The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 547 615 583
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -32
Contract jobs citing Nessus 74 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.053% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 0.62% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 28
Median daily rate £450 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £49.19 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5417 4648 5050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.88% 8.42% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 2850 3112
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 162 173
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -27.08%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nessus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nessus within the UK.

Nessus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nessus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Nessus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Nessus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nessus within the UK.

Nessus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nessus
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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
England +55 60 £438 +1.44% 19
London +18 30 £431 +23.21% 8
Wales - 13 £525 -
South East +38 10 £350 -20.00% 4
North West - 9 £450 -
Manchester - 8 £450 -
Croydon - 8 £551 -
Swansea - 8 £525 -
West Wales - 8 £525 -
Kent - 7 £350 -
Salford - 6 £450 -
South West +18 5 - - 4
City of London -6 4 £450 +44.00% 2
South Wales - 4 £438 -
Yorkshire +15 3 - - 1
Sheffield -9 3 - -
South Yorkshire -10 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £425 -
Midlands - 2 £475 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 2
New Malden - 2 - -
Milton Keynes +16 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 - -
Berkshire +11 1 £400 -8.57%
East of England -1 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £463 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 - -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 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 with a requirement for Nessus.

1 87 (69.05%) Firewall
2 72 (57.14%) SIEM
3 59 (46.83%) Cisco
4 53 (42.06%) Windows
4 53 (42.06%) VMware
5 50 (39.68%) TCP/IP
5 50 (39.68%) Security Cleared
6 48 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 44 (34.92%) CISSP
9 43 (34.13%) Unix
10 42 (33.33%) LAN
10 42 (33.33%) WAN
11 40 (31.75%) Information Security
12 39 (30.95%) Linux
13 37 (29.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (28.57%) PCI DSS
15 35 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
16 33 (26.19%) Vulnerability Management
16 33 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 31 (24.60%) Security Operations
18 29 (23.02%) Splunk
18 29 (23.02%) Management Information System
19 28 (22.22%) CheckPoint
19 28 (22.22%) vSphere
20 27 (21.43%) Patch Management
20 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
20 27 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 26 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
21 26 (20.63%) Kalman Filter

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (7.94%) Confluence
2 9 (7.14%) Apache
3 7 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Office
1 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (69.05%) Firewall
2 50 (39.68%) TCP/IP
3 48 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 42 (33.33%) LAN
4 42 (33.33%) WAN
5 26 (20.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (15.87%) VPN
7 16 (12.70%) Network Security
8 10 (7.94%) OSPF
8 10 (7.94%) VoIP
9 8 (6.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (6.35%) HTTP
9 8 (6.35%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (6.35%) Wireshark
10 7 (5.56%) BGP
10 7 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (5.56%) tcpdump
10 7 (5.56%) WLAN
11 5 (3.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Metasploit
2 11 (8.73%) JIRA
3 10 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.38%) AppScan
4 3 (2.38%) Burp Suite
4 3 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) GDB
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Liquibase
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.79%) sqlmap
5 1 (0.79%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Electronics
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Analyst
2 27 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 24 (19.05%) Consultant
4 18 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
5 17 (13.49%) Security Consultant
6 13 (10.32%) IT Analyst
6 13 (10.32%) IT Security Analyst
7 11 (8.73%) Security Manager
8 10 (7.94%) Architect
9 9 (7.14%) Operational Security Manager
9 9 (7.14%) Security Operations Manager
10 8 (6.35%) Information Security Consultant
10 8 (6.35%) Penetration Tester
10 8 (6.35%) Tester
11 7 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
12 6 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) ELK Stack
2 9 (7.14%) MCollective
3 7 (5.56%) .NET
4 3 (2.38%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.38%) COM
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Management Information System
2 21 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.29%) PKI
4 9 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (5.56%) Clustering
6 6 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (3.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (3.17%) CESG
8 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.17%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.79%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.06%) Windows
2 43 (34.13%) Unix
3 39 (30.95%) Linux
4 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.14%) AIX
6 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.35%) Kali Linux
8 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.59%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.79%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.14%) SIEM
2 40 (31.75%) Information Security
3 35 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (26.19%) Vulnerability Management
5 31 (24.60%) Security Operations
6 27 (21.43%) Patch Management
6 27 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 26 (20.63%) Kalman Filter
8 25 (19.84%) Identity Access Management
9 24 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 20 (15.87%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (15.08%) Analytics
12 12 (9.52%) ITIL
13 10 (7.94%) Case Management
13 10 (7.94%) Data Analytics
13 10 (7.94%) Use Case
14 9 (7.14%) Change Control
14 9 (7.14%) IT Governance
14 9 (7.14%) Network Management
14 9 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.29%) Java
1 18 (14.29%) Python
2 15 (11.90%) SQL
3 12 (9.52%) C#
4 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.38%) C++
6 2 (1.59%) C
6 2 (1.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 45 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 44 (34.92%) CISSP
4 16 (12.70%) DV Cleared
5 14 (11.11%) CCNP
5 14 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (11.11%) SANS
6 11 (8.73%) CEH
7 9 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (7.14%) SSCP
8 8 (6.35%) BC Cleared
8 8 (6.35%) CREST Certified
8 8 (6.35%) MCSA
8 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.56%) MCITP
9 7 (5.56%) MCP
9 7 (5.56%) MCSE
9 7 (5.56%) OSCP
10 5 (3.97%) CISM
11 4 (3.17%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 33 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (13.49%) RMADS
4 3 (2.38%) QA
5 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (29.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (22.22%) vSphere
3 27 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (5.56%) PowerHA
5 5 (3.97%) Snort
6 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (19.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 25 (19.84%) Nmap
2 15 (11.90%) QRadar
3 11 (8.73%) Nexpose
4 10 (7.94%) Ansible
4 10 (7.94%) Puppet
5 9 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (7.14%) Packer
5 9 (7.14%) Rundeck
5 9 (7.14%) Tivoli
5 9 (7.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (7.14%) Zenoss
6 8 (6.35%) SCCM
7 7 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 59 (46.83%) Cisco
2 53 (42.06%) VMware
3 29 (23.02%) Splunk
4 28 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 26 (20.63%) AlienVault
6 25 (19.84%) ArcSight
7 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 18 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 18 (14.29%) LogRhythm
9 17 (13.49%) Qualys
10 15 (11.90%) Intel Security
11 14 (11.11%) F5
11 14 (11.11%) Symantec
12 13 (10.32%) Intel
13 12 (9.52%) ScanSafe
14 11 (8.73%) Oracle
15 10 (7.94%) IBM
15 10 (7.94%) NetWitness
15 10 (7.94%) Red Hat
15 10 (7.94%) Sonatype
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