware

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 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Mimecast
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) HTTP
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) IntruShield
7 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) AppScan
2 3 (12.50%) Metasploit
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Liquibase
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Security Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Advisor
6 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Security Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) SIEM
2 8 (33.33%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (20.83%) Attack Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Password Management
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CEH
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (8.33%) CISA
3 2 (8.33%) GCIA
3 2 (8.33%) GCIH
3 2 (8.33%) GIAC
4 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
4 1 (4.17%) CRISC
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) GCED
4 1 (4.17%) GSEC
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) COBIT
3 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (16.67%) vSphere
1 4 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) Snort
3 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Nmap
2 5 (20.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.33%) QRadar
4 1 (4.17%) EnCase
4 1 (4.17%) HP Fortify
4 1 (4.17%) logstash
4 1 (4.17%) OpenVAS
4 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Qualys
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Splunk
3 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Forcepoint
4 5 (20.83%) Tripwire
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Veracode
8 1 (4.17%) Adobe
8 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
8 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.17%) Rapid7
8 1 (4.17%) Sonatype