Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 696 772 818
Rank change year-on-year +76 +46 -2
Contract jobs citing Nessus 150 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.061% 0.059%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.19% 0.55% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 35 41
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £344 £340 £375
90th Percentile £638 £675 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
England median hourly rate £13.75 £49.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.05% +118.62% -
10th Percentile £11.63 £49.19 £21.25
90th Percentile £14.88 £49.19 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £13.75 £49.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year -72.05% +118.62% -

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 12,603 9,644 11,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.32% 11.03% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,462 6,410 7,401
England median daily rate £488 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 216 243
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% +8.99%
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.13 £48.00 £53.55
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -15.56% +11.47%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
London -15 53 £450 -10.00% 6
South East +6 46 £500 +6.38%
North of England -8 27 £475 +11.76% 7
Yorkshire - 19 £475 - 5
Midlands - 11 £303 - 3
East of England +15 8 £563 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 8 £303 - 2
North East - 7 £475 - 1
North West -32 5 £413 -2.94% 1
South West +11 4 £413 -14.29% 4
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 64 (42.67%) Windows
2 55 (36.67%) Firewall
3 50 (33.33%) Information Security
4 45 (30.00%) Linux
5 39 (26.00%) CISSP
6 38 (25.33%) Network Security
7 36 (24.00%) SIEM
8 33 (22.00%) Windows Server
9 30 (20.00%) Qualys
10 29 (19.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 28 (18.67%) Cybersecurity
11 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
11 28 (18.67%) Cisco
12 27 (18.00%) Nmap
13 26 (17.33%) Active Directory
14 25 (16.67%) ITIL
15 23 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.33%) Finance
15 23 (15.33%) VMware
15 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
16 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
16 22 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
16 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
17 20 (13.33%) SDLC
18 19 (12.67%) Burp Suite
18 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
19 18 (12.00%) McAfee
20 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (11.33%) Management Information System

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 (7.33%) Confluence
2 7 (4.67%) IIS
3 4 (2.67%) Apache
3 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.67%) Slack
4 3 (2.00%) IaaS
4 3 (2.00%) Office 365
5 2 (1.33%) PaaS
5 2 (1.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (36.67%) Firewall
2 38 (25.33%) Network Security
3 17 (11.33%) DNS
4 16 (10.67%) DHCP
5 14 (9.33%) VPN
6 13 (8.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (7.33%) SSL
8 10 (6.67%) Internet
9 9 (6.00%) DMZ
9 9 (6.00%) HTTP
10 8 (5.33%) LAN
10 8 (5.33%) WAN
11 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
12 6 (4.00%) DKIM
13 5 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (3.33%) DMARC
13 5 (3.33%) NetScaler
13 5 (3.33%) VoIP
13 5 (3.33%) Wireshark
14 4 (2.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.33%) PowerCenter
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Burp Suite
2 16 (10.67%) Metasploit
3 12 (8.00%) JIRA
4 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 10 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.67%) JMeter
4 10 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 7 (4.67%) AppScan
6 6 (4.00%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.33%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.67%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.67%) Selenium
8 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (15.33%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Banking
2 5 (3.33%) Legal
2 5 (3.33%) Retail
3 4 (2.67%) Law
3 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.67%) French Language
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.67%) Analyst
2 30 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 21 (14.00%) Architect
4 15 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 13 (8.67%) Penetration Tester
5 13 (8.67%) Tester
6 12 (8.00%) Consultant
6 12 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 10 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Network Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (2.67%) Applications Tester
12 4 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) IT Security Analyst
12 4 (2.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) REST
2 6 (4.00%) HTML
3 5 (3.33%) .NET
3 5 (3.33%) HTML5
4 4 (2.67%) LAMP
4 4 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.00%) CESG
5 6 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.33%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.33%) Clustering
8 2 (1.33%) PKI
8 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.67%) Contactless
9 1 (0.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.67%) Fintech
9 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 64 (42.67%) Windows
2 45 (30.00%) Linux
3 33 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (10.67%) Unix
7 8 (5.33%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.67%) Android
9 4 (2.67%) Solaris
10 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.33%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.67%) Debian
12 1 (0.67%) Slackware
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.33%) Information Security
2 36 (24.00%) SIEM
3 29 (19.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 28 (18.67%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (16.67%) ITIL
6 23 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (13.33%) SDLC
9 16 (10.67%) DevOps
9 16 (10.67%) Open Source
9 16 (10.67%) Security Management
10 15 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 15 (10.00%) Security Operations
11 14 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (9.33%) Information Management
11 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
12 12 (8.00%) OWASP
12 12 (8.00%) Security Testing
12 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.33%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.33%) Shell Script
3 11 (7.33%) Java
4 6 (4.00%) SQL
5 5 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.33%) C#
5 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.33%) Python
6 4 (2.67%) Perl
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (26.00%) CISSP
2 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
3 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
4 17 (11.33%) CISA
4 17 (11.33%) CISM
5 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (9.33%) MCSA
7 13 (8.67%) MCITP
7 13 (8.67%) MCP
7 13 (8.67%) MCSE
8 10 (6.67%) Degree
9 8 (5.33%) CEH
9 8 (5.33%) CHECK Team Member
10 6 (4.00%) CREST Certified
10 6 (4.00%) GIAC
10 6 (4.00%) IISP
11 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (2.67%) CSSLP
12 4 (2.67%) GSSP-.NET
12 4 (2.67%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.33%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.67%) GDPR
4 10 (6.67%) WCAG
5 8 (5.33%) COBIT
6 6 (4.00%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (4.00%) ISO 22301
6 6 (4.00%) ISO 31000
6 6 (4.00%) ISO 9001
6 6 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (2.00%) FISMA
7 3 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (2.00%) NIST 800
8 2 (1.33%) QA
9 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.67%) RMADS
9 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (17.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.67%) Docker
3 8 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.00%) vSphere
5 2 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.67%) Firmware
6 1 (0.67%) iptables
6 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.67%) Postfix
6 1 (0.67%) Samba
6 1 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (18.00%) Nmap
2 10 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 9 (6.00%) CSIRT
3 9 (6.00%) SCCM
4 6 (4.00%) EnCase
4 6 (4.00%) QRadar
4 6 (4.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (2.00%) FTK
5 3 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.33%) OSSEC
6 2 (1.33%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.33%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.67%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.67%) SCOM
7 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 30 (20.00%) Qualys
2 28 (18.67%) Cisco
2 28 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (15.33%) VMware
4 18 (12.00%) McAfee
5 17 (11.33%) Ivanti
6 15 (10.00%) Shavlik
6 15 (10.00%) Splunk
7 14 (9.33%) SolarWinds
8 13 (8.67%) CyberArk
9 11 (7.33%) Citrix
9 11 (7.33%) Palo Alto
10 10 (6.67%) ArcSight
10 10 (6.67%) Oracle
11 8 (5.33%) IBM
11 8 (5.33%) Tripwire
12 7 (4.67%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (4.67%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.00%) Imperva
13 6 (4.00%) Trend Micro