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 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 168 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs citing GIAC 4 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.68% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Median daily rate £541 £313 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.12% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £250 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £513 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £513
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -18.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GIAC
London

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
560 739 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.38% 16.03% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 551 645
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) GCIH
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (20.00%) EnCase
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) FCoE
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) MGCP
2 1 (20.00%) MRTG
2 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) E-Discovery
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) GCIH
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CCSA
4 1 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CNA
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) ECIH
4 1 (20.00%) GCIA
4 1 (20.00%) GSEC
4 1 (20.00%) ISACA
4 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Novell Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) EnCase
1 1 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (20.00%) Sun