Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing OSCP 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.92% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

OSCP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 113 94 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.36% 15.02% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 94
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.06% -12.73%
10th Percentile £126 £276 £224
90th Percentile £571 £600 £555
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 26
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £10.30 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.89% -74.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.98 £10.30 £34.38
90th Percentile £23.93 £10.30 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £30.48 £21.50
% change year-on-year -40.94% +41.74% +19.44%

OSCP
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Luton - 2 - -
OSCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) GIAC
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Linux

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Kali Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared