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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 199 194 220
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing GIAC 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.070% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£250 £463 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% -31.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £60.00
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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
783 949 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.78% 16.58% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 672 730
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 61
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.10 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.21% -20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.50 £52.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) PMP
2 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) PMI
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Economics
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (16.67%) GCWN
4 1 (16.67%) GCUX
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (16.67%) Snort
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PMI
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Economics
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) PMP
2 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) GCWN
3 1 (16.67%) GCUX
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 1 (16.67%) LogLogic
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