The first table below looks at the demand for Nmap skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 238 236 247
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Nmap 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £328 £338 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +59.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £338 £233
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1093 965 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.28% 11.53% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 453 361
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 176 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
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 the South East

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

Nmap Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Nmap
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Nmap Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Nmap
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Surrey - - - -
Nmap
England

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) HP
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (94.74%) Nessus
3 17 (89.47%) Wireshark
3 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
3 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
3 17 (89.47%) ISTQB
3 17 (89.47%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (89.47%) Workflow
3 17 (89.47%) Validation
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) Windows 2000
3 17 (89.47%) HTML
3 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 17 (89.47%) Oracle
3 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
3 17 (89.47%) JSP
3 17 (89.47%) UNIX
3 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
3 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
3 17 (89.47%) HTTPS
3 17 (89.47%) SSL
4 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
5 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
5 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Business Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Wireshark
1 17 (89.47%) TCP/IP
1 17 (89.47%) HTTPS
1 17 (89.47%) SSL
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Technical Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
1 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET
1 17 (89.47%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (89.47%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) Windows 2000
3 17 (89.47%) UNIX
3 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
1 17 (89.47%) Workflow
1 17 (89.47%) Validation
2 12 (63.16%) Test Scripting
3 11 (57.89%) Knowledge Management
3 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Security Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) SC Cleared
2 17 (89.47%) ISTQB
3 10 (52.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (94.74%) HP Quality Center
1 18 (94.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 17 (89.47%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec