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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK
Rank 569 595 588
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing Nmap 18 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.070% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.79% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 11
Median daily rate £450 £455 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +65.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +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
4652 4415 4434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.37% 8.83% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3079 2745 2662
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 142 140
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.63 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 23 January 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 15 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 23 January 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 +16 16 £450 -1.09% 8
South West +9 7 £450 -4.76% 2
North West - 6 £438 - 1
Manchester - 6 £438 - 1
Salford - 5 £450 -
Salisbury - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire - 4 £450 -
Bristol +6 2 - - 2
Berkshire +21 1 £400 -
South East +17 1 £400 - 1
London -4 1 £550 +20.87% 2
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Ipswich - 1 £275 -
Suffolk - 1 £275 -
East of England - 1 £275 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (76.67%) Nessus
2 22 (73.33%) CISSP
3 20 (66.67%) Firewall
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) SANS
5 14 (46.67%) Windows
5 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 14 (46.67%) Qualys
6 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared
6 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (43.33%) Unix
7 12 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (40.00%) Metasploit
7 12 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (36.67%) Splunk
8 11 (36.67%) VPN
8 11 (36.67%) LAN
8 11 (36.67%) WAN
8 11 (36.67%) Nexpose
8 11 (36.67%) ELK Stack
9 10 (33.33%) NetWitness
9 10 (33.33%) QRadar
9 10 (33.33%) Patch Management
9 10 (33.33%) Case Management
9 10 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (33.33%) VoIP
9 10 (33.33%) Intel
9 10 (33.33%) Intel Security
9 10 (33.33%) ArcSight
9 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management

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 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
3 11 (36.67%) WAN
4 10 (33.33%) VoIP
5 7 (23.33%) Wireshark
6 3 (10.00%) HTTP
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.33%) SSH
8 1 (3.33%) SSL
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (3.33%) AppScan
2 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.33%) GDB
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) sqlmap
2 1 (3.33%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 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%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) ArcSight Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) ArcSight Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) ELK Stack
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) CESG
3 3 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) 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%) Patch Management
2 10 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 10 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (30.00%) Information Security
3 9 (30.00%) OWASP
4 8 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture
5 6 (20.00%) SIEM
6 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C++
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) 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 4 (13.33%) CISM
6 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) CLAS
8 2 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (6.67%) OSCE
8 2 (6.67%) OSCP
9 1 (3.33%) CCNP
9 1 (3.33%) CCSP
9 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (3.33%) CISA
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
9 1 (3.33%) GPEN
9 1 (3.33%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (6.67%) RMADS
4 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 23 (76.67%) Nessus
2 11 (36.67%) Nexpose
3 10 (33.33%) QRadar
4 3 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.33%) Ansible
5 1 (3.33%) Core Impact
5 1 (3.33%) Graphite
5 1 (3.33%) HP Fortify
5 1 (3.33%) Kibana
5 1 (3.33%) logstash
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
5 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Qualys
2 11 (36.67%) 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 1 (3.33%) Acunetix
5 1 (3.33%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.33%) Mercator