Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 189 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.022% 0.020% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £525 - -
England median daily rate £488 £519 £475
% change year-on-year -6.02% +9.21% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 -
England median hourly rate - £38.75 -

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 969 838 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.32% 17.13% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 527 410
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.90%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £263
90th Percentile £600 £568 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 16
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.75 £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.24% +26.15% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £17.71 £23.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.15 £45.63
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +2.35% +1.80% -1.76%

Metasploit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Metasploit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Metasploit in the West Midlands

Metasploit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Metasploit in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Metasploit in the West Midlands

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 19 June 2019. 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
Warwickshire - 1 £525 -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Metasploit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Metasploit.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE

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 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 802.11
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) SCADA
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) OSINT
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Lua
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) OSCE
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap