Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 180 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - -
Contract jobs citing Nessus 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.086% -
As % of the Systems Management category 2.48% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £390 - -
England median daily rate £476 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +0.11% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.95 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% - -
England median hourly rate £13.75 £13.95 £42.10
% change year-on-year -1.45% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 606 466 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.01% 10.06% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 290 303
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £440 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +8.64% +32.79%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £300
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 11
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.25 £14.53 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.65% +3.75% -34.12%
10th Percentile £12.88 £12.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.63 £51.50 £20.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +10 8 £400 - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Wolverhampton -4 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 - 1
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (60.00%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (40.00%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) SIEM
5 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 5 (33.33%) Splunk
5 5 (33.33%) ArcSight
5 5 (33.33%) PKI
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) Apache
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) LAMP
6 4 (26.67%) Qualys
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell

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 (26.67%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) SSL
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) DKIM
6 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
7 1 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (6.67%) PABX
7 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (6.67%) Burp Suite
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (13.33%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.67%) SCADA
4 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (40.00%) SIEM
3 5 (33.33%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Server Building
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Lua
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (6.67%) OSCE
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) iptables
2 1 (6.67%) Postfix
2 1 (6.67%) Samba
2 1 (6.67%) Squid
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) Nmap
1 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 4 (26.67%) Qualys
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) Sophos
4 2 (13.33%) Tripwire
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.67%) IronPort
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec