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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 406 423 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.004% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.084% 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
3583 3302 2967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.76% 13.10% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2554 2374 2032
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £23.59 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.35 £59.00 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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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 - - - - 1
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Mocha
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) UAG
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Mocha
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec