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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 238 - 251
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Nessus 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% - 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
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
985 774 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.13% 9.00% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 413 279
Average daily rate £369 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.45% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 59
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.92 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +21.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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
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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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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
Surrey - 3 £375 -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
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Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Linux
3 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
4 16 (48.48%) Incident Management
5 14 (42.42%) Nmap
5 14 (42.42%) UNIX
6 13 (39.39%) MCSE
6 13 (39.39%) CCNA
6 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (36.36%) Oracle
7 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 11 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 10 (30.30%) MCP
9 10 (30.30%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) IIS
9 10 (30.30%) MS Office
9 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
9 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
9 10 (30.30%) SAN
9 10 (30.30%) CISSP
9 10 (30.30%) McAfee
9 10 (30.30%) Firewall
9 10 (30.30%) CEH
9 10 (30.30%) Wireless
9 10 (30.30%) Coaching
9 10 (30.30%) Wireshark

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (30.30%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
1 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) Wireless
2 10 (30.30%) Wireshark
3 9 (27.27%) HTTPS
3 9 (27.27%) SSL
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security
5 3 (9.09%) FTP
5 3 (9.09%) SNMP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (12.12%) Aerospace
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
2 17 (51.52%) Security Analyst
3 12 (36.36%) IT Security Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Security Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Integration Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Test Leader
7 3 (9.09%) Security Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 9 (27.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) UNIX
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) zOS
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Incident Management
2 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (30.30%) Coaching
4 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Workflow
4 9 (27.27%) Validation
5 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.15%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (12.12%) Information Security
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) MCSE
1 13 (39.39%) CCNA
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) MCP
3 10 (30.30%) CEH
3 10 (30.30%) CISSP
4 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) CCNP
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Nmap
2 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) McAfee
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Qualys
3 9 (27.27%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) Tripwire
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat