Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Metasploit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Metasploit over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Rapid7 Metasploit
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 - 269
Rank change year-on-year - +269 -
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% - 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
City of London median daily rate £488 - £511
Central London median daily rate £488 - £511
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Metasploit is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1379 1208 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.46% 18.32% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 988 1106
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £309
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Metasploit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Metasploit in the City of London

Metasploit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Metasploit in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Metasploit in the City of London

Metasploit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Metasploit in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Metasploit in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) FireEye
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence

Metasploit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CSIRT
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) FireEye
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec