Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 760 804
Rank change year-on-year -7 +44 +3
Contract jobs citing Nessus 104 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.081% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 0.71% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 47
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £363 £390
90th Percentile £638 £699 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.95 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -60.14% -
10th Percentile £11.63 £12.86 £32.50
90th Percentile £14.88 £17.30 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £13.75 £13.95 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.45% -60.14% -

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,062 10,406 11,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.91% 11.46% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,850 6,981 7,443
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 239 245
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.83 £48.60
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +25.00%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Nessus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 31 £500 - 9
London -22 28 £500 -2.44% 9
North of England -13 25 £500 +17.65% 5
Yorkshire +1 18 £575 +21.05% 4
Midlands 0 17 £380 - 8
West Midlands -11 14 £380 - 4
North West -22 5 £425 - 1
North East -8 3 £395 -24.76%
South West -11 3 £400 -16.88% 4
East Midlands - 3 - - 4
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 England region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 40 (38.46%) Windows
1 40 (38.46%) Firewall
2 38 (36.54%) Information Security
3 32 (30.77%) Linux
4 31 (29.81%) CISSP
5 25 (24.04%) Network Security
5 25 (24.04%) SIEM
6 24 (23.08%) Splunk
6 24 (23.08%) Cisco
7 23 (22.12%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (20.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 20 (19.23%) Nmap
10 19 (18.27%) DevOps
11 18 (17.31%) Finance
12 17 (16.35%) McAfee
12 17 (16.35%) Qualys
12 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
13 16 (15.38%) ArcSight
13 16 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
14 15 (14.42%) Windows Server
14 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
14 15 (14.42%) Security Testing
14 15 (14.42%) CISM
14 15 (14.42%) Management Information System
14 15 (14.42%) Unix
14 15 (14.42%) Java
15 14 (13.46%) ITIL
15 14 (13.46%) Metasploit
15 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (10.58%) IIS
2 9 (8.65%) Confluence
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.92%) MS Project Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.73%) Office 365
3 7 (6.73%) Slack
4 4 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.85%) IaaS
5 2 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.96%) GitHub
6 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.46%) Firewall
2 25 (24.04%) Network Security
3 12 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (10.58%) HTTP
5 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.69%) VPN
7 7 (6.73%) Internet
8 6 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (5.77%) DNS
8 6 (5.77%) LAN
8 6 (5.77%) SSL
8 6 (5.77%) WAN
9 5 (4.81%) DHCP
9 5 (4.81%) NFC
10 4 (3.85%) MPLS
10 4 (3.85%) VoIP
10 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.85%) Wireless
11 3 (2.88%) DMZ
11 3 (2.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Metasploit
2 13 (12.50%) JIRA
3 12 (11.54%) Burp Suite
4 9 (8.65%) SonarQube
5 8 (7.69%) AppScan
6 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (5.77%) HP UFT
6 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.77%) JMeter
6 6 (5.77%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.96%) Selenium
8 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Back Office
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) French Language
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Analyst
2 21 (20.19%) Architect
3 18 (17.31%) Security Analyst
4 16 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 9 (8.65%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Consultant
6 7 (6.73%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Tester
7 6 (5.77%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (5.77%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Payments Architect
9 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Service Architect
10 3 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.73%) REST
1 7 (6.73%) Web Services
2 5 (4.81%) .NET
3 4 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.73%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.77%) CESG
6 5 (4.81%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.81%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (4.81%) PKI
6 5 (4.81%) Smartcard
7 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.92%) Clustering
9 2 (1.92%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.92%) EMC VNXe
9 2 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.46%) Windows
2 32 (30.77%) Linux
3 15 (14.42%) Unix
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.85%) Solaris
7 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) Android
8 1 (0.96%) Debian
8 1 (0.96%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.54%) Information Security
2 25 (24.04%) SIEM
3 23 (22.12%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (20.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 19 (18.27%) DevOps
6 16 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.42%) Security Testing
8 14 (13.46%) ITIL
8 14 (13.46%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 13 (12.50%) SDLC
9 13 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (11.54%) Security Management
11 11 (10.58%) Information Management
11 11 (10.58%) Open Source
12 10 (9.62%) OWASP
12 10 (9.62%) Security Architecture
12 10 (9.62%) TOGAF
13 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.42%) Java
2 8 (7.69%) C#
3 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.85%) Perl
3 4 (3.85%) Python
4 3 (2.88%) SQL
5 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (29.81%) CISSP
2 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.42%) CISM
3 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
4 14 (13.46%) Degree
5 13 (12.50%) CISA
6 10 (9.62%) CEH
7 9 (8.65%) CREST Certified
7 9 (8.65%) IISP
8 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (5.77%) GIAC
10 5 (4.81%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (3.85%) CLAS
11 4 (3.85%) CRISC
11 4 (3.85%) CSSLP
11 4 (3.85%) GSSP-.NET
11 4 (3.85%) GSSP-JAVA
11 4 (3.85%) GWAPT
11 4 (3.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) GDPR
2 11 (10.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.62%) PCI DSS
4 9 (8.65%) ISAE 3402
4 9 (8.65%) ISO 22301
4 9 (8.65%) ISO 31000
4 9 (8.65%) ISO 9001
4 9 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 9 (8.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (6.73%) WCAG
6 2 (1.92%) QA
7 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.77%) Docker
3 4 (3.85%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.92%) Firmware
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.96%) iptables
6 1 (0.96%) Postfix
6 1 (0.96%) Samba
6 1 (0.96%) Squid
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (19.23%) Nmap
2 11 (10.58%) CSIRT
3 9 (8.65%) SCCM
3 9 (8.65%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 8 (7.69%) QRadar
5 6 (5.77%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.92%) EnCase
7 2 (1.92%) HP Fortify
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.92%) WSUS
8 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.96%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.96%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.96%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Cisco
1 24 (23.08%) Splunk
2 17 (16.35%) McAfee
2 17 (16.35%) Qualys
3 16 (15.38%) ArcSight
4 13 (12.50%) Oracle
5 12 (11.54%) IBM
5 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 11 (10.58%) Tripwire
6 11 (10.58%) VMware
7 10 (9.62%) Barracuda Networks
8 9 (8.65%) Centrify
8 9 (8.65%) Imperva
8 9 (8.65%) Trend Micro
9 6 (5.77%) Citrix
9 6 (5.77%) Sophos
10 5 (4.81%) Sun
11 4 (3.85%) Google
11 4 (3.85%) HP
11 4 (3.85%) Juniper