The table below looks at the statistics for Nmap skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 643 640 620
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Nmap 10 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.36% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £418 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £421 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5936 5061 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.97% 8.67% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3814 3099 2755
Median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 164 159
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

Nmap
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Nmap as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

Nmap Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Nmap
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Nmap within the UK.

Nmap Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Nmap
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Nmap within the UK.

Nmap Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Nmap
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 10 £418 -7.22% 11
Yorkshire - 8 £415 -
Sheffield - 8 £415 -
South Yorkshire - 8 £415 -
South West -3 1 £513 +13.88%
London -9 1 - - 4
Bristol - 1 £513 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Nmap also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Nmap.

1 22 (88.00%) Nessus
2 16 (64.00%) Metasploit
3 14 (56.00%) Information Security
4 12 (48.00%) HTTP
5 11 (44.00%) Firewall
5 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (40.00%) SIEM
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 7 (28.00%) Use Case
8 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (28.00%) Anomaly Detection
8 7 (28.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (24.00%) Information Management
10 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
11 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 4 (16.00%) CISSP
11 4 (16.00%) QRadar
11 4 (16.00%) Splunk
11 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
12 3 (12.00%) OWASP
12 3 (12.00%) Qualys
12 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
12 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
12 3 (12.00%) Nexpose
12 3 (12.00%) Threat Management
12 3 (12.00%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (12.00%) Windows Server

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) HTTP
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (8.00%) AppScan
2 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) ArcSight Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Kali Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (40.00%) SIEM
4 7 (28.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 7 (28.00%) Use Case
4 7 (28.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (24.00%) Information Management
6 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (12.00%) Attack Monitoring
7 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (12.00%) OWASP
7 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Threat Management
7 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (8.00%) Open Source
8 2 (8.00%) OSSTMM
8 2 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) CEH
2 2 (8.00%) GCED
2 2 (8.00%) GCIA
2 2 (8.00%) GCIH
2 2 (8.00%) GIAC
2 2 (8.00%) GSEC
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CLAS
3 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ECSA
3 1 (4.00%) GCFA
3 1 (4.00%) OSCP
3 1 (4.00%) SANS
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) FISMA
3 1 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (88.00%) Nessus
2 7 (28.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (16.00%) QRadar
4 3 (12.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (12.00%) Nexpose
5 2 (8.00%) WebInspect
6 1 (4.00%) EnCase
6 1 (4.00%) FTK
6 1 (4.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (16.00%) Splunk
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Qualys
2 3 (12.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (12.00%) Tripwire
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (4.00%) Intel