The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 440 429 446
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.026% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.024% 0.17% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £511 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Metasploit
England

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
4100 3626 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.91% 15.72% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2624 2678
Median daily rate £461 £445 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Metasploit
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Metasploit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (75.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (75.00%) AppScan
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Nmap
3 2 (50.00%) WebInspect
3 2 (50.00%) OSSTMM
3 2 (50.00%) OWASP
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) OSCP
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Veracode
4 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (25.00%) SANS
4 1 (25.00%) ECSA
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) AppScan
2 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Kali Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) OSSTMM
3 2 (50.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Presales
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (25.00%) ECSA
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nmap
1 2 (50.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Veracode