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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Mapper (Nmap)
Rank 633 624 591
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -33
Contract jobs citing Nmap 15 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.006% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.068% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 11
Median daily rate £450 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £221 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
5639 4399 4138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.49% 8.11% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3591 2739 2442
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 179 143
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.19 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -15.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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 26 May 2016.

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 10 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 26 May 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 +2 14 £450 +63.63% 8
London -4 6 £500 +107.25% 3
South East -5 4 £438 +9.37% 4
Sheffield - 4 £384 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £384 -
Yorkshire - 4 £384 -
Berkshire - 3 £438 - 1
Oxfordshire +10 1 - - 2
Reading - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -

Nmap
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 50 (94.34%) Nessus
2 29 (54.72%) Metasploit
3 28 (52.83%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (52.83%) Information Security
4 25 (47.17%) HTTP
5 21 (39.62%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (37.74%) QRadar
6 20 (37.74%) Windows
6 20 (37.74%) Information Management
7 19 (35.85%) ArcSight
8 18 (33.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 18 (33.96%) Linux
9 17 (32.08%) GCIA
9 17 (32.08%) Firewall
9 17 (32.08%) Splunk
10 15 (28.30%) Network Security
10 15 (28.30%) GSEC
11 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
12 11 (20.75%) SIEM
13 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (18.87%) Unix
14 9 (16.98%) Qualys
15 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
15 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
16 7 (13.21%) Wireshark
16 7 (13.21%) Finance
17 6 (11.32%) GCIH
17 6 (11.32%) CISSP
17 6 (11.32%) Regular Expression

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 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) HTTP
2 18 (33.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (32.08%) Firewall
4 15 (28.30%) Network Security
5 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.21%) Wireshark
7 5 (9.43%) LAN
7 5 (9.43%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) WAN
8 2 (3.77%) Internet
9 1 (1.89%) DNS
9 1 (1.89%) IPsec
9 1 (1.89%) S/MIME
9 1 (1.89%) SAN
9 1 (1.89%) SSH
9 1 (1.89%) SSL
9 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.89%) AppScan
2 1 (1.89%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Analyst
2 25 (47.17%) Security Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (20.75%) ArcSight Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Security Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Splunk Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Security Manager
10 2 (3.77%) SOC Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Solutions Consultant
11 1 (1.89%) Information Security Consultant
11 1 (1.89%) IT Security Analyst
11 1 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.77%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (52.83%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (39.62%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (9.43%) PKI
3 5 (9.43%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (7.55%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Unix
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Android
6 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Information Security
2 20 (37.74%) Information Management
3 11 (20.75%) SIEM
4 10 (18.87%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (11.32%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Security Operations
6 5 (9.43%) Attack Monitoring
6 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (9.43%) OWASP
6 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.55%) SDLC
7 4 (7.55%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Validation
8 2 (3.77%) Open Source
8 2 (3.77%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) C
2 2 (3.77%) C++
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) GCIA
2 15 (28.30%) GSEC
3 6 (11.32%) CEH
3 6 (11.32%) CISSP
3 6 (11.32%) GCIH
4 5 (9.43%) CREST Certified
4 5 (9.43%) GCED
5 4 (7.55%) GIAC
6 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.77%) GCFW
6 2 (3.77%) GCUX
6 2 (3.77%) GCWN
6 2 (3.77%) OSCP
6 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) CISA
7 1 (1.89%) CISM
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) GCFA
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) FISMA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.55%) vSphere
1 4 (7.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 50 (94.34%) Nessus
2 20 (37.74%) QRadar
3 5 (9.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (7.55%) OpenVAS
5 3 (5.66%) Nexpose
6 2 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.89%) EnCase
7 1 (1.89%) FTK
7 1 (1.89%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) ArcSight
2 17 (32.08%) Splunk
3 9 (16.98%) Qualys
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 5 (9.43%) Forcepoint
4 5 (9.43%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) LogRhythm
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Tripwire
5 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.55%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) VMware
6 3 (5.66%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.89%) AlienVault