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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 236 260 253
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Nessus 10 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.074% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.22% 0.81% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £438 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
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
821 864 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.75% 9.08% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 449 620
Median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 39
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.58 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
- -25.92%

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
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 4 December 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
Kent - 7 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
Berkshire +8 1 £400 -8.57%
Surrey - 1 £463 - 1
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) MCP
3 7 (35.00%) MCSE
3 7 (35.00%) MCSA
3 7 (35.00%) MCITP
3 7 (35.00%) LANDesk
3 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) CISSP
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (20.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (15.00%) Qualys
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) 3G
4 2 (10.00%) 4G
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) IPsec
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.00%) SS7
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AppScan
1 1 (5.00%) Burp Suite
1 1 (5.00%) GDB
1 1 (5.00%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
1 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Kali Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (25.00%) SIEM
2 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) MCITP
1 7 (35.00%) MCP
1 7 (35.00%) MCSA
1 7 (35.00%) MCSE
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CISM
5 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (10.00%) CRISC
5 2 (10.00%) SANS
5 2 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) GPEN
6 1 (5.00%) GWAPT
6 1 (5.00%) GXPN
6 1 (5.00%) OSCE
6 1 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) HIPAA
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nexpose
1 2 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Core Impact
2 1 (5.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) QRadar
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) LANDesk
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Qualys
4 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk
5 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) LogLogic
5 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.00%) NetWitness
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Tripwire