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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 560 573 548
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing Nmap 31 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.019% 0.038%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.76% 0.23% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 6
Average daily rate £455 £238 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.57% -33.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £220 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £313 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+45.60% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Nmap
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
4053 4000 3404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.57% 8.59% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2596 2394 1945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.06% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 140 128
Average hourly rate £31.25 £20.03 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.01% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.75 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -3.71%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +15 16 £455 +82.00% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £455 -
South East +13 3 £400 +60.00% 2
South West - 3 £483 -
Nmap
UK

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (85.00%) Nessus
2 25 (62.50%) Metasploit
3 21 (52.50%) Information Security
4 20 (50.00%) HTTP
4 20 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (42.50%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (40.00%) QRadar
6 16 (40.00%) Windows
7 15 (37.50%) Linux
7 15 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 15 (37.50%) ArcSight
7 15 (37.50%) Information Management
7 15 (37.50%) Network Security
8 14 (35.00%) Splunk
8 14 (35.00%) GCIA
9 13 (32.50%) Unix
10 12 (30.00%) GSEC
11 10 (25.00%) Firewall
12 8 (20.00%) CEH
12 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (17.50%) CISSP
13 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (15.00%) Qualys
14 6 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
14 6 (15.00%) Regular Expression
14 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 5 (12.50%) OSCP
15 5 (12.50%) SIEM
16 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 4 (10.00%) Burp Suite

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) HTTP
2 15 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (37.50%) Network Security
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.50%) DHCP
7 1 (2.50%) Internet
7 1 (2.50%) MRTG
7 1 (2.50%) TACACS
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Metasploit
2 4 (10.00%) Burp Suite
2 4 (10.00%) sqlmap
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Analyst
2 24 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) SOC Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) ArcSight Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Splunk Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Security Penetration Tester
8 2 (5.00%) SOC Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) CISSP Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (42.50%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Kali Linux
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Information Security
2 15 (37.50%) Information Management
3 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (12.50%) SIEM
7 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.50%) OWASP
8 3 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) Security Operations
8 3 (7.50%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Validation
9 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.50%) Computer Forensics
10 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C
1 4 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (7.50%) C++
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) GCIA
2 12 (30.00%) GSEC
3 8 (20.00%) CEH
4 7 (17.50%) CISSP
5 5 (12.50%) OSCP
6 4 (10.00%) GCIH
7 3 (7.50%) CREST Certified
7 3 (7.50%) GCED
7 3 (7.50%) GIAC
7 3 (7.50%) OSCE
8 2 (5.00%) Degree
8 2 (5.00%) GCFW
8 2 (5.00%) GCUX
8 2 (5.00%) GCWN
9 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.50%) CCVP
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.50%) CISM
9 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 34 (85.00%) Nessus
2 16 (40.00%) QRadar
3 4 (10.00%) Ettercap
4 3 (7.50%) OpenVAS
5 1 (2.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) ArcSight
2 14 (35.00%) Splunk
3 6 (15.00%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint