Period
to 10 July 2020

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 6 months to 10 July 2020 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
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 326 341
Rank change year-on-year +123 +15 +7
Contract jobs citing Nessus 8 37 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.08% 1.77% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 24
Median daily rate £456 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £413 £343 £315
90th Percentile £563 £623 £638
England median daily rate £438 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £13.75

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 744 2,087 2,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.40% 13.81% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 1,254 1,340
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £624 £580
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 68 65
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -31.43% -
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £37.85 £56.15
Median hourly rate £23.67 £19.50 £19.20
% change year-on-year +21.38% +1.56% +6.67%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Nessus in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Nessus in the South East over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Nessus in the South East

Nessus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Nessus in the South East.

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 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Hampshire +63 3 £450 +5.88%
West Sussex +29 2 £550 +7.32%
East Sussex - 2 £550 -
Thames Valley +90 1 £400 -23.08%
Buckinghamshire +37 1 £400 -23.08%
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) Qualys
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) GDPR
3 2 (25.00%) SELinux
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Guardium
3 2 (25.00%) NIST
3 2 (25.00%) IISP
3 2 (25.00%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (25.00%) vRealize
3 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 31000
3 2 (25.00%) VMware NSX

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) AppScan
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 1 (12.50%) Paros
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Native
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Server Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) GIAC
2 2 (25.00%) IISP
2 2 (25.00%) OCP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (12.50%) GPEN
3 1 (12.50%) OSCP
3 1 (12.50%) SANS
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) GDPR
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 22301
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 31000
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (25.00%) NIST
3 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) GFS2
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware NSX
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Guardium
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (25.00%) SELinux
1 2 (25.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
1 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (12.50%) HP Fortify
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Qualys
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Splunk
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Centrify
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Imperva
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Thycotic
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 2 (25.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat