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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
UK / England
Rank 557 555 571
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 11 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.076% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.50% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 3
Median daily rate £450 £455 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +102.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 -
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -
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
6843 6954 6177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.47% 15.18% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4572 4683 4271
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 181 108
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.23 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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 24 January 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 - 7 £450 - 3
South East +13 2 £409 -0.78% 3
London -12 2 £475 +4.39% 2
Metasploit
UK

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 17 (70.83%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Nmap
3 11 (45.83%) Nessus
3 11 (45.83%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 10 (41.67%) CISSP
4 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (37.50%) CEH
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) SANS
7 7 (29.17%) SIEM
7 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
8 6 (25.00%) Python
8 6 (25.00%) Perl
8 6 (25.00%) SMTP
8 6 (25.00%) FTP
8 6 (25.00%) VPN
8 6 (25.00%) DNS
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
8 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (25.00%) Puppet
8 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (25.00%) CentOS
8 6 (25.00%) OWASP
9 5 (20.83%) 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 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) FTP
2 6 (25.00%) SMTP
2 6 (25.00%) VPN
2 6 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
5 1 (4.17%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Penetration Tester
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) CESG
3 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (25.00%) CentOS
3 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (16.67%) Kali Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (29.17%) SIEM
5 6 (25.00%) OWASP
6 5 (20.83%) Network Packet Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Network Packet Capture
7 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security
8 3 (12.50%) Release Management
8 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Social Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Use Case
9 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
10 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Perl
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) CISSP
4 9 (37.50%) CEH
5 8 (33.33%) SANS
6 4 (16.67%) CREST Certified
6 4 (16.67%) OSCP
7 3 (12.50%) AWS Certification
7 3 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
7 3 (12.50%) RHCT
8 1 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (4.17%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO27005
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) NFS
2 1 (4.17%) Samba
2 1 (4.17%) Snort
2 1 (4.17%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Nessus
1 11 (45.83%) Nmap
2 6 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) OpenVAS
4 1 (4.17%) OSSEC
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Acunetix
3 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.17%) Qualys
3 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
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