The first table below looks at the demand for Nessus skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nessus over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £412 £243
% change year-on-year
-21.02% +69.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
126 109 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.20% 5.55% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 58
Average daily rate £340 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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Nessus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nessus across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Nessus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Nessus
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Nessus Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Nmap
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Nessus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nessus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (100.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
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