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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rapid7 Metasploit
England / London
Rank 407 402 414
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 2 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.086% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.56% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £475 £455 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +102.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £513
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3442 3203 3176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 15.25% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2393 2456
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £582 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hounslow - 1 - -
Metasploit
England

Metasploit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Nessus
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CEH
3 3 (60.00%) Nmap
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) CESG
5 1 (20.00%) Samba
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Squid
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (20.00%) Snort
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) NFS
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CEH
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO27005
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
1 1 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Nmap
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) OpenVAS
3 1 (20.00%) OSSEC
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire