Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Nessus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nessus over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Tenable Nessus
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 249 265
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16 +33
Contract jobs citing Nessus 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.057% 0.060% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.53% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
City of London median daily rate £563 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +18.03% -4.69%
10th Percentile £526 £418 £254
90th Percentile £609 £483 £493
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Nessus is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 772 759 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.99% 11.41% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 595 674
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.51% +3.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £285
90th Percentile £668 £629 £613
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.18% +61.76% -6.75%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.74 £11.19
90th Percentile £27.50 £66.38 £36.10
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% +61.76% -5.56%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Nessus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the City of London

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nessus in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Qualys
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) OSSEC
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Trend Micro
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (50.00%) Packer
3 2 (50.00%) Terraform
3 2 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (50.00%) CCSP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) OSSEC
2 2 (50.00%) Packer
2 2 (50.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (25.00%) Nmap
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) QRadar
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Qualys
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Micro
2 2 (50.00%) Tripwire
3 1 (25.00%) AlienVault
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Rapid7
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) VMware