The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIH 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
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCIH 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £650 £550
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GCIH
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 4 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 17.78% 4.04% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 35
Average daily rate £475 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £189 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIH across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

GCIH
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIH across the County Antrim region.

GCIH Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

GCIH
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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GCIH
Northern Ireland

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic