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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
UK / England
Rank 560 581 585
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 7 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.063% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.098% 0.43% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 3
Median daily rate £453 £455 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.54% +102.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £520 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £455 -
% change year-on-year
-0.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7120 7003 6379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.02% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4771 4682 4312
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 184 114
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.65 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.78 £54.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 22 February 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
South West - 6 £450 - 3
London +9 1 £475 +4.39%
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Nmap
3 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (43.48%) Nessus
4 10 (43.48%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) CISSP
5 9 (39.13%) CEH
6 8 (34.78%) SANS
7 7 (30.43%) SIEM
7 7 (30.43%) Wireshark
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
7 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) SMTP
8 6 (26.09%) FTP
8 6 (26.09%) Perl
8 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
8 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
8 6 (26.09%) CentOS
8 6 (26.09%) Puppet
8 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (21.74%) OWASP
9 5 (21.74%) Network Packet Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
1 7 (30.43%) Wireshark
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) FTP
2 6 (26.09%) SMTP
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Penetration Tester
1 8 (34.78%) Tester
2 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Security Penetration Tester
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) CESG
3 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) CentOS
3 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.04%) Kali Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (43.48%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (30.43%) SIEM
5 5 (21.74%) Network Packet Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Network Packet Capture
5 5 (21.74%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Anomaly Detection
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) Social Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Use Case
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Perl
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
1 6 (26.09%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) CISSP
4 9 (39.13%) CEH
5 8 (34.78%) SANS
6 3 (13.04%) AWS Certification
6 3 (13.04%) CHECK Team Leader
6 3 (13.04%) CREST Certified
6 3 (13.04%) OSCP
6 3 (13.04%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO27005
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Samba
2 1 (4.35%) Snort
2 1 (4.35%) Squid
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Nmap
2 10 (43.48%) Nessus
3 6 (26.09%) Puppet
4 3 (13.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (4.35%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) OpenVAS
5 1 (4.35%) OSSEC
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.35%) Qualys
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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