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 11 December 2016 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 156 - 204
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCIH 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% - 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £700 - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £380 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GCIH
London

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
475 528 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.02% 15.48% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 394 660
Median daily rate £450 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.10 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.10 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCIH 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Threat Detection
2 6 (85.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (85.71%) SANS
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) GCIA
2 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (85.71%) Equities
2 6 (85.71%) Fixed Income
2 6 (85.71%) Legal
2 6 (85.71%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) Financial Institution
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) CNA
2 6 (85.71%) Novell Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SQL

GCIH
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Financial Institution
2 6 (85.71%) Legal
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Equities
2 6 (85.71%) Fixed Income
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 6 (85.71%) Network Design
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 6 (85.71%) Threat Detection
2 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
2 6 (85.71%) CNA
2 6 (85.71%) GCIA
2 6 (85.71%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Novell Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SANS
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ECIH
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Sun