The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 584 570 570
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Nmap 16 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.035% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.43% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
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£450 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
4462 4148 3687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.28% 8.10% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2776 2463 2166
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £240 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 147 156
Average hourly rate £21.51 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.33 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -0.45%

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 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
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 1 September 2015. 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
East Midlands - 8 £375 -
South West +1 7 £450 -10.00%
South East -30 1 £425 - 1
Nmap
UK

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Network Security
3 16 (76.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (57.14%) Nessus
5 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
6 10 (47.62%) Metasploit
7 9 (42.86%) DNS
7 9 (42.86%) Sourcefire
7 9 (42.86%) ArcSight
7 9 (42.86%) SIEM
7 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
8 8 (38.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (38.10%) DDoS Mitigation
8 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (38.10%) VirtualBox
8 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
8 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
8 8 (38.10%) Blue Coat
8 8 (38.10%) LAMP
8 8 (38.10%) VLAN
8 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
8 8 (38.10%) IronPort
8 8 (38.10%) SSL
8 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
8 8 (38.10%) VPN
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
8 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (33.33%) CCNA

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Network Security
2 16 (76.19%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) DNS
5 8 (38.10%) SSL
5 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
5 8 (38.10%) VPN
5 8 (38.10%) VLAN
5 8 (38.10%) Wireshark
6 7 (33.33%) IPsec
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Metasploit
2 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Security Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (42.86%) SIEM
2 9 (42.86%) Cyber Security
3 8 (38.10%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Use Case
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source
8 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (4.76%) Analytics
9 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 2 (9.52%) CEH
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) OSCP
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
1 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (38.10%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Nessus
2 2 (9.52%) WebInspect
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.52%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Sourcefire
1 9 (42.86%) ArcSight
2 8 (38.10%) Blue Coat
2 8 (38.10%) IronPort
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) LogLogic
5 1 (4.76%) FireEye
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Coverity
5 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk