The table below looks at the statistics for Nmap skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 395 413 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Nmap 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.017% -
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1950 2159 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.07% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1358 996
Average daily rate £375 £380 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 118 214
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Nmap
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nmap across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Nmap Jobs Demand Trend in London

Nmap
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nmap across the London region.

Nmap Daily Rate Trend in London

Nmap
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nmap across the London region.

Nmap Hourly Rate Trend in London

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (100.00%) Nessus
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) CISSP
5 9 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (38.89%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
7 6 (33.33%) Security Testing
7 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) CORE IMPACT
8 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
8 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (27.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) HTTPS
4 5 (27.78%) SSL
4 5 (27.78%) TACACS
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) HSRP
5 4 (22.22%) IPv6
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 4 (22.22%) SNMP
5 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 4 (22.22%) snoop
5 4 (22.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 2 (11.11%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) JSP
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) UNIX
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
6 4 (22.22%) AIX
7 2 (11.11%) Windows NT
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 5 (27.78%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case
7 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITSM
8 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 4 (22.22%) CEH
5 4 (22.22%) CCIE
5 4 (22.22%) CCSP
5 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (11.11%) CISM
6 2 (11.11%) GWAPT
6 2 (11.11%) OSCP
7 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Snort
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Nessus
2 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (27.78%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (11.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft