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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 181 215 199
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -16
Contract jobs citing GIAC 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.085% 0.10%
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 £450 £220
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +105.01%
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
822 1181 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.10% 18.32% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 824 640
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 £213 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 36
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £42.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.52 £39.80 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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 20 April 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 8 (88.89%) CISSP
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) CISA
3 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) PMP
4 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Economics
5 3 (33.33%) PMI
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) CISM
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Economics
2 3 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) CISA
3 4 (44.44%) PMP
3 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) APMP
5 1 (11.11%) CRISC
5 1 (11.11%) GPEN
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) GCIA
5 1 (11.11%) GSEC
5 1 (11.11%) GCIH
5 1 (11.11%) GCWN
5 1 (11.11%) GCUX
5 1 (11.11%) CEH
5 1 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Sun