The table below looks at the statistics for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
England / North West
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing Nessus 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.061%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £455 £363
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +25.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
256 233 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.73% 6.16% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 121 115
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.70 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.42% +55.55%

Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Nessus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Nessus
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nessus across the North West region.

Nessus Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) Intel
3 8 (80.00%) CISSP
3 8 (80.00%) Intel Security
3 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (80.00%) Nmap
3 8 (80.00%) Qualys
3 8 (80.00%) Splunk
3 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (80.00%) Data Analytics
3 8 (80.00%) Analytics
3 8 (80.00%) Patch Management
3 8 (80.00%) Nexpose
3 8 (80.00%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (80.00%) NetWitness
3 8 (80.00%) QRadar
3 8 (80.00%) Case Management
3 8 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (70.00%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (70.00%) Apple
5 6 (60.00%) SSCP

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) ArcSight Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Unix Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSight Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Case Management
1 8 (80.00%) Data Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Patch Management
1 8 (80.00%) Security Monitoring
1 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) SANS
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SSCP
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Nexpose
1 8 (80.00%) Nmap
1 8 (80.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 8 (80.00%) Intel
2 8 (80.00%) Intel Security
2 8 (80.00%) NetWitness
2 8 (80.00%) Qualys
2 8 (80.00%) Splunk
3 7 (70.00%) Apple
4 6 (60.00%) Snow
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle