The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tenable Nessus
Rank 260 222 -
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
937 743 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.52% 8.21% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 371 311
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 65 50
Average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £16.50 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £44.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nessus
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nessus across the South East region.

Nessus Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Nessus
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the South East region.

Nessus Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
Berkshire -9 1 - -
Hampshire -22 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Nmap
3 10 (47.62%) UNIX
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (28.57%) Information Security
7 6 (28.57%) CEH
7 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 6 (28.57%) MCSE
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) CCNA
7 6 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (28.57%) CISSP
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
8 5 (23.81%) MCP
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) MS Office

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
1 5 (23.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
3 5 (23.81%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
4 4 (19.05%) SSL
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Tester
4 5 (23.81%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Security Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) UNIX
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 2000
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.52%) AIX
9 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
9 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (23.81%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) SIEM
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) MCSE
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CEH
3 5 (23.81%) MCP
4 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.76%) OSCP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Nmap
2 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (23.81%) SCCM
4 2 (9.52%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (4.76%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) McAfee
2 5 (23.81%) Qualys
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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