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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tenable Nessus
Rank 596 620 605
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing Nessus 59 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.059% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 0.71% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 17
Median daily rate £475 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £305 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
5763 4756 4904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.74% 8.31% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3638 2925 2907
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 178 188
Median hourly rate £26.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.24% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.00 £46.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +35 57 £475 -9.52% 27
London +9 27 £450 -1.36% 8
South East +23 12 £463 +5.71% 13
Croydon - 12 £470 -
East of England +16 8 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £525 -
South West +12 5 £500 -16.66% 1
Bristol +2 5 £500 -16.66%
Bedford - 4 - -
Surrey +10 3 £425 -
Berkshire +9 3 £550 +25.71% 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
North West - 3 £550 - 1
City of London +14 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 - - 3
Warrington - 2 £550 -
Reading - 2 £550 -
Sheffield - 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £550 -
Hampshire +9 1 £400 -5.88% 2
Kent - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £550 - 1
Brighton - 1 £425 -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 £375 - 1

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 64 (72.73%) Firewall
2 58 (65.91%) SIEM
3 41 (46.59%) Cisco
4 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
5 31 (35.23%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (34.09%) PCI DSS
6 30 (34.09%) Windows
6 30 (34.09%) Information Security
7 28 (31.82%) LAN
7 28 (31.82%) WAN
8 26 (29.55%) VMware
8 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
9 25 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (28.41%) CISSP
10 24 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
12 22 (25.00%) Linux
12 22 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 22 (25.00%) Security Operations
13 21 (23.86%) Kalman Filter
13 21 (23.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 20 (22.73%) Nmap
14 20 (22.73%) CheckPoint
14 20 (22.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 19 (21.59%) Identity Access Management
15 19 (21.59%) AlienVault
15 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (21.59%) Vulnerability Management
15 19 (21.59%) Unix
15 19 (21.59%) Management Information System

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 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) Confluence
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.41%) SAS
3 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.41%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (3.41%) GitHub
2 3 (3.41%) Route 53
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (72.73%) Firewall
2 34 (38.64%) TCP/IP
3 31 (35.23%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (31.82%) LAN
4 28 (31.82%) WAN
5 17 (19.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (19.32%) Network Security
6 12 (13.64%) HTTP
7 11 (12.50%) Wireshark
8 8 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (9.09%) tcpdump
9 7 (7.95%) BGP
9 7 (7.95%) OSPF
10 5 (5.68%) VPN
11 4 (4.55%) Wireless
12 3 (3.41%) DNS
12 3 (3.41%) Internet
12 3 (3.41%) OpenVPN
13 2 (2.27%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.41%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.41%) DataStax
3 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Metasploit
2 5 (5.68%) AppScan
3 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.41%) GitLab
5 1 (1.14%) Ant
5 1 (1.14%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.14%) GDB
5 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.14%) JUnit
5 1 (1.14%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.14%) sqlmap
5 1 (1.14%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (30.68%) Consultant
2 22 (25.00%) Analyst
3 20 (22.73%) Security Consultant
4 17 (19.32%) Security Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) IT Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Security Manager
6 8 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Operational Security Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Security Operations Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Security Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Security Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Operations Manager
10 4 (4.55%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (21.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.82%) PKI
3 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.41%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.41%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) CESG
6 1 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
2 22 (25.00%) Linux
3 19 (21.59%) Unix
4 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.41%) Kali Linux
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.27%) Android
7 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.27%) Solaris
8 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) SIEM
2 30 (34.09%) Information Security
3 24 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 22 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 21 (23.86%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (21.59%) Identity Access Management
6 19 (21.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (18.18%) Patch Management
8 15 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (14.77%) Use Case
10 10 (11.36%) ITIL
10 10 (11.36%) Threat Management
11 9 (10.23%) Anomaly Detection
12 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
12 8 (9.09%) Security Testing
13 7 (7.95%) Secure Coding
13 7 (7.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (6.82%) Network Management
15 5 (5.68%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) Java
2 14 (15.91%) Python
3 9 (10.23%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.09%) C#
5 6 (6.82%) SQL
6 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) Ruby
7 3 (3.41%) Scala
8 2 (2.27%) C
8 2 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.41%) CISSP
3 23 (26.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.64%) CCNP
4 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.95%) BC Cleared
6 7 (7.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (4.55%) CISM
8 3 (3.41%) Degree
9 2 (2.27%) CEH
9 2 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.27%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.27%) CRISC
9 2 (2.27%) MCSA
9 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.27%) OSCE
9 2 (2.27%) OSCP
9 2 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.14%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (34.09%) PCI DSS
2 21 (23.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (18.18%) RMADS
4 2 (2.27%) COBIT
5 1 (1.14%) FISMA
5 1 (1.14%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.14%) QA
5 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (28.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (21.59%) vSphere
3 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.68%) Snort
5 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.27%) Squid
6 1 (1.14%) Docker
6 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 20 (22.73%) Nmap
2 9 (10.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (4.55%) Nexpose
3 4 (4.55%) Puppet
4 3 (3.41%) Oozie
4 3 (3.41%) QRadar
4 3 (3.41%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.27%) HP Fortify
5 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.27%) SCOM
6 1 (1.14%) Ansible
6 1 (1.14%) Core Impact
6 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.14%) logstash
6 1 (1.14%) SCCM
6 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.14%) WebInspect
6 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) Cisco
2 26 (29.55%) VMware
3 20 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 19 (21.59%) AlienVault
5 17 (19.32%) LogRhythm
6 16 (18.18%) ArcSight
6 16 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 14 (15.91%) Splunk
8 11 (12.50%) Qualys
9 9 (10.23%) LogLogic
9 9 (10.23%) Tripwire
10 8 (9.09%) F5
10 8 (9.09%) Juniper
11 7 (7.95%) Oracle
12 6 (6.82%) Brocade
12 6 (6.82%) Citrix
12 6 (6.82%) Palo Alto
13 5 (5.68%) AppSense
13 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
14 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
South West London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago