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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 406 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.064% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£241 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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
3111 3126 2747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.97% 13.22% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2180 2310 2049
Average daily rate £425 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.20 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £127.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Nmap
2 4 (80.00%) Use Case
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) WebInspect
2 4 (80.00%) Nessus
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 4 (80.00%) OSCP
2 4 (80.00%) TestDirector
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Security Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
2 4 (80.00%) OSCP
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Nmap
1 4 (80.00%) WebInspect
1 4 (80.00%) Nessus
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (80.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade