The table below looks at the statistics for GSEC 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 GSEC over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GSEC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GSEC
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
24 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 27.59% 22.00% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £315 £500 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +173.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £435 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%