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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 605 553 546
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -7
Contract jobs citing Nmap 4 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.053% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.092% 0.69% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 6
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£275 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £269 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+29.77% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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
4369 4225 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.74% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2443 1940
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 160 164
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.63 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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
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 5 May 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 8 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 5 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -50 3 £241 -27.98% 3
London +14 2 £241 -44.85%
Gosport +15 1 - -
Hampshire -25 1 - -
South East -40 1 - - 2
Nairn - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -
Moray - 1 £425 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 16 (84.21%) Nessus
2 14 (73.68%) HP
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
5 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
5 10 (52.63%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
6 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
6 9 (47.37%) CORE IMPACT
7 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
7 8 (42.11%) Oracle
8 7 (36.84%) .NET
8 7 (36.84%) HTML
8 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (31.58%) Firewall
9 6 (31.58%) AIX
9 6 (31.58%) Network Security
10 5 (26.32%) Metasploit
10 5 (26.32%) WebInspect
10 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (26.32%) Use Case
10 5 (26.32%) OSCP
10 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
10 5 (26.32%) C
10 5 (26.32%) CEH

Nmap
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) Network Security
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
3 4 (21.05%) SSL
3 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.79%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.53%) DMZ
5 2 (10.53%) Internet
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) IPsec
6 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) TestDirector
1 5 (26.32%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Security Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) JSP
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) AIX
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 2000
7 4 (21.05%) Windows NT
7 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
2 9 (47.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Use Case
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Workflow
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 5 (26.32%) C
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB
4 3 (15.79%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) CEH
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
3 5 (26.32%) OSCP
4 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
5 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) CCNP
6 2 (10.53%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Nessus
2 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (47.37%) CORE IMPACT
4 5 (26.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) LANDesk
5 1 (5.26%) IronPort
5 1 (5.26%) Qualys
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) VMware