Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 678 433 678
Rank change year-on-year -245 +245 +96
Contract jobs citing Nessus 57 46 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 1.12% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 94
10th Percentile £300 £363 £350
25th Percentile £380 £395 £390
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
75th Percentile £639 £538 £588
90th Percentile £874 £550 £669
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.02 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.00 - -

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 10,219 4,114 11,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.74% 16.08% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,345 2,880 8,293
10th Percentile £350 £313 £293
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £532 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.40% - -
75th Percentile £625 £588 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 71 251
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.25
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.69 £14.71
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £42.33 £39.00 £35.38
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £51.42
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.95% -7.14% +20.00%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Nessus in England.

Daily rate trend for Nessus in England

Nessus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Nessus in England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Nessus in England.

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 28 September 2021. 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
London -205 21 £475 -5.00% 11
North of England -78 13 £581 +47.09% 2
South West -37 11 £375 -36.17%
Yorkshire -38 8 £500 -
North West -47 6 £870 +120.25% 2
South East -90 6 £400 -11.11% 5
Midlands -78 5 £265 - 3
East Midlands - 5 £265 - 2
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.11%) Linux
4 21 (36.84%) Azure
5 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 19 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (31.58%) AWS
6 18 (31.58%) Firewall
7 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
9 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
9 15 (26.32%) Java
10 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
10 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (22.81%) Social Skills
12 12 (21.05%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (21.05%) Security Architecture
12 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
13 11 (19.30%) SCCM
13 11 (19.30%) Network Security
13 11 (19.30%) Splunk
13 11 (19.30%) SIEM
13 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
14 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (17.54%) Release Management
14 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
15 9 (15.79%) Qualys
15 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow
15 9 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Azure
2 18 (31.58%) AWS
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (8.77%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (5.26%) GCP
6 2 (3.51%) IaaS
6 2 (3.51%) PaaS
7 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) Firewall
2 11 (19.30%) Network Security
3 8 (14.04%) DNS
4 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.26%) HTTP
5 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.51%) VoIP
6 2 (3.51%) WAN
7 1 (1.75%) 4G
7 1 (1.75%) Broadband
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.75%) LAN
7 1 (1.75%) SDH
7 1 (1.75%) VLAN
7 1 (1.75%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Metasploit
2 3 (5.26%) Burp Suite
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) Postman
3 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.75%) AppScan
4 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (22.81%) Social Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Public Sector
3 7 (12.28%) Finance
4 5 (8.77%) Documentation Skills
4 5 (8.77%) Military
4 5 (8.77%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Local Government
7 1 (1.75%) Back Office
7 1 (1.75%) Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 9 (15.79%) Security Engineer
2 4 (7.02%) Administrator
2 4 (7.02%) Build Engineer
2 4 (7.02%) Desktop Build Engineer
2 4 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) Analyst
3 3 (5.26%) Architect
3 3 (5.26%) Consultant
3 3 (5.26%) Developer
3 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) PC Build Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) PC Engineer
3 3 (5.26%) Security Specialist
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (3.51%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (3.51%) Security Consultant
4 2 (3.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.51%) JSON
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.51%) REST
2 2 (3.51%) SOAP
2 2 (3.51%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) XSLT
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) PKI
4 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) BYOD
6 1 (1.75%) CESG
6 1 (1.75%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.75%) EPoS
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.75%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 15 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.79%) Unix
6 6 (10.53%) Android
7 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
7 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.51%) CentOS
8 2 (3.51%) Kali Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.75%) AIX
9 1 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (21.05%) Security Architecture
5 11 (19.30%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (19.30%) SIEM
6 10 (17.54%) Release Management
6 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
7 9 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (14.04%) Customer-Centricity
8 8 (14.04%) Patch Management
9 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.53%) Information Security
10 6 (10.53%) Project Management
11 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
11 5 (8.77%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (8.77%) Security Operations
11 5 (8.77%) Security Patching
11 5 (8.77%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.04%) Python
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) Go
7 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) CISSP
4 4 (7.02%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) CCNP
5 3 (5.26%) CEH
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.51%) CCIE
6 2 (3.51%) CCIE Security
6 2 (3.51%) CISM
6 2 (3.51%) GCIH
6 2 (3.51%) GPEN
6 2 (3.51%) OSCP
6 2 (3.51%) SANS
7 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (7.02%) QA
3 3 (5.26%) GDPR
4 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.51%) NIST
4 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.75%) FISMA
5 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.75%) RMADS
5 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) SCCM
2 6 (10.53%) Nmap
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.26%) Puppet
3 3 (5.26%) QRadar
4 2 (3.51%) WSUS
5 1 (1.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.75%) AppDetective
5 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.75%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Splunk
3 9 (15.79%) Qualys
3 9 (15.79%) ServiceNow
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) McAfee
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle
6 5 (8.77%) Trend Micro
6 5 (8.77%) VMware
7 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.02%) IBM
7 4 (7.02%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.02%) Sophos
8 3 (5.26%) Alibaba
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix
8 3 (5.26%) Kaspersky
8 3 (5.26%) Rapid7
9 2 (3.51%) AlgoSec