The table below looks at the statistics for Nmap skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Nmap over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 599 574 572
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing Nmap 14 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.042% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
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£450 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4453 4150 3833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.12% 7.84% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2405 2143
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 125 171
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £33.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -8.53%

Nmap
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Nmap within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
England -29 14 £450 +38.46% 7
South West - 7 £450 -
Cheltenham - 7 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £450 -
East Midlands - 5 £375 - 3
Derbyshire - 4 £375 - 2
Derby - 3 - - 1
Gloucester - 2 £450 -
London -9 1 - - 1
South East -23 1 £400 +23.07%
Banbury - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Network Security
3 13 (61.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (57.14%) Firewall
5 11 (52.38%) Nessus
6 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
6 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Metasploit
6 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 9 (42.86%) SSL
7 8 (38.10%) DNS
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
7 8 (38.10%) VLAN
8 7 (33.33%) SIEM
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (33.33%) VirtualBox
8 7 (33.33%) CCNA
8 7 (33.33%) VPN
8 7 (33.33%) LAMP
8 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
9 6 (28.57%) IPsec
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
9 6 (28.57%) Sourcefire
9 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Network Security
2 13 (61.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) SSL
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) Wireshark
5 8 (38.10%) VLAN
5 8 (38.10%) DNS
6 7 (33.33%) VPN
7 6 (28.57%) IPsec
8 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
9 1 (4.76%) DMZ
9 1 (4.76%) Internet
9 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Metasploit
2 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
3 7 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Security Hardening
7 2 (9.52%) Workflow
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (9.52%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) OSCP
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 2 (9.52%) CEH
7 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) MCSE
7 1 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Nessus
2 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.52%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (9.52%) WebInspect
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) IronPort
1 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 6 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 5 (23.81%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) McAfee
4 1 (4.76%) LogLogic
4 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.76%) Qualys
4 1 (4.76%) Coverity
4 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
4 1 (4.76%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
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