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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 569 551 529
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs citing Nmap 20 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£250 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £270 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £430 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -14 10 £363 -
London +19 8 £225 -35.71% 1
South West - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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UK

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (100.00%) Nessus
2 27 (79.41%) UNIX
2 27 (79.41%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
4 20 (58.82%) SC Cleared
4 20 (58.82%) Linux
5 19 (55.88%) HP
6 18 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
7 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
7 15 (44.12%) Wireshark
7 15 (44.12%) Oracle
8 14 (41.18%) .NET
8 14 (41.18%) HTML
8 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
8 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
10 12 (35.29%) CISSP
10 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
11 11 (32.35%) DV Cleared
11 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
11 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
11 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (32.35%) Workflow
11 11 (32.35%) Validation
11 11 (32.35%) HTTPS
11 11 (32.35%) SSL
11 11 (32.35%) JSP
11 11 (32.35%) Windows XP

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (14.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Wireshark
2 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
3 11 (32.35%) HTTPS
3 11 (32.35%) SSL
4 9 (26.47%) Network Security
4 9 (26.47%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (14.71%) TACACS
7 4 (11.76%) OSPF
7 4 (11.76%) BGP
7 4 (11.76%) Internet
7 4 (11.76%) IPv6
7 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 4 (11.76%) SNMP
7 4 (11.76%) tcpdump
7 4 (11.76%) snoop
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (11.76%) HSRP
7 4 (11.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Metasploit
2 3 (8.82%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Security Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.94%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
1 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 11 (32.35%) JSP
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) UNIX
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 2000
5 6 (17.65%) AIX
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
2 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Workflow
3 11 (32.35%) Validation
4 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (23.53%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.76%) Information Security
9 3 (8.82%) Use Case
9 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (5.88%) ITIL
10 2 (5.88%) SIEM
11 1 (2.94%) Network Management
11 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 12 (35.29%) CISSP
4 11 (32.35%) DV Cleared
4 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
5 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (20.59%) CCNP
7 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) CEH
9 4 (11.76%) CCNA
9 4 (11.76%) CCIE
9 4 (11.76%) CCSP
10 3 (8.82%) OSCP
10 3 (8.82%) MCSE
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (8.82%) CISM
11 2 (5.88%) GWAPT
12 1 (2.94%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) Snort
2 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (100.00%) Nessus
2 18 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (20.59%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (8.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) HP
2 15 (44.12%) Oracle
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) VMware