The table below looks at the statistics for GSEC 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 GSEC over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank - 160 200
Contract jobs citing GSEC 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.087% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.57% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £525 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £563 £475
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GSEC
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
475 525 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.84% 15.17% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 392 660
Median daily rate £450 £444 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Median hourly rate £18.10 £19.10 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.23% +46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £17.50 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.10 £17.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

GSEC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing GSEC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

GSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GSEC
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 GSEC across the City of London region.

GSEC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GSEC 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 GSEC.

1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (83.33%) Data Privacy
2 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 5 (83.33%) IT Audit
2 5 (83.33%) Fortinet
2 5 (83.33%) COBIT
2 5 (83.33%) ISMS
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC

GSEC
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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Data Privacy
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) ISMS
2 5 (83.33%) IT Audit
2 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (83.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Fortinet