The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Metasploit
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
568 698 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.48% 12.67% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 529 642
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £289 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Metasploit
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Metasploit across the City of London region.

Metasploit Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Metasploit
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Metasploit 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 City of London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap