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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 257 261 226
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs citing Nessus 11 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.052% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 0.47% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 11
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £363
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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1061 1061 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.93% 11.12% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 604 397
Median daily rate £413 £390 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 25
Median hourly rate £35.50 £24.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+36.90% +9.09%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nessus across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Nessus Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Berkshire - 5 £450 - 1
Surrey -4 2 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Hampshire +10 1 £400 -5.88% 4
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
1 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) CRISC
3 4 (25.00%) SIEM
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Nmap
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Rapid7
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Nexpose
5 2 (12.50%) Veracode
5 2 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Kali Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
5 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) 3G
4 2 (12.50%) 4G
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) IPv6
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) OpenVPN
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) Quagga
5 1 (6.25%) SS7
5 1 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) AppScan
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) GitLab
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) RSpec
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (6.25%) MCollective
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Kali Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) CoreOS
4 1 (6.25%) SmartOS
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Budget Control
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
2 4 (25.00%) CRISC
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
3 2 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Btrfs
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) iptables
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) LXC
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
1 1 (6.25%) Squid
1 1 (6.25%) Varnish
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nexpose
1 3 (18.75%) Nmap
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) rkt
3 1 (6.25%) systemd
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Rapid7
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Qualys
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Veracode
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Aruba
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.25%) Tripwire