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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 398 412 384
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing Nmap 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£241 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+29.77% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1721 1690 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.65% 7.24% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1163 997
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £32.95 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 Systems Management 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 5 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) Nessus
1 7 (87.50%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) CISSP
4 4 (50.00%) TestDirector
4 4 (50.00%) WebInspect
4 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Metasploit
4 4 (50.00%) CEH
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Use Case
4 4 (50.00%) OSCP
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (25.00%) C

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 4 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Security Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CEH
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) OSCP
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Nessus
1 7 (87.50%) CORE IMPACT
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) IronPort
4 1 (12.50%) Qualys
4 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark