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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 May 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 539 455 406
Rank change year-on-year -84 -49 +141
Contract jobs citing Nessus 38 17 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.099% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% 0.40% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 16
10th Percentile £396 £378 £236
25th Percentile £412 £428 £267
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year +1.50% +17.65% -15.00%
75th Percentile £593 £581 £547
90th Percentile £674 £675 £600
England median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -15.00%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,592 4,286 3,225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.22% 17.65% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,013 3,175 2,363
10th Percentile £425 £400 £350
25th Percentile £513 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £535 £550
Median % change year-on-year +12.15% -2.73% -
75th Percentile £700 £630 £618
90th Percentile £795 £713 £700
England median daily rate £575 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +12.20% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 13 33
10th Percentile £14.95 £15.01 £12.42
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.25 £12.44
Median hourly rate £23.91 £40.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.23% +110.53% -19.15%
75th Percentile £35.00 £65.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £78.75 £68.00 £47.71
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.40 £19.00
% change year-on-year -11.89% +28.42% +2.70%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Nessus in London

Nessus
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Nessus in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -23 10 £560 +40.00% 2
South London - 2 £575 -
North London - 1 £185 -
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 20 (52.63%) Azure
2 18 (47.37%) AWS
3 16 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (31.58%) Security Architecture
5 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (26.32%) CI/CD
6 9 (23.68%) DevOps
6 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
6 9 (23.68%) Checkmarx
6 9 (23.68%) Application Security
6 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 8 (21.05%) Qualys
8 7 (18.42%) ISMS
8 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
8 7 (18.42%) GCP
8 7 (18.42%) Varonis
8 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (18.42%) SIEM
9 6 (15.79%) Ansible
9 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (15.79%) NIST
9 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
9 6 (15.79%) Information Security
9 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) SCCM
9 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
9 6 (15.79%) Active Directory

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Azure
2 18 (47.37%) AWS
3 7 (18.42%) GCP
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
6 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.26%) Azure Monitor
6 2 (5.26%) GitHub
6 2 (5.26%) IaaS
6 2 (5.26%) PaaS
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.63%) Datadog
7 1 (2.63%) Route 53
7 1 (2.63%) SaaS
7 1 (2.63%) Serverless
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) NGFW
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) Burp Suite
3 2 (5.26%) AppScan
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Security Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Security Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Security Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Applications Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Security Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ARM Templates
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) Azure Blueprints
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Kali Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) CentOS
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (31.58%) Security Architecture
3 10 (26.32%) CI/CD
3 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (23.68%) Application Security
4 9 (23.68%) DevOps
4 9 (23.68%) Security Operations
5 7 (18.42%) ISMS
5 7 (18.42%) SIEM
5 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
6 6 (15.79%) Information Security
6 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Threat Management
8 4 (10.53%) Information Security Management
8 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
8 4 (10.53%) Security Management
8 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) Python
3 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (7.89%) Java
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.26%) Bash
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Go
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) CISSP
4 3 (7.89%) CEH
4 3 (7.89%) CSSLP
4 3 (7.89%) GIAC
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) GPEN
6 1 (2.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) NIST
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (2.63%) COBIT
4 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.63%) GDPR
4 1 (2.63%) NCSC
4 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Ansible
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Nmap
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 4 (10.53%) SCOrch
3 3 (7.89%) Salt
3 3 (7.89%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (7.89%) Terraform
4 2 (5.26%) HP Fortify
4 2 (5.26%) Perfmon
4 2 (5.26%) QRadar
4 2 (5.26%) WebInspect
5 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.63%) Nexpose
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Checkmarx
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Qualys
3 7 (18.42%) Varonis
4 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
5 5 (13.16%) McAfee
6 4 (10.53%) Forcepoint
6 4 (10.53%) Rapid7
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.53%) Sophos
6 4 (10.53%) Tufin
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Aruba
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 3 (7.89%) CrowdStrike
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) Splunk
7 3 (7.89%) Symantec
7 3 (7.89%) Trend Micro
8 2 (5.26%) IBM