The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank - - 202
Contract jobs citing GCIH 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
816 1155 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.03% 18.35% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 814 645
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 35
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCIH
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIH across the City of London region.

GCIH Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) EnCE
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) EnCE
2 1 (33.33%) GCIA
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP