Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 April 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 177 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.021% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.62% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
England median daily rate £500 £490 £419
% change year-on-year +2.04% +17.01% -7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £49.19

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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 649 512 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.26% 10.72% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 329 217
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +12.64%
10th Percentile £272 £280 £275
90th Percentile £600 £600 £538
England median daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +18.55% +4.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.03 £11.88
90th Percentile £35.30 £21.73 £33.25
England median hourly rate £18.80 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.43% -16.67% -

Nessus
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Nessus in the West Midlands

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Nessus in the West Midlands

Nessus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nessus in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nessus 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nessus within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Warwickshire - 11 £500 -
Shropshire -30 5 £348 -13.13%
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Nessus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Nessus.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) Waterfall
1 16 (94.12%) Burp Suite
2 12 (70.59%) Nmap
3 11 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Ruby
3 11 (64.71%) Lua
3 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Python
3 11 (64.71%) Kali Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Metasploit
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
3 11 (64.71%) OpenStack
4 10 (58.82%) OSCE
4 10 (58.82%) Open Source
4 10 (58.82%) Security Architecture
4 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
4 10 (58.82%) Patch Management
4 10 (58.82%) OSINT
4 10 (58.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 10 (58.82%) Threat Intelligence
4 10 (58.82%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) VPN
4 10 (58.82%) Degree
4 10 (58.82%) SCADA
4 10 (58.82%) Mathematics

Nessus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (64.71%) OpenStack
2 5 (29.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) VPN
2 9 (52.94%) 802.11
2 9 (52.94%) HTTP
2 9 (52.94%) SNMP
3 7 (41.18%) VoIP
3 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) 3G
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) RIP
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Burp Suite
2 11 (64.71%) Metasploit
3 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) HP UFT
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 5 (29.41%) JMeter
4 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Penetration Tester
1 10 (58.82%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) 802.1X
2 5 (29.41%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) SCADA
2 9 (52.94%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
3 7 (41.18%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Kali Linux
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (94.12%) Waterfall
2 11 (64.71%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Computer Science
3 10 (58.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
3 10 (58.82%) Open Source
3 10 (58.82%) OSINT
3 10 (58.82%) Patch Management
3 10 (58.82%) Security Architecture
3 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
3 10 (58.82%) Threat Intelligence
4 9 (52.94%) Cyber Intelligence
4 9 (52.94%) Remediation Plan
4 9 (52.94%) Social Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (41.18%) Security Operations
6 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (29.41%) BDD
7 5 (29.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
1 11 (64.71%) Java
1 11 (64.71%) Lua
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
1 11 (64.71%) Python
1 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
1 10 (58.82%) OSCE
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
2 2 (11.76%) GPEN
2 2 (11.76%) OSCP
2 2 (11.76%) SANS
2 2 (11.76%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) WCAG
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Nmap
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) OpenNMS
2 1 (5.88%) RANCID
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) F5
1 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
1 1 (5.88%) Juniper
1 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
1 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds