The table below looks at the statistics for Nmap skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 598 601 571
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs citing Nmap 15 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.008% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.099% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 11
Median daily rate £423 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.44% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5180 4041 3844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.52% 8.20% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3346 2547 2276
Median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 168 141
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £34.90 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

Nmap
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Nmap as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 6 £400 -
London +11 5 £500 +107.25% 5
South East -17 4 £438 +9.37% 5
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Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Nmap also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Nmap.

1 46 (93.88%) Nessus
2 28 (57.14%) Information Security
2 28 (57.14%) Metasploit
3 26 (53.06%) HTTP
4 25 (51.02%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (38.78%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (38.78%) QRadar
5 19 (38.78%) ArcSight
6 18 (36.73%) Information Management
7 17 (34.69%) Firewall
7 17 (34.69%) Windows
7 17 (34.69%) Splunk
8 16 (32.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (32.65%) GCIA
9 15 (30.61%) Linux
10 14 (28.57%) GSEC
11 13 (26.53%) SIEM
11 13 (26.53%) Network Security
12 12 (24.49%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
14 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 8 (16.33%) Qualys
15 8 (16.33%) Unix
16 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
16 7 (14.29%) Security Operations
16 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
17 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
17 6 (12.24%) Wireshark
17 6 (12.24%) Ethical Hacking
17 6 (12.24%) CEH

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (53.06%) HTTP
2 17 (34.69%) Firewall
3 16 (32.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (26.53%) Network Security
5 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.24%) Wireshark
7 5 (10.20%) LAN
7 5 (10.20%) WAN
8 3 (6.12%) VPN
9 1 (2.04%) DNS
9 1 (2.04%) Internet
9 1 (2.04%) SAN
Development Applications
1 28 (57.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.04%) AppScan
2 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Analyst
2 22 (44.90%) Security Analyst
3 13 (26.53%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) ArcSight Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Security Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Splunk Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Consultant
7 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 6 (12.24%) Security Consultant
8 5 (10.20%) IT Engineer
8 5 (10.20%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) SOC Manager
10 2 (4.08%) Solutions Consultant
11 1 (2.04%) IT Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Principal Security Consultant
11 1 (2.04%) Security Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Regular Expression
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (38.78%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.12%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Unix
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.12%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Information Security
2 18 (36.73%) Information Management
3 13 (26.53%) SIEM
4 12 (24.49%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 6 (12.24%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (10.20%) Attack Monitoring
8 5 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (10.20%) OWASP
8 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (8.16%) Anomaly Detection
9 4 (8.16%) Use Case
10 3 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (6.12%) SDLC
10 3 (6.12%) Threat Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Validation
11 2 (4.08%) Threat Management
12 1 (2.04%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) C
2 2 (4.08%) C++
2 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) GCIA
2 14 (28.57%) GSEC
3 6 (12.24%) CEH
3 6 (12.24%) GCIH
4 5 (10.20%) CISSP
4 5 (10.20%) GCED
5 4 (8.16%) CREST Certified
5 4 (8.16%) GIAC
6 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) GCFW
6 2 (4.08%) GCUX
6 2 (4.08%) GCWN
6 2 (4.08%) OSCP
6 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.04%) CISM
7 1 (2.04%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.16%) vSphere
1 4 (8.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 46 (93.88%) Nessus
2 19 (38.78%) QRadar
3 5 (10.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (10.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (8.16%) OpenVAS
5 3 (6.12%) Nexpose
6 1 (2.04%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) ArcSight
2 17 (34.69%) Splunk
3 8 (16.33%) Qualys
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 5 (10.20%) Forcepoint
4 5 (10.20%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) LogRhythm
4 5 (10.20%) Tripwire
5 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.16%) Citrix
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.16%) VMware
6 3 (6.12%) Rapid7
7 1 (2.04%) AlienVault