Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for OSCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 April 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.

Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 189 192
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 -
Contract jobs citing OSCP 21 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.069% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 0.34% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median daily rate - - £400
England median daily rate £575 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
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 the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 906 877 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.54% 20.27% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 480 477
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £175 £208 £213
90th Percentile £575 £557 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 108 107
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.86% +16.67% +57.89%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.83 £9.65
90th Percentile £42.00 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £23.44 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.88% +9.09% +37.50%

OSCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing OSCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for OSCP in the East of England

OSCP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSCP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Cambridgeshire - 20 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -8 4 - -
Essex - 4 - -
OSCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for OSCP.

1 20 (95.24%) GIAC
1 20 (95.24%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
3 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
6 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (14.29%) Due Diligence
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
8 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (4.76%) CEH
8 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) GISP
8 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) SLA
8 1 (4.76%) Linux

OSCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (57.14%) Firewall
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Technical Leader
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
3 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 12 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) Due Diligence
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
8 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) GIAC
2 1 (4.76%) CEH
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) GISP
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA