The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 595 602 597
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Median daily rate £430 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £420 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £511 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Metasploit
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7734 7508 6782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.67% 15.00% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5202 5068 4752
Median daily rate £443 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 161 112
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.77 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £50.68 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in England

Metasploit
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Metasploit Daily Rate Trend in England

Metasploit
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 Metasploit within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
South East +15 6 £419 -1.52% 1
South West - 6 £453 - 2
London -7 4 £406 -20.34%
Yorkshire +14 3 - -
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Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 England region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 17 (60.71%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Nmap
3 15 (53.57%) Nessus
4 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
6 10 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (35.71%) CEH
6 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (35.71%) SIEM
7 9 (32.14%) CISSP
8 8 (28.57%) HTTP
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (28.57%) SANS
9 6 (21.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (21.43%) Anomaly Detection
9 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 6 (21.43%) CentOS
9 6 (21.43%) OWASP
9 6 (21.43%) Puppet
9 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (21.43%) Perl
9 6 (21.43%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) SMTP
9 6 (21.43%) FTP
9 6 (21.43%) VPN
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft

Metasploit
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) HTTP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) FTP
3 6 (21.43%) SMTP
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
5 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) AppScan
1 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (32.14%) Tester
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Tester
6 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) CESG
3 2 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) CentOS
3 6 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 5 (17.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (35.71%) SIEM
4 6 (21.43%) Anomaly Detection
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security
4 6 (21.43%) OWASP
4 6 (21.43%) Use Case
5 4 (14.29%) Network Packet Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Network Packet Capture
5 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Social Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Information Management
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) OSSTMM
7 2 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Perl
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) CEH
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) CISSP
4 8 (28.57%) SANS
5 5 (17.86%) OSCP
6 4 (14.29%) CREST Certified
7 3 (10.71%) AWS Certification
7 3 (10.71%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (10.71%) RHCT
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) ECSA
8 1 (3.57%) GIAC
8 1 (3.57%) OSCE
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Nmap
2 15 (53.57%) Nessus
3 6 (21.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (21.43%) Puppet
4 1 (3.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 6 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Acunetix
2 1 (3.57%) AlienVault
2 1 (3.57%) Intel
2 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.57%) Qualys
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
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