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 3 months to 25 April 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.

Tenable Nessus
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 423 421
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Nessus 4 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.078% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.74% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Median daily rate £400 £500 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +48.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +15.27% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2189 2425 1888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.84% 10.50% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1733 1310
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.70 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nessus in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in London

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 April 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
New Malden - 2 - -
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 10 (62.50%) VMware
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) vSphere
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
4 7 (43.75%) SIEM
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (37.50%) AlienVault
5 6 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (37.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (25.00%) SSH
7 4 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
8 3 (18.75%) SANS
8 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing

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 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) SSH
6 3 (18.75%) SNMP
7 2 (12.50%) 802.11
7 2 (12.50%) ADSL
7 2 (12.50%) DNS
7 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 2 (12.50%) ICMP
7 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 2 (12.50%) IPv6
7 2 (12.50%) L2TP
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (12.50%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) RIP
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Burp Suite
1 2 (12.50%) Metasploit
1 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Operational Security Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 2 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) CESG
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Kali Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) FreeBSD
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 8 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (43.75%) SIEM
3 6 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) OSSTMM
5 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.25%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CEH
3 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) OSCP
3 3 (18.75%) SANS
4 2 (12.50%) CCDP
4 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) GIAC
4 2 (12.50%) GPEN
4 2 (12.50%) OSCE
5 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
2 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (6.25%) ISO27005
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Snort
3 3 (18.75%) Squid
4 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (18.75%) OSSEC
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (12.50%) HAProxy
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (12.50%) yum
4 1 (6.25%) Nagios
4 1 (6.25%) OpenVAS
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) AlienVault
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) BT
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
6 1 (6.25%) Qualys
6 1 (6.25%) Rapid7
6 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk
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