Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Nmap skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Nmap over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Mapper (Nmap)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 833 834
Rank change year-on-year +36 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing Nmap 45 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.032% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 18
England median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +30.91%
10th Percentile £348 £375 £418
90th Percentile £575 £525 £510
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
England median hourly rate £13.95 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.14% - -
UK median hourly rate £13.95 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -60.14% - -

Nmap is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10550 10807 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.32% 11.10% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 6961 5594
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £239
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 244 308
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.84 £12.83 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

Nmap
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Nmap as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Nmap in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Nmap in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Nmap in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Nmap in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Nmap in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Nmap in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Nmap within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 14 £550 +27.54%
North of England +51 13 £425 +0.59% 1
North West +24 8 £425 -5.56% 1
South East +12 8 £328 -18.13%
Yorkshire +15 5 £495 +21.47%
Midlands - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - -
South West +6 1 - -
Nmap
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Nmap.

1 34 (75.56%) Nessus
2 29 (64.44%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 28 (62.22%) Windows
4 20 (44.44%) VPN
4 20 (44.44%) Metasploit
5 17 (37.78%) Information Security
6 16 (35.56%) CISSP
7 15 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (33.33%) QRadar
8 14 (31.11%) Unix
9 13 (28.89%) LAN
9 13 (28.89%) WAN
9 13 (28.89%) HTTP
9 13 (28.89%) SIEM
9 13 (28.89%) Network Security
10 12 (26.67%) VoIP
11 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 11 (24.44%) Qualys
12 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (22.22%) Splunk
12 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
13 9 (20.00%) SANS
13 9 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
13 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (20.00%) CEH
13 9 (20.00%) Intel
14 8 (17.78%) Citrix

Nmap
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (8.89%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) Firewall
2 20 (44.44%) VPN
3 13 (28.89%) HTTP
3 13 (28.89%) LAN
3 13 (28.89%) Network Security
3 13 (28.89%) WAN
4 12 (26.67%) VoIP
5 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (11.11%) FTP
7 5 (11.11%) Internet
7 5 (11.11%) LDAP
8 4 (8.89%) DNS
8 4 (8.89%) GSM
8 4 (8.89%) Kerberos
8 4 (8.89%) MPLS
8 4 (8.89%) PBX
8 4 (8.89%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (8.89%) SSL
8 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Metasploit
2 7 (15.56%) Burp Suite
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Network Support
5 3 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) ICT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Officer
7 1 (2.22%) ICT Officer
7 1 (2.22%) ICT Support Officer
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.22%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (8.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) CMDB
1 8 (17.78%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (13.33%) PKI
3 5 (11.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 5 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.89%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.44%) CESG
6 2 (4.44%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Linux
2 28 (62.22%) Windows
3 14 (31.11%) Unix
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (4.44%) Kali Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Information Security
2 15 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (28.89%) SIEM
4 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) Case Management
6 8 (17.78%) Data Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
6 8 (17.78%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Information Management
8 6 (13.33%) Security Operations
9 5 (11.11%) Anomaly Detection
9 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Server Patching
9 5 (11.11%) Threat Detection
9 5 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) CISSP
2 9 (20.00%) CEH
2 9 (20.00%) SANS
3 7 (15.56%) SSCP
4 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) CISM
6 3 (6.67%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) OSCP
7 2 (4.44%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.44%) CLAS
7 2 (4.44%) CREST Certified
7 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (4.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) RMADS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) iptables
1 4 (8.89%) Postfix
1 4 (8.89%) Samba
1 4 (8.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (75.56%) Nessus
2 15 (33.33%) QRadar
3 8 (17.78%) Nexpose
3 8 (17.78%) OpenVAS
3 8 (17.78%) Puppet
3 8 (17.78%) WSUS
4 7 (15.56%) CSIRT
5 5 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (2.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Qualys
2 10 (22.22%) Splunk
3 9 (20.00%) Intel
4 8 (17.78%) Apple
4 8 (17.78%) ArcSight
4 8 (17.78%) Citrix
4 8 (17.78%) McAfee
5 7 (15.56%) AlienVault
5 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
5 7 (15.56%) Snow
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco
7 4 (8.89%) NEC
8 2 (4.44%) NetWitness
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec