The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 184 204 194
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing GIAC 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £347
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
839 1059 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.34% 17.46% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 709 605
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 33
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £18.70 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 11 (73.33%) Information Security
3 9 (60.00%) CISA
4 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (46.67%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) GCIA
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (26.67%) Legal
6 4 (26.67%) CISM
6 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) PMP
6 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (20.00%) CRISC
7 3 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 3 (20.00%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Security Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Information Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Economics
2 3 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISSP
2 9 (60.00%) CISA
3 5 (33.33%) GCIA
4 4 (26.67%) CISM
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) PMP
4 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (20.00%) CRISC
6 1 (6.67%) GPEN
6 1 (6.67%) APMP
6 1 (6.67%) GSEC
6 1 (6.67%) GCIH
6 1 (6.67%) GCWN
6 1 (6.67%) GCUX
6 1 (6.67%) CEH
6 1 (6.67%) SSCP
6 1 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (6.67%) MCSE
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Sun