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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
Rank 591 598 609
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Nmap 10 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.074% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.83% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 11
Median daily rate £453 £455 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% +65.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £455 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.54% +21.33%
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
4564 4561 4533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.03% 8.91% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3037 2882 2668
Median daily rate £463 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 137 155
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +24.44%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Nmap within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Nmap Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -13 9 £450 -1.09% 7
South West +3 7 £450 -6.73% 1
Salisbury - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire - 4 £450 -
Bristol +2 2 - - 1
East of England -6 1 £275 -47.61%
North West - 1 £650 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £275 -
Manchester - 1 £650 - 2
Ipswich - 1 £275 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 (73.33%) Nessus
2 21 (70.00%) CISSP
3 19 (63.33%) Firewall
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) SANS
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
5 13 (43.33%) Qualys
5 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Splunk
6 12 (40.00%) Metasploit
6 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 12 (40.00%) Unix
6 12 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
7 11 (36.67%) Nexpose
7 11 (36.67%) LAN
7 11 (36.67%) WAN
8 10 (33.33%) VoIP
8 10 (33.33%) VPN
8 10 (33.33%) Intel
8 10 (33.33%) Intel Security
8 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (33.33%) Data Analytics
8 10 (33.33%) Analytics
8 10 (33.33%) OWASP
8 10 (33.33%) ArcSight
8 10 (33.33%) Patch Management
8 10 (33.33%) NetWitness

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) WAN
4 10 (33.33%) VoIP
4 10 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
6 3 (10.00%) HTTP
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.67%) SSH
7 2 (6.67%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) AppScan
3 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.33%) GDB
3 1 (3.33%) sqlmap
3 1 (3.33%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Penetration Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) ArcSight Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Azure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Sensu
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (33.33%) Analytics
2 10 (33.33%) Case Management
2 10 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 10 (33.33%) OWASP
2 10 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 10 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (26.67%) Information Security
3 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture
4 6 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) SDLC
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) CISSP
2 15 (50.00%) SANS
3 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (30.00%) SSCP
5 5 (16.67%) CEH
6 3 (10.00%) CISM
6 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (6.67%) CLAS
7 2 (6.67%) OSCE
7 2 (6.67%) OSCP
8 1 (3.33%) CCSP
8 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) CISA
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
8 1 (3.33%) GPEN
8 1 (3.33%) GWAPT
8 1 (3.33%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (6.67%) RMADS
3 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) OpenSSH
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (73.33%) Nessus
2 11 (36.67%) Nexpose
3 10 (33.33%) QRadar
4 3 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
5 2 (6.67%) Graphite
5 2 (6.67%) Kibana
5 2 (6.67%) logstash
5 2 (6.67%) Nagios
5 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) Core Impact
6 1 (3.33%) HP Fortify
6 1 (3.33%) Puppet
6 1 (3.33%) Terraform
6 1 (3.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Qualys
2 12 (40.00%) Splunk
3 10 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 10 (33.33%) Intel
3 10 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 10 (33.33%) NetWitness
4 9 (30.00%) Apple
5 8 (26.67%) Snow
6 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.33%) Acunetix
7 1 (3.33%) AlienVault
7 1 (3.33%) Mercator