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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Rapid7 Metasploit
Rank 395 413 402
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.095% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate £455 £225 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.22% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £223 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £325 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3205 3165 2963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.10% 14.94% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2376 2398 2143
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £500 - 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (82.61%) Nessus
2 16 (69.57%) Nmap
3 12 (52.17%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (47.83%) HTTP
4 11 (47.83%) Information Security
5 9 (39.13%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (34.78%) Kali Linux
6 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (34.78%) GCIA
6 8 (34.78%) GSEC
7 7 (30.43%) Information Management
8 6 (26.09%) Splunk
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Unix
9 5 (21.74%) CISSP
9 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
9 5 (21.74%) Network Security
9 5 (21.74%) QRadar
9 5 (21.74%) Burp Suite
10 4 (17.39%) sqlmap
10 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
10 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
10 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (17.39%) Ettercap
10 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
10 4 (17.39%) OSCP
10 4 (17.39%) GCIH
10 4 (17.39%) CEH

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) HTTP
2 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Burp Suite
2 4 (17.39%) sqlmap
3 1 (4.35%) AppScan
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Tester
4 4 (17.39%) ArcSight Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Splunk Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Security Advisor
6 2 (8.70%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (8.70%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (39.13%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Kali Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (47.83%) Information Security
3 7 (30.43%) Information Management
4 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) GCIA
1 8 (34.78%) GSEC
2 5 (21.74%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) CEH
3 4 (17.39%) GCIH
3 4 (17.39%) OSCP
4 3 (13.04%) GCED
4 3 (13.04%) OSCE
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CREST Certified
5 2 (8.70%) GCFW
5 2 (8.70%) GCUX
5 2 (8.70%) GCWN
6 1 (4.35%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (4.35%) CISA
6 1 (4.35%) CISM
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) Nessus
2 16 (69.57%) Nmap
3 5 (21.74%) QRadar
4 4 (17.39%) Ettercap
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Splunk
2 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Veracode
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