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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 560 544 531
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Nmap 18 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.027% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.28% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
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£275 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £378 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £350
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 System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4895 4726 4233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.70% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2689 2440 1966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 550 754
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 System Software 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 2015.

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 18 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 23 January 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 -23 14 £250 -35.89% 5
London +4 7 £250 -35.89% 3
South East -24 6 £363 - 1
South Wales - 2 £425 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £425 - 1
Wales - 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (91.89%) Nessus
2 28 (75.68%) Windows
3 27 (72.97%) UNIX
4 21 (56.76%) Linux
4 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
5 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
5 20 (54.05%) HP
6 19 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (43.24%) Oracle
7 16 (43.24%) Wireshark
7 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
8 15 (40.54%) .NET
8 15 (40.54%) HTML
8 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
8 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
10 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
11 12 (32.43%) DV Cleared
11 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
11 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (32.43%) Workflow
11 12 (32.43%) Validation
11 12 (32.43%) CISSP
11 12 (32.43%) HTTPS
11 12 (32.43%) SSL
11 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
11 12 (32.43%) JSP
11 12 (32.43%) Windows 2000

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Wireshark
2 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (32.43%) HTTPS
3 12 (32.43%) SSL
4 11 (29.73%) Firewall
5 10 (27.03%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (16.22%) Internet
7 5 (13.51%) TACACS
8 4 (10.81%) tcpdump
8 4 (10.81%) snoop
8 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.81%) HSRP
8 4 (10.81%) OSPF
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
8 4 (10.81%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (10.81%) IPv6
8 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Metasploit
2 3 (8.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (8.11%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Tester
3 9 (24.32%) Test Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Security Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Security Tester
7 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Integration Test Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Integration Tester
9 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Technical Security Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) IT Security Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) HTML
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
1 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
2 12 (32.43%) JSP
3 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) UNIX
3 21 (56.76%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
5 12 (32.43%) Windows 2000
6 6 (16.22%) AIX
7 3 (8.11%) Windows NT
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Test Strategy
2 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
3 12 (32.43%) Workflow
3 12 (32.43%) Validation
3 12 (32.43%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (24.32%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.81%) Information Security
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.11%) Use Case
10 2 (5.41%) ITIL
10 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.51%) C
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) DV Cleared
3 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 12 (32.43%) CISSP
3 12 (32.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (24.32%) CCNP
6 6 (16.22%) CCNA
6 6 (16.22%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) CEH
7 5 (13.51%) MCSE
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (10.81%) CCIE
8 4 (10.81%) CCSP
9 3 (8.11%) CISM
9 3 (8.11%) OSCP
10 2 (5.41%) GWAPT
11 1 (2.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) Snort
2 3 (8.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (91.89%) Nessus
2 19 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (18.92%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (8.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) HP
2 16 (43.24%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.70%) IronPort
6 1 (2.70%) Qualys
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk
6 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
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