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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 405 421 399
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing Nmap 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 0.090% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £600 £280
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +114.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
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 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
2135 2231 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.69% 8.83% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1374 1105
Average daily rate £393 £370 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 135 151
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £30.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 31 October 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 15 (93.75%) Nessus
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (50.00%) CISSP
5 7 (43.75%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
6 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Validation
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (31.25%) TACACS
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (31.25%) Workflow
7 5 (31.25%) HTTPS

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (31.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Wireshark
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) SNMP
3 5 (31.25%) HTTPS
3 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 5 (31.25%) TACACS
4 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
4 4 (25.00%) snoop
4 4 (25.00%) IPv6
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) OSPF
4 4 (25.00%) BGP
4 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
5 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
1 6 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 2000
6 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Workflow
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) CCSP
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 2 (12.50%) CEH
5 2 (12.50%) GWAPT
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Snort
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) Nessus
2 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft