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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tenable Nessus
England / North West
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Nessus 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.039% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -23.07% +13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 242 325 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.45% 8.51% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 169 127
Median daily rate £400 £422 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.21% -6.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £29.38 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.87% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £101.80 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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
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 3 months to 23 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
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Nessus
England

Nessus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Nmap
1 9 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (88.89%) Data Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Patch Management
2 8 (88.89%) Nexpose
2 8 (88.89%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (88.89%) NetWitness
2 8 (88.89%) QRadar
2 8 (88.89%) Case Management
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (88.89%) Qualys
2 8 (88.89%) Splunk
2 8 (88.89%) ArcSight
2 8 (88.89%) Intel Security
2 8 (88.89%) Intel
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Apple
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (66.67%) SANS
4 6 (66.67%) Snow

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VoIP
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (88.89%) Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Case Management
2 8 (88.89%) Data Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Patch Management
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (88.89%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
1 6 (66.67%) SANS
1 6 (66.67%) SSCP
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Nmap
2 8 (88.89%) Nexpose
2 8 (88.89%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) ArcSight
1 8 (88.89%) Intel
1 8 (88.89%) Intel Security
1 8 (88.89%) NetWitness
1 8 (88.89%) Qualys
1 8 (88.89%) Splunk
2 7 (77.78%) Apple
3 6 (66.67%) Snow
4 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm