The table below looks at the statistics for Metasploit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Metasploit over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Metasploit
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
173 141 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.27% 11.56% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 89 71
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £276 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -26.92%
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Metasploit across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Metasploit Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Metasploit
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) IronPort
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Metasploit
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (66.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (100.00%) IronPort