The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 235 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.012% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.33% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
830 621 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.55% 7.41% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 48 27
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
Nessus
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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 17 April 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
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Berkshire - - - -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (94.74%) HTTPS
2 18 (94.74%) HP
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (94.74%) Nmap
2 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (89.47%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
3 17 (89.47%) Wireshark
3 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
3 17 (89.47%) ISTQB
3 17 (89.47%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (89.47%) Workflow
3 17 (89.47%) Validation
3 17 (89.47%) SSL
3 17 (89.47%) HTML
3 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
3 17 (89.47%) Windows 2000
3 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 17 (89.47%) Oracle
3 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 17 (89.47%) JSP
4 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
4 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
4 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Business Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) HTTPS
1 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 17 (89.47%) Wireshark
2 17 (89.47%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) Technical Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
1 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
1 17 (89.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (89.47%) Windows 2000
3 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Workflow
1 17 (89.47%) Validation
1 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
2 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
2 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) ISTQB
2 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
3 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) Nmap
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (89.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) HP
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) VMware