The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 247 233 227
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Nmap 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.047% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£363 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1247 1128 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.58% 13.23% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 523 367
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 159 176
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £27.32 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nmap across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Nmap Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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
M4 Corridor - - - -
Nmap
England

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Nessus
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) JSP
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
5 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) HTTPS
5 6 (46.15%) SSL
5 6 (46.15%) Wireshark
5 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (46.15%) Workflow
5 6 (46.15%) Validation
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
6 5 (38.46%) Incident Management

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
1 6 (46.15%) HTTPS
1 6 (46.15%) SSL
1 6 (46.15%) Wireshark
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
1 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Security Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Workflow
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
2 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
2 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) OSCP
5 1 (7.69%) CEH
5 1 (7.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Nessus
2 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (15.38%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (7.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft