The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC 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 GIAC over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 190 215 218
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing GIAC 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.056% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.37% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£475 £675 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
917 1087 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 15.29% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 740 677
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 62 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.16 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GIAC
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 GIAC across the City of London region.

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GIAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIAC across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

GIAC Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PMI
5 1 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) CISM
5 1 (20.00%) Process Management
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) International Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) ISSMP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft