The first table below looks at the demand for Nmap skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 29 July 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 England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 543 550 534
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Nmap 19 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.009% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.086% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +60.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £343 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £483 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £243
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +34.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4784 4626 4465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 9.92% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2363 2159
Average daily rate £325 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 600 617
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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Nmap
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Nmap Jobs Demand Trend in England

Nmap
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Nmap Daily Rate Trend in England

Nmap
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nmap across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Nmap Daily Rate Histogram in England

Nmap
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nmap across the England region.

Nmap Hourly Rate Trend in England

Nmap
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -2 8 £338 +3.84% 1
London 0 6 £261 -47.75% 2
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
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Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (92.50%) Nessus
2 33 (82.50%) UNIX
2 33 (82.50%) Windows
3 32 (80.00%) Linux
4 29 (72.50%) Oracle
4 29 (72.50%) HP
4 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
4 29 (72.50%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 25 (62.50%) HTML
6 25 (62.50%) .NET
6 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 24 (60.00%) Wireshark
8 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
9 22 (55.00%) HTTPS
9 22 (55.00%) SSL
9 22 (55.00%) Windows XP
9 22 (55.00%) Windows 2000
9 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
9 22 (55.00%) JSP
9 22 (55.00%) Oracle EBS
9 22 (55.00%) Workflow
9 22 (55.00%) Validation
9 22 (55.00%) Software Testing
9 22 (55.00%) ISTQB
9 22 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (52.50%) Test Strategy
11 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 23 (57.50%) TCP/IP
3 22 (55.00%) HTTPS
3 22 (55.00%) SSL
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security
5 5 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.50%) SNMP
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Tester
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
4 8 (20.00%) Security Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) HTML
1 25 (62.50%) .NET
1 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 22 (55.00%) JSP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Replication
1 1 (2.50%) Clustering
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.50%) RMADS
1 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) UNIX
1 33 (82.50%) Windows
2 32 (80.00%) Linux
3 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (55.00%) Windows XP
5 22 (55.00%) Windows 2000
6 6 (15.00%) AIX
7 4 (10.00%) Windows NT
7 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Workflow
1 22 (55.00%) Validation
1 22 (55.00%) Software Testing
2 21 (52.50%) Test Strategy
3 16 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (17.50%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) Security Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.50%) Information Security
11 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.00%) SIEM
12 1 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.50%) Information Assurance
12 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
12 1 (2.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) C
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) VB
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) C-shell
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
2 25 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 22 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 22 (55.00%) ISTQB
4 16 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) CISSP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Postfix
4 1 (2.50%) NFS
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 37 (92.50%) Nessus
2 29 (72.50%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (15.00%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (2.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle
1 29 (72.50%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (2.50%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
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