The first table below looks at the demand for Metasploit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 562 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.032% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6179 4939 5430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.43% 11.48% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4028 3196 3246
Average daily rate £375 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 126 187
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.51% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Metasploit across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West - 1 £500 -
London - - - - 3
South East - - - - 1
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Metasploit also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Metasploit.

1 6 (100.00%) Nessus
2 5 (83.33%) Nmap
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
5 2 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (33.33%) Snort
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) CISSP
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Metasploit also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Metasploit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Nmap
2 2 (33.33%) Snort
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (16.67%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Qualys
1 1 (16.67%) Rapid7