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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
England / South East
Rank 246 258 267
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Contract jobs citing Nessus 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.076% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.90% 0.70% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -13.18% +13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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 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 780 1002 1065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.01% 10.87% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 605 554
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +109.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.15 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £59.33 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Kent - 4 £338 -
Berkshire +26 1 £525 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £440 - 2
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) MCITP
3 11 (68.75%) LANDesk
3 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
3 11 (68.75%) MCSE
3 11 (68.75%) MCSA
3 11 (68.75%) MCP
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Server Patching
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) GIAC
7 2 (12.50%) CISM
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
7 2 (12.50%) Splunk
7 2 (12.50%) Qualys
7 2 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment

Nessus
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Engineer
1 11 (68.75%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Server Patching
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Case Management
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) Email Filtering
4 1 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
4 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) MCITP
1 11 (68.75%) MCP
1 11 (68.75%) MCSA
1 11 (68.75%) MCSE
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) GCIA
4 1 (6.25%) GCIH
4 1 (6.25%) SANS
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) SSCP
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) Nexpose
1 1 (6.25%) Nmap
1 1 (6.25%) PowerBroker
1 1 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) LANDesk
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) Qualys
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
4 1 (6.25%) Aveksa
4 1 (6.25%) Bomgar
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
4 1 (6.25%) Cybereason
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) NetWitness
4 1 (6.25%) Snow
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire