Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 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.

Tenable Nessus
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 216 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 - +197
Contract jobs citing Nessus 11 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.17% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.86% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 0
North West median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.95 £42.10 -
% change year-on-year -66.85% - -

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 North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 592 655 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.42% 9.50% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 401 374
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +19.67%
10th Percentile £258 £187 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 30
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £19.62 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.14% +63.46% -35.14%
10th Percentile £11.11 £12.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.30 £43.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +1.50%

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Nessus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the North West

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in the North West

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus in the North West

Nessus
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester +22 11 £425 -5.56%
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (90.91%) Splunk
2 10 (90.91%) Nexpose
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Apple
3 8 (72.73%) McAfee
3 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) Intel
3 8 (72.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (72.73%) Nmap
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Qualys
3 8 (72.73%) Patch Management
3 8 (72.73%) Cyber Attack
3 8 (72.73%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (72.73%) QRadar
3 8 (72.73%) Case Management
3 8 (72.73%) Security Monitoring
3 8 (72.73%) ArcSight
3 8 (72.73%) Data Analytics
3 8 (72.73%) Analytics
4 7 (63.64%) ServiceNow
4 7 (63.64%) Snow
4 7 (63.64%) SANS

Nessus
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) VoIP
1 8 (72.73%) VPN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (36.36%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Kali Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (72.73%) Analytics
2 8 (72.73%) Case Management
2 8 (72.73%) Data Analytics
2 8 (72.73%) Patch Management
2 8 (72.73%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (72.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (54.55%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Threat Detection
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
1 7 (63.64%) SANS
1 7 (63.64%) SSCP
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Nexpose
2 8 (72.73%) Nmap
2 8 (72.73%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Splunk
2 8 (72.73%) Apple
2 8 (72.73%) ArcSight
2 8 (72.73%) Intel
2 8 (72.73%) McAfee
2 8 (72.73%) Qualys
3 7 (63.64%) ServiceNow
3 7 (63.64%) Snow
4 6 (54.55%) AlienVault
5 2 (18.18%) Imperva
5 2 (18.18%) NetWitness
5 2 (18.18%) Rapid7
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat