Period
to 19 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 237 246
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +41
Contract jobs citing Nessus 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.086% 0.045% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.39% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
City of London median daily rate £390 £800 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.25% +60.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £363 £575 £450
90th Percentile £460 £825 £550
Central London median daily rate £395 £800 £500
% change year-on-year -50.63% +60.00% +17.65%
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 1,019 774 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.58% 11.63% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 616 658
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £313
90th Percentile £681 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 9
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £13.31 £15.40 £17.80
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.29 £24.15
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

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

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Nessus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Qualys
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
4 2 (33.33%) OSSEC
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (33.33%) DKIM
4 2 (33.33%) DMARC
4 2 (33.33%) GDPR
4 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco

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 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DKIM
4 2 (33.33%) DMARC
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (33.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CEH
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto