The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIAC 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.076% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-18.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GIAC
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
712 650 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.07% 25.15% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 307 184
Average daily rate £388 £395 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIAC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIAC across the Berkshire region.

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GIAC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £388 - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
GIAC
South East

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIAC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory