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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
UK / England
Rank 562 572 580
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Nessus 15 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.082% 0.023%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.88% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 9
Median daily rate £350 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £369 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -23.07% +13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.62% -  
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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4112 4558 4055
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.97% 9.37% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2751 2913 2405
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 121 163
Median hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.55
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus in England

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 8 £350 -12.50% 5
London +2 4 £425 -10.52% 9
East of England -4 2 £363 -19.44%
North West - 1 £350 -
Nessus
UK

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 36 (56.25%) Windows
3 29 (45.31%) VMware
4 25 (39.06%) CISSP
5 24 (37.50%) Unix
6 23 (35.94%) Linux
6 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
6 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
7 22 (34.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
8 21 (32.81%) SIEM
8 21 (32.81%) Cisco
8 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
8 21 (32.81%) Finance
9 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
10 18 (28.13%) LAN
10 18 (28.13%) WAN
10 18 (28.13%) Information Security
10 18 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 18 (28.13%) Nmap
10 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (28.13%) Windows Server
11 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (23.44%) Splunk
12 15 (23.44%) Qualys
12 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (23.44%) VPN
13 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
13 14 (21.88%) Analytics
13 14 (21.88%) Security Operations

Nessus
Top Related 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Office
1 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 23 (35.94%) TCP/IP
3 18 (28.13%) LAN
3 18 (28.13%) WAN
4 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (23.44%) VPN
6 12 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (15.63%) VoIP
8 7 (10.94%) SSH
9 6 (9.38%) SNMP
10 5 (7.81%) 802.11
10 5 (7.81%) ADSL
10 5 (7.81%) EIGRP
10 5 (7.81%) ICMP
10 5 (7.81%) IPsec
10 5 (7.81%) L2TP
10 5 (7.81%) MPLS
10 5 (7.81%) NAS
10 5 (7.81%) OSPF
10 5 (7.81%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 5 (7.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.13%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Security Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (7.81%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Operational Security Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (7.81%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.81%) COM
3 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.56%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.06%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.38%) PKI
4 5 (7.81%) CESG
5 4 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Unix
3 23 (35.94%) Linux
4 18 (28.13%) Windows Server
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.81%) Kali Linux
7 4 (6.25%) FreeBSD
8 3 (4.69%) CentOS
8 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 21 (32.81%) SIEM
3 18 (28.13%) Information Security
3 18 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (21.88%) Analytics
5 14 (21.88%) Security Operations
6 12 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
7 11 (17.19%) Patch Management
8 10 (15.63%) Case Management
8 10 (15.63%) Data Analytics
9 8 (12.50%) Change Control
9 8 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Network Design
11 5 (7.81%) Process Improvement
11 5 (7.81%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (7.81%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.19%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) Python
3 5 (7.81%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) CISSP
2 23 (35.94%) Security Cleared
3 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
4 13 (20.31%) SANS
5 11 (17.19%) MCITP
5 11 (17.19%) MCP
5 11 (17.19%) MCSA
5 11 (17.19%) MCSE
5 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (14.06%) CEH
7 8 (12.50%) SSCP
8 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
9 6 (9.38%) CREST Certified
10 5 (7.81%) CCNP
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (7.81%) CISM
10 5 (7.81%) OSCP
11 4 (6.25%) CCDP
11 4 (6.25%) CCIE
11 4 (6.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (15.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.69%) RMADS
4 2 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.13%) QA
5 1 (1.56%) ISO27005
System Software
1 21 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.75%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (7.81%) Snort
4 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.69%) Squid
6 1 (1.56%) NFS
6 1 (1.56%) Samba
6 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) Nmap
2 12 (18.75%) QRadar
3 10 (15.63%) Nexpose
4 7 (10.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (7.81%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (4.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (4.69%) OSSEC
6 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (4.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.13%) Puppet
7 2 (3.13%) yum
8 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.56%) Nagios
8 1 (1.56%) OpenVAS
8 1 (1.56%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) VMware
2 21 (32.81%) Cisco
3 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.44%) Qualys
4 15 (23.44%) Splunk
5 13 (20.31%) Intel Security
6 11 (17.19%) LANDesk
6 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds
7 10 (15.63%) ArcSight
7 10 (15.63%) Intel
7 10 (15.63%) NetWitness
8 9 (14.06%) Apple
9 8 (12.50%) AlienVault
9 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 8 (12.50%) Snow
10 5 (7.81%) BT
10 5 (7.81%) HP
10 5 (7.81%) ScanSafe
10 5 (7.81%) Sourcefire
11 4 (6.25%) LogRhythm
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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