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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 403 417 418
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Nmap 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.050% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +67.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £500 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £500 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £243
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Nmap
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
2211 2011 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.13% 8.12% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1206 1193
Average daily rate £375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 161 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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
City of London - 1 - -
Nmap
England

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (85.71%) Nessus
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) CISSP
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) SNMP
7 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) TACACS
7 4 (28.57%) Snort
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) C
8 3 (21.43%) Java

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Wireshark
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) SNMP
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) TACACS
4 3 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) HTTPS
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) IPv6
4 3 (21.43%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
4 3 (21.43%) snoop
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Security Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) C-shell
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) CCSP
3 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Snort
2 3 (21.43%) Terminal Server
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) NFS
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Nessus
2 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (21.43%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Tripwire
5 1 (7.14%) Qualys
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk