Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Metasploit 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £600 £513 £425
% change year-on-year +17.07% +20.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 913 680 904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.06% 15.71% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 451 497
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £273 £287
90th Percentile £538 £575 £510
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.89 £32.75 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.44% -0.76% -
10th Percentile £15.34 £28.75 £17.28
90th Percentile £18.75 £38.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.38 £42.45
% change year-on-year +2.72% -2.53% +13.20%

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
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 21 August 2018. 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Metasploit
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) NEC
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

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%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) NEC