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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 190 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing GIAC 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.017% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.090% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£600 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £448 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +43.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - -
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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
784 1105 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.45% 18.48% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 808 623
Average daily rate £426 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 53
Average hourly rate £20.88 £22.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £16.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £26.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 7 (87.50%) CISSP
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) PMP
4 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (37.50%) Security Management
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Economics
5 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
5 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (37.50%) PMI
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SailPoint
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Economics
2 3 (37.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (37.50%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) People Management
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) CISA
3 4 (50.00%) PMP
3 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) CRISC
5 1 (12.50%) GCIA
5 1 (12.50%) GCIH
5 1 (12.50%) GCWN
5 1 (12.50%) GCUX
5 1 (12.50%) APMP
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sun