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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
London / City of London
Rank - 158 193
Contract jobs citing Nessus 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.29% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -23.07% +13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

Nessus is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 315 346 421
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.40% 10.40% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 249 321
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Nessus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) OSSTMM
1 2 (100.00%) GPEN
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) SANS

Nessus
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) OSSTMM
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) GPEN
1 2 (100.00%) OSCE
1 2 (100.00%) OSCP
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA