Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £365 - -
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 - -
England median hourly rate £13.75 £49.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year -72.05% +118.62% -

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 568 416 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.20% 9.64% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 271 319
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £277 £273 £289
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 12
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £14.20 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.28% -15.22% -23.86%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £10.58
90th Percentile £23.60 £17.00 £24.65
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.39 £21.54
% change year-on-year +10.70% -19.27% +5.07%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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
Birmingham - 6 £400 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 8 (66.67%) Unix
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) PKI
3 5 (41.67%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (33.33%) Splunk
4 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
4 4 (33.33%) Qualys
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) LAMP
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) DNS

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 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DKIM
5 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (8.33%) PABX
6 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) PKI
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
3 2 (16.67%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Server Building
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) iptables
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) Samba
2 1 (8.33%) Squid
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) vCenter Server
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 4 (33.33%) Qualys
2 4 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Sophos
4 2 (16.67%) Tripwire
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) NEC
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec