Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 763 758
Rank change year-on-year +27 -5 +49
Contract jobs citing Nessus 122 98 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.89% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 59 63
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £326 £363 £375
90th Percentile £615 £603 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
England median hourly rate - £13.95 £42.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.85% -
UK median hourly rate - £13.95 £42.10
% change year-on-year - -66.85% -

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 13,773 10,992 11,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.59% 11.79% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,383 7,497 7,226
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 262 255
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -24.14% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £47.50 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +15.38%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -6 36 £500 -4.76% 11
Midlands +11 30 £400 - 6
South East -2 28 £450 -10.00% 8
West Midlands 0 25 £400 - 3
North of England -14 25 £475 +8.57% 8
Yorkshire -9 11 £500 +14.29% 4
North West -16 11 £450 +5.88% 3
North East -5 4 £395 -24.76% 1
South West -24 3 £400 -11.11% 3
East Midlands - 2 £338 - 3
Nessus
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 44 (36.07%) Linux
2 40 (32.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 39 (31.97%) Waterfall
4 38 (31.15%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (31.15%) Burp Suite
5 36 (29.51%) Firewall
5 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (28.69%) Information Security
7 34 (27.87%) Windows
8 29 (23.77%) JIRA
9 28 (22.95%) Java
9 28 (22.95%) Cisco
10 27 (22.13%) Nmap
10 27 (22.13%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (22.13%) SIEM
11 25 (20.49%) Splunk
11 25 (20.49%) Qualys
11 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (20.49%) CISSP
12 24 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (19.67%) Metasploit
12 24 (19.67%) Degree
13 23 (18.85%) OWASP
13 23 (18.85%) Computer Science
13 23 (18.85%) C#
13 23 (18.85%) Finance
13 23 (18.85%) Security Architecture
14 22 (18.03%) Confluence
14 22 (18.03%) Vulnerability Management
14 22 (18.03%) Mathematics

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 22 (18.03%) Confluence
2 14 (11.48%) IIS
3 13 (10.66%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.64%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.82%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (15.57%) Slack
4 8 (6.56%) Office 365
5 7 (5.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.28%) IaaS
7 2 (1.64%) PaaS
7 2 (1.64%) SaaS
8 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.82%) GitHub
8 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.51%) Firewall
2 19 (15.57%) Network Security
3 18 (14.75%) HTTP
4 16 (13.11%) VPN
5 15 (12.30%) Wireless
6 13 (10.66%) SNMP
7 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
8 11 (9.02%) 802.11
8 11 (9.02%) VoIP
9 9 (7.38%) DNS
10 8 (6.56%) DHCP
10 8 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (6.56%) NFC
11 7 (5.74%) SAN
12 6 (4.92%) NetScaler
13 5 (4.10%) Internet
13 5 (4.10%) SSL
14 4 (3.28%) LAN
14 4 (3.28%) WAN
15 3 (2.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (31.15%) Burp Suite
2 29 (23.77%) JIRA
3 24 (19.67%) Metasploit
4 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
4 19 (15.57%) Jenkins
4 19 (15.57%) JMeter
4 19 (15.57%) LoadRunner
5 18 (14.75%) HP UFT
6 10 (8.20%) SonarQube
7 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.92%) Selenium
9 4 (3.28%) AppScan
10 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.82%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (18.85%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Back Office
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Legal
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.82%) French Language
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) Analyst
2 20 (16.39%) Security Analyst
2 20 (16.39%) Tester
3 15 (12.30%) Test Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Architect
4 14 (11.48%) Penetration Tester
4 14 (11.48%) Security Architect
5 9 (7.38%) Consultant
5 9 (7.38%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.56%) Payments Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (5.74%) Operations Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Security Operations Analyst
7 7 (5.74%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) SOC Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) REST
2 12 (9.84%) 802.1X
3 10 (8.20%) Web Services
4 6 (4.92%) .NET
5 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.82%) HTML
5 1 (0.82%) LAMP
5 1 (0.82%) Middleware
5 1 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.85%) Computer Science
2 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
3 18 (14.75%) Management Information System
4 13 (10.66%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (9.84%) SCADA
6 10 (8.20%) Driving Licence
7 9 (7.38%) Mobile App
7 9 (7.38%) Wiki
8 7 (5.74%) Public Cloud
9 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (4.10%) PKI
10 5 (4.10%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (2.46%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (2.46%) Smartcard
12 2 (1.64%) Clustering
12 2 (1.64%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.64%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.07%) Linux
2 34 (27.87%) Windows
3 16 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.66%) Kali Linux
5 7 (5.74%) Solaris
6 6 (4.92%) Unix
6 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.46%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 39 (31.97%) Waterfall
3 38 (31.15%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (28.69%) Information Security
6 27 (22.13%) Penetration Testing
6 27 (22.13%) SIEM
7 23 (18.85%) OWASP
7 23 (18.85%) Security Architecture
8 22 (18.03%) Mathematics
8 22 (18.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (17.21%) DevOps
9 21 (17.21%) Security Operations
10 20 (16.39%) Microservices
10 20 (16.39%) SDLC
11 19 (15.57%) BDD
11 19 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (15.57%) Open Source
12 18 (14.75%) Threat Intelligence
13 17 (13.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.95%) Java
2 23 (18.85%) C#
3 19 (15.57%) Python
4 17 (13.93%) Bash Shell
4 17 (13.93%) PowerShell
5 13 (10.66%) Lua
5 13 (10.66%) Ruby
6 12 (9.84%) C
7 6 (4.92%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) PHP
8 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) CISSP
2 24 (19.67%) Degree
3 15 (12.30%) CREST Certified
4 13 (10.66%) CISM
5 12 (9.84%) CISA
5 12 (9.84%) OSCE
6 10 (8.20%) IISP
7 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (6.56%) CEH
9 7 (5.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (5.74%) CCSP
9 7 (5.74%) CLAS
9 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
10 6 (4.92%) SANS
11 5 (4.10%) GPEN
11 5 (4.10%) OSCP
11 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.10%) Tigerscheme
12 3 (2.46%) GIAC
13 2 (1.64%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.75%) WCAG
2 17 (13.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (10.66%) GDPR
3 13 (10.66%) PCI DSS
4 10 (8.20%) ISAE 3402
4 10 (8.20%) ISO 22301
4 10 (8.20%) ISO 31000
4 10 (8.20%) ISO 9001
4 10 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 10 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (4.10%) QA
6 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.74%) ISA Server
3 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.10%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.64%) Firmware
7 2 (1.64%) Snort
7 2 (1.64%) vSphere
8 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (22.13%) Nmap
2 10 (8.20%) QRadar
2 10 (8.20%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 6 (4.92%) CSIRT
3 6 (4.92%) SCCM
4 4 (3.28%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.46%) WSUS
6 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.64%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.82%) CASB
7 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.82%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.82%) Terraform
7 1 (0.82%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) Cisco
2 25 (20.49%) Qualys
2 25 (20.49%) Splunk
3 18 (14.75%) ArcSight
3 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.11%) McAfee
5 15 (12.30%) Oracle
6 14 (11.48%) IBM
7 13 (10.66%) Tripwire
8 11 (9.02%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (8.20%) Centrify
9 10 (8.20%) Imperva
9 10 (8.20%) Trend Micro
10 9 (7.38%) VMware
11 8 (6.56%) Okta
12 7 (5.74%) Google
12 7 (5.74%) Remedy
13 6 (4.92%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.92%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.92%) Sophos