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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 594 601
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Contract jobs citing Nmap 3 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.040% 0.008%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.072% 0.43% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 3
Median daily rate £350 £455 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% +65.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £397 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £503 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £453 £450
% change year-on-year -22.65% +0.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Nmap is in the systems management skills category. The next 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.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4145 4606 4157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.96% 9.32% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2795 2950 2485
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 169
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.89 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Nmap as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
North West - 2 £500 -
East of England 0 1 £275 -47.61%
Nmap
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (72.00%) CISSP
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
1 18 (72.00%) Nessus
2 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) SANS
3 12 (48.00%) Splunk
3 12 (48.00%) Elastic Stack
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Qualys
4 11 (44.00%) LAN
4 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 11 (44.00%) Unix
4 11 (44.00%) Security Monitoring
5 10 (40.00%) Case Management
5 10 (40.00%) VPN
5 10 (40.00%) VoIP
5 10 (40.00%) Intel Security
5 10 (40.00%) Intel
5 10 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (40.00%) Nexpose
5 10 (40.00%) NetWitness
5 10 (40.00%) QRadar
5 10 (40.00%) Patch Management
5 10 (40.00%) ArcSight
5 10 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (40.00%) Data Analytics
5 10 (40.00%) Analytics

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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 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (44.00%) LAN
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
4 10 (40.00%) VoIP
4 10 (40.00%) VPN
5 6 (24.00%) Wireshark
6 4 (16.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) SSH
7 2 (8.00%) SSL
8 1 (4.00%) DNS
8 1 (4.00%) HTTP
8 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (4.00%) ArcSight Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) ArcSight Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) CISSP Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.00%) Sensu
3 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) CESG
2 2 (8.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Security Monitoring
2 10 (40.00%) Analytics
2 10 (40.00%) Case Management
2 10 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 10 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 10 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (28.00%) Information Security
4 7 (28.00%) OWASP
5 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Network Packet Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Network Packet Capture
6 5 (20.00%) SIEM
7 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (12.00%) Release Management
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CISSP
2 13 (52.00%) SANS
2 13 (52.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (32.00%) SSCP
4 3 (12.00%) CEH
4 3 (12.00%) CISM
5 2 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (8.00%) CLAS
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.00%) RMADS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) OpenSSH
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Nessus
2 10 (40.00%) Nexpose
2 10 (40.00%) QRadar
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Graphite
3 2 (8.00%) Kibana
3 2 (8.00%) logstash
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Qualys
1 12 (48.00%) Splunk
2 10 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 10 (40.00%) Intel
2 10 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 10 (40.00%) NetWitness
3 9 (36.00%) Apple
4 8 (32.00%) Snow
5 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (4.00%) AlienVault
6 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.00%) Mercator
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