The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tenable Nessus
Rank 109 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Nessus 5 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% - 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.50% - 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Nessus
England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
200 138 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.59% 6.47% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 85 35
Average daily rate £325 £334 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.30 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - - - -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) Splunk
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Qualys
4 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

Nessus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Qualys
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle