The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 568 569 567
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Nessus 31 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.008% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.72% 0.10% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +75.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £450 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £246
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +82.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
4291 3866 3855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.62% 7.37% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2207 2004
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 145 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.23 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +5.12%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nessus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
England +12 31 £350 -22.22% 2
South East +16 17 £363 -
London +17 13 £325 - 1
Hampshire -3 6 £425 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £375 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (70.31%) Linux
2 44 (68.75%) Windows
3 37 (57.81%) Nmap
4 31 (48.44%) TCP/IP
5 30 (46.88%) UNIX
6 29 (45.31%) Oracle
6 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
7 25 (39.06%) HP
7 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
7 25 (39.06%) HP Quality Center
8 23 (35.94%) Wireshark
9 22 (34.38%) HTML
9 22 (34.38%) .NET
9 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
10 21 (32.81%) Firewall
11 20 (31.25%) SSL
12 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
12 19 (29.69%) JSP
12 19 (29.69%) Windows 2000
12 19 (29.69%) Windows XP
12 19 (29.69%) HTTPS
12 19 (29.69%) Oracle EBS
12 19 (29.69%) Workflow
12 19 (29.69%) Validation
12 19 (29.69%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (29.69%) Software Testing
12 19 (29.69%) ISTQB
12 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (17.19%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) TorqueBox
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Office
1 11 (17.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (48.44%) TCP/IP
2 23 (35.94%) Wireshark
3 21 (32.81%) Firewall
4 20 (31.25%) SSL
5 19 (29.69%) HTTPS
6 11 (17.19%) Wireless
6 11 (17.19%) SAN
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (9.38%) SNMP
9 5 (7.81%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (7.81%) Network Security
10 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (6.25%) TACACS
11 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.69%) Internet
11 3 (4.69%) OSPF
11 3 (4.69%) BGP
11 3 (4.69%) Ethernet
11 3 (4.69%) FTP
11 3 (4.69%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) KDB
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Metasploit
1 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.69%) JUnit
2 3 (4.69%) JMeter
3 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.13%) Mocha
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Security Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Tester
4 10 (15.63%) Consultant
4 10 (15.63%) IT Security Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Security Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
6 8 (12.50%) Security Tester
7 6 (9.38%) Security Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Test Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.69%) Ethical Hacker
9 3 (4.69%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) HTML
1 22 (34.38%) .NET
1 22 (34.38%) ASP.NET
2 19 (29.69%) JSP
3 1 (1.56%) SOAP
3 1 (1.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) CORBA
3 1 (1.56%) LAMP
3 1 (1.56%) Xerces
3 1 (1.56%) Xalan
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.56%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 45 (70.31%) Linux
2 44 (68.75%) Windows
3 30 (46.88%) UNIX
4 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (29.69%) Windows 2000
5 19 (29.69%) Windows XP
5 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.94%) AIX
7 4 (6.25%) Windows NT
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.69%) zOS
9 1 (1.56%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (1.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.56%) SUSE
9 1 (1.56%) Debian
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Workflow
1 19 (29.69%) Validation
1 19 (29.69%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (29.69%) Software Testing
1 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy
2 14 (21.88%) Incident Management
3 13 (20.31%) Knowledge Management
3 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
4 12 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (18.75%) ITIL
5 9 (14.06%) Information Security
5 9 (14.06%) Security Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.69%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (4.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.69%) OWASP
9 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Python
4 5 (7.81%) C
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
5 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby
6 3 (4.69%) VB
7 2 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) C#
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) Korn
8 1 (1.56%) C-shell
8 1 (1.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
3 19 (29.69%) ISTQB
3 19 (29.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (25.00%) CISSP
6 14 (21.88%) CCNA
7 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (20.31%) CEH
7 13 (20.31%) MCSE
7 13 (20.31%) DV Cleared
8 11 (17.19%) MCP
9 5 (7.81%) CCNP
10 3 (4.69%) CCIE
10 3 (4.69%) CCSP
10 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) COBIT
3 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Nmap
2 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.38%) Terminal Server
4 4 (6.25%) Snort
4 4 (6.25%) Xen
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) qmail
5 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.56%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.56%) KVM
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (39.06%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (17.19%) SCCM
3 7 (10.94%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Oracle
2 25 (39.06%) HP
3 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.31%) Qualys
5 11 (17.19%) McAfee
5 11 (17.19%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.25%) Tripwire
7 4 (6.25%) IBM
8 3 (4.69%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) Nokia
9 1 (1.56%) Veritas
9 1 (1.56%) Sybase
9 1 (1.56%) JBoss
9 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.56%) Akamai
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) VMware
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