Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 11 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +178
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.081% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £495 £434 £463
% change year-on-year +14.19% -6.27% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -
England median hourly rate £13.95 - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 748 881 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.23% 14.80% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 485 234
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £172
90th Percentile £563 £506 £475
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £27.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.12% -15.60%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%

Metasploit
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Metasploit within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) NEC
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
1 4 (100.00%) Samba
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
1 4 (100.00%) Nmap
1 4 (100.00%) Squid
1 4 (100.00%) PKI

Metasploit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) GSM
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) PABX
1 4 (100.00%) PBX
1 4 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (25.00%) ICT Officer
3 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) iptables
1 4 (100.00%) Postfix
1 4 (100.00%) Samba
1 4 (100.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (100.00%) Nessus
1 4 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) NEC