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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 192 171 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - -
Contract jobs citing OSCP 2 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.045% 0.058% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £613 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 - -
75th Percentile £638 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median daily rate £650 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 730 430 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.29% 12.38% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 293 281
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
25th Percentile £475 £415 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +2.44%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £588
90th Percentile £748 £713 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.30 £16.78
25th Percentile £30.25 £21.25 £21.88
Median hourly rate £50.50 £27.50 £36.50
Median % change year-on-year +83.64% -24.66% +59.18%
75th Percentile £55.50 £33.00 £40.94
90th Percentile £78.75 £35.60 £46.53
Central London median hourly rate £50.50 £22.50 £33.68
% change year-on-year +124.44% -33.18% +46.86%

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OSCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OSCP in the City of London

OSCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OSCP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for OSCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing OSCP 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 City of London region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Application Security
2 1 (50.00%) AOP
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth
2 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) AOP
2 1 (50.00%) Application Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory