The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 391 394 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.014% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3109 2882 2626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.81% 13.18% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2091 1912
Average daily rate £425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £41.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Metasploit across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in London

Metasploit
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Metasploit Daily Rate Trend in London

Metasploit
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Metasploit across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Metasploit Daily Rate Histogram in London

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) Nessus
1 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Nmap
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) WebInspect
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (33.33%) Mocha
3 2 (33.33%) UAG
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (33.33%) Mocha
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) TestLink
1 2 (33.33%) Geb
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Nmap
1 2 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (33.33%) WebInspect
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 2 (33.33%) F5
1 2 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade