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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Metasploit
Rank 431 421 422
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.054% 0.083% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
3704 3609 3330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 14.84% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2667 2573 2393
Average daily rate £440 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £190.00 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Tandem
3 2 (50.00%) Nessus
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Nmap
3 2 (50.00%) WebInspect
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) OSCP
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Tandem
1 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (50.00%) Nessus
2 2 (50.00%) Nmap
2 2 (50.00%) WebInspect
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) HP