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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 638 628 600
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Contract jobs citing Nmap 13 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 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 £404 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +33.33%
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
6074 4886 4499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.25% 8.56% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4009 3014 2626
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 142 134
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.75 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +10.25%

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 8 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 28 July 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 -20 13 £418 -7.22% 23
Yorkshire - 9 £408 -
Sheffield - 9 £408 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £408 -
South East +12 3 £438 +6.06% 9
Berkshire - 3 £438 - 1
London +5 1 - - 10
Reading - 1 - -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (89.66%) Nessus
2 17 (58.62%) Metasploit
3 15 (51.72%) Information Security
3 15 (51.72%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) HTTP
4 12 (41.38%) SIEM
5 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (37.93%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) Windows
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (24.14%) Anomaly Detection
8 7 (24.14%) Use Case
8 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.69%) Information Management
9 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
9 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
10 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (17.24%) LogRhythm
10 5 (17.24%) Mimecast
10 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) LAN
10 5 (17.24%) WAN
10 5 (17.24%) Forcepoint

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 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) HTTP
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.45%) IPsec
7 1 (3.45%) S/MIME
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) SSH
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Metasploit
2 2 (6.90%) AppScan
2 2 (6.90%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.45%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Security Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Consultant
2 9 (31.03%) Security Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) IT Security Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) ArcSight Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
1 1 (3.45%) Node.js
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Android
5 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.90%) Kali Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Information Security
2 12 (41.38%) SIEM
3 11 (37.93%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (24.14%) Anomaly Detection
5 7 (24.14%) Use Case
6 6 (20.69%) Information Management
7 5 (17.24%) Attack Monitoring
7 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Security Operations
9 3 (10.34%) Open Source
9 3 (10.34%) OWASP
9 3 (10.34%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Security Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Threat Management
10 2 (6.90%) OSSTMM
10 2 (6.90%) SDLC
10 2 (6.90%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) CEH
2 2 (6.90%) CREST Certified
2 2 (6.90%) GCED
2 2 (6.90%) GCIA
2 2 (6.90%) GCIH
2 2 (6.90%) GIAC
2 2 (6.90%) GSEC
3 1 (3.45%) CISA
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ECSA
3 1 (3.45%) GCFA
3 1 (3.45%) OSCP
3 1 (3.45%) SANS
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) FISMA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
1 4 (13.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (89.66%) Nessus
2 7 (24.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (17.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (13.79%) QRadar
5 3 (10.34%) Nexpose
6 2 (6.90%) WebInspect
7 1 (3.45%) EnCase
7 1 (3.45%) FTK
7 1 (3.45%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
1 5 (17.24%) Forcepoint
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) LogRhythm
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
1 5 (17.24%) Tripwire
2 4 (13.79%) ArcSight
2 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) Qualys
2 4 (13.79%) Splunk
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Rapid7
4 1 (3.45%) AlienVault
4 1 (3.45%) Intel