The table below looks at the statistics for OSCP in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSCP over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
Rank 96 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSCP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% - 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+91.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OSCP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
262 274 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.36% 18.05% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 117 73
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

OSCP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing OSCP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

OSCP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OSCP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSCP 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 Manchester region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Tigerscheme
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Scheme
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified

OSCP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Scheme
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Tigerscheme