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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 568 544 508
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -36
Contract jobs citing Nmap 4 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.040% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.10% 0.54% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
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£275 £358 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £445 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 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
3813 3550 2797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.84% 7.51% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2025 1621
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 171 170
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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
London +2 3 £275 -28.10% 1
South East -42 1 - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (95.65%) Nessus
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) UNIX
4 15 (65.22%) HP
4 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
5 14 (60.87%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
7 12 (52.17%) Linux
8 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
8 10 (43.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
9 9 (39.13%) CORE IMPACT
9 9 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle
10 8 (34.78%) .NET
10 8 (34.78%) HTML
10 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
10 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (34.78%) CISSP
11 7 (30.43%) CEH
12 6 (26.09%) Network Security
12 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
12 6 (26.09%) Metasploit
12 6 (26.09%) AIX
12 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
13 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
13 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
13 5 (21.74%) JSP
13 5 (21.74%) JavaScript

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 6 (26.09%) Network Security
2 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
2 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
2 5 (21.74%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) IPsec
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Metasploit
2 5 (21.74%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Tester
2 10 (43.48%) Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (26.09%) Security Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Security Tester
5 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Testing Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) PKI
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) UNIX
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) AIX
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 2000
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) Windows NT
8 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 10 (43.48%) Test Strategy
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
2 9 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Workflow
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
3 5 (21.74%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Network Management
7 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) CISSP
4 7 (30.43%) CEH
5 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) OSCP
7 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
8 3 (13.04%) CISM
9 2 (8.70%) GWAPT
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 1 (4.35%) MCSE
10 1 (4.35%) CCNP
10 1 (4.35%) CCNA
10 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (4.35%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Terminal Server
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (95.65%) Nessus
2 14 (60.87%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (39.13%) CORE IMPACT
4 5 (21.74%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) HP
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) IronPort
4 1 (4.35%) Qualys
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark