The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 410 374 428
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +54
Contract jobs citing Nmap 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.24% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £233
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1931 1693 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.97% 7.83% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1033 1209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £217 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 153 166
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Nmap
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 1 £475 -5.00%
Nmap
England

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (71.43%) Nessus
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Qualys
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Snort
3 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
2 1 (14.29%) Paros
2 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) FreeBSD
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) MOF
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C-shell
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Snort
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nessus
2 1 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Rapid7
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Tripwire