Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 184 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +178
Contract jobs citing Nessus 26 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.081% -
As % of the Systems Management category 3.92% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £450 - -
England median daily rate £463 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.95 -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 663 512 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.76% 10.43% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 310 270
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +38.33%
10th Percentile £275 £231 £275
90th Percentile £575 £590 £540
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £14.53 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.37% -3.17% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.96 £12.80
90th Percentile £28.25 £51.50 £19.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.53% -17.67% +3.65%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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
Warwickshire - 11 £500 -
Birmingham +12 7 £400 -
Shropshire - 5 £348 -
Solihull - 2 - - 1
Nessus
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Waterfall
2 17 (65.38%) Burp Suite
3 14 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 14 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Python
4 12 (46.15%) Nmap
4 12 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (46.15%) Ruby
4 12 (46.15%) Lua
4 12 (46.15%) Metasploit
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
4 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
4 12 (46.15%) Kali Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 11 (42.31%) OSINT
5 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (42.31%) Software Delivery
5 11 (42.31%) Patch Management
5 11 (42.31%) OSCE
5 11 (42.31%) Security Architecture
5 11 (42.31%) Open Source
5 11 (42.31%) SCADA
5 11 (42.31%) Mathematics
5 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
5 11 (42.31%) Degree

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 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 5 (19.23%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Slack
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Wireless
2 10 (38.46%) 802.11
2 10 (38.46%) HTTP
2 10 (38.46%) SNMP
2 10 (38.46%) VPN
3 8 (30.77%) VoIP
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.69%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) DKIM
5 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (3.85%) 3G
6 1 (3.85%) 4G
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Burp Suite
2 12 (46.15%) Metasploit
3 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) JMeter
4 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) 802.1X
2 5 (19.23%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) SCADA
2 10 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
3 8 (30.77%) Wiki
4 4 (15.38%) PKI
5 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.69%) Clustering
6 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
6 2 (7.69%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Kali Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) Waterfall
2 14 (53.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 12 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
4 11 (42.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 11 (42.31%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (42.31%) Mathematics
4 11 (42.31%) Open Source
4 11 (42.31%) OSINT
4 11 (42.31%) Patch Management
4 11 (42.31%) Security Architecture
4 11 (42.31%) Software Delivery
4 11 (42.31%) Threat Intelligence
5 10 (38.46%) Cyber Intelligence
5 10 (38.46%) Remediation Plan
5 10 (38.46%) Social Engineering
6 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
7 5 (19.23%) Microservices
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
1 14 (53.85%) PowerShell
2 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 12 (46.15%) Lua
2 12 (46.15%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) C#
4 10 (38.46%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
1 11 (42.31%) OSCE
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.69%) CREST Certified
2 2 (7.69%) GPEN
2 2 (7.69%) OSCP
2 2 (7.69%) SANS
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (3.85%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) WCAG
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
1 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Nmap
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) vCenter Server
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) ArcSight
1 5 (19.23%) Splunk
2 4 (15.38%) Qualys
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Sophos
3 2 (7.69%) Tripwire
3 2 (7.69%) VMware