The first table below looks at the demand for Nmap skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 209 199 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing Nmap 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.016% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £233
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
500 512 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.74% 8.24% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 313 357
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 59
Average hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £135.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Nmap
London

Nmap
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nmap across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Nmap Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Nmap
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nmap across the City of London region.

Nmap Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Nmap also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nmap.

1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) C-shell
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Nmap also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Nmap. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire