The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 June 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 265 255
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10  
Contract jobs citing Nessus 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.045% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.37% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £288 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.35% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £405 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £445 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 862 1087 1020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.16% 12.11% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 638 572
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £22.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +60.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.10 £20.50
% change year-on-year -48.68% +66.34%  

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Berkshire +19 2 £500 +14.28%
Oxfordshire - 2 £231 - 1
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) MCITP
3 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
3 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 4 (36.36%) Server Patching
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SailPoint
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Server Patching
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Database Security
4 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
1 4 (36.36%) MCP
1 4 (36.36%) MCSA
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) LANDesk
3 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) BMC
5 2 (18.18%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
6 1 (9.09%) Aveksa
6 1 (9.09%) Bomgar
6 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
6 1 (9.09%) Cybereason
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Qualys
6 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk