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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 629 626 609
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Nmap 18 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.012% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.15% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Median daily rate £423 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +38.46%
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
6060 4751 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.30% 8.47% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 2925 2545
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 159 128
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.93 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +10.52%

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 9 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 30 June 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 +21 17 £423 -6.11% 10
Yorkshire - 9 £408 -
Sheffield - 9 £408 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £408 -
London +16 4 £500 - 5
South East +11 4 £438 +9.37% 4
Berkshire - 3 £438 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 - - 3
Reading - 1 - -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 33 (89.19%) Nessus
2 21 (56.76%) Metasploit
3 20 (54.05%) Information Security
4 16 (43.24%) Firewall
4 16 (43.24%) HTTP
5 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (32.43%) SIEM
7 12 (32.43%) Linux
8 11 (29.73%) Windows
9 10 (27.03%) Information Management
10 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
11 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
11 8 (21.62%) Finance
11 8 (21.62%) QRadar
12 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
12 7 (18.92%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (18.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (18.92%) Anomaly Detection
12 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (18.92%) Wireshark
12 7 (18.92%) Use Case
12 7 (18.92%) Qualys
12 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
13 6 (16.22%) Network Security
13 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Splunk
13 6 (16.22%) GCIA
13 6 (16.22%) GSEC

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 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) Firewall
1 16 (43.24%) HTTP
2 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (18.92%) Wireshark
4 6 (16.22%) Network Security
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) IPsec
7 1 (2.70%) S/MIME
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) SSH
7 1 (2.70%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.41%) AppScan
2 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.70%) Burp Suite
3 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Security Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Security Consultant
3 10 (27.03%) Security Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) ArcSight Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) IT Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) IT Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Splunk Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Principal Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (10.81%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (10.81%) Solaris
4 4 (10.81%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) Kali Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (32.43%) SIEM
4 10 (27.03%) Information Management
5 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (18.92%) Anomaly Detection
6 7 (18.92%) Use Case
7 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Attack Monitoring
8 5 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (13.51%) OWASP
8 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
10 3 (8.11%) Open Source
10 3 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (8.11%) SDLC
10 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Threat Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C++
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) GCIA
1 6 (16.22%) GSEC
2 4 (10.81%) CEH
2 4 (10.81%) CISSP
2 4 (10.81%) CREST Certified
2 4 (10.81%) GIAC
3 3 (8.11%) OSCP
4 2 (5.41%) GCED
4 2 (5.41%) GCIH
5 1 (2.70%) CISA
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ECSA
5 1 (2.70%) GCFA
5 1 (2.70%) SANS
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
3 1 (2.70%) FISMA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.81%) vSphere
1 4 (10.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (89.19%) Nessus
2 8 (21.62%) QRadar
3 7 (18.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (13.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (8.11%) Nexpose
5 3 (8.11%) OpenVAS
6 2 (5.41%) WebInspect
7 1 (2.70%) EnCase
7 1 (2.70%) FTK
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
2 7 (18.92%) Qualys
3 6 (16.22%) Splunk
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Forcepoint
4 5 (13.51%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) LogRhythm
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Tripwire
5 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) Rapid7
7 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
7 1 (2.70%) Intel