The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 613 623 591
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing GCIA 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.073% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Median daily rate £600 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £473 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £578 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10612 9546 9548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.52% 18.76% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6713 5629 5636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 481 445
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +22.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCIA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GCIA Daily Rate Trend in England

GCIA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCIA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

GCIA Daily Rate Histogram in England

GCIA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 11 £600 - 3
London -2 4 £625 +19.09% 6
South West - 1 - - 2
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCIA 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 England region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 40 (80.00%) GCIH
2 39 (78.00%) CISSP
3 36 (72.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 29 (58.00%) Information Security
5 24 (48.00%) SIEM
6 22 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
6 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
7 21 (42.00%) Security Operations
8 18 (36.00%) CEH
9 16 (32.00%) Windows
10 15 (30.00%) GIAC
10 15 (30.00%) Incident Management
10 15 (30.00%) ArcSight
10 15 (30.00%) Analytics
10 15 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (28.00%) NetWitness
11 14 (28.00%) RSA Security Analytics
11 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (28.00%) PCI DSS
12 13 (26.00%) GSEC
12 13 (26.00%) CISM
13 12 (24.00%) HTTP
14 11 (22.00%) Unix
14 11 (22.00%) Firewall
14 11 (22.00%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (22.00%) Splunk
15 10 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (20.00%) Linux
15 10 (20.00%) Nessus
15 10 (20.00%) Degree

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Project
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 36 (72.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (24.00%) HTTP
4 11 (22.00%) Firewall
5 8 (16.00%) Network Security
6 4 (8.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) Internet
7 3 (6.00%) SSL
8 2 (4.00%) SSH
8 2 (4.00%) WAN
9 1 (2.00%) DNS
9 1 (2.00%) IPsec
9 1 (2.00%) LAN
9 1 (2.00%) LDAP
9 1 (2.00%) SMTP
9 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.00%) Wireless
9 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (78.00%) Analyst
2 25 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 13 (26.00%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) ArcSight Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Incident Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Splunk Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Consultant
8 4 (8.00%) Information Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Malware Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
9 3 (6.00%) Security Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Forensic Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Operational Security Manager
10 2 (4.00%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (22.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (10.00%) iPad
6 4 (8.00%) SCADA
7 3 (6.00%) Equities
7 3 (6.00%) Fixed Income
7 3 (6.00%) PKI
8 2 (4.00%) CESG
8 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (4.00%) Smart Meter
9 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
9 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Unix
3 10 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Information Security
2 24 (48.00%) SIEM
3 22 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (42.00%) Security Operations
5 15 (30.00%) Analytics
5 15 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (18.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.00%) Information Management
7 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (14.00%) ITIL
8 7 (14.00%) Security Architecture
9 6 (12.00%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
11 4 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C#
1 7 (14.00%) Python
2 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) VB
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (80.00%) GCIH
2 39 (78.00%) CISSP
3 18 (36.00%) CEH
4 15 (30.00%) GIAC
5 13 (26.00%) CISM
5 13 (26.00%) GSEC
6 10 (20.00%) Degree
7 8 (16.00%) SANS
7 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.00%) CREST Certified
9 4 (8.00%) ISSAP
10 3 (6.00%) CNA
10 3 (6.00%) GCED
10 3 (6.00%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (6.00%) Novell Certification
11 2 (4.00%) GCFE
11 2 (4.00%) GREM
12 1 (2.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (2.00%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (8.00%) RMADS
5 3 (6.00%) COBIT
6 2 (4.00%) COSO
6 2 (4.00%) ISO22301
6 2 (4.00%) SAS 70
7 1 (2.00%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (2.00%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (20.00%) Nessus
3 9 (18.00%) Nmap
3 9 (18.00%) QRadar
4 5 (10.00%) RSA Archer
5 4 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (6.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) ArcSight
2 14 (28.00%) NetWitness
3 11 (22.00%) Splunk
4 8 (16.00%) Qualys
5 6 (12.00%) Intel Security
6 4 (8.00%) F5
7 3 (6.00%) FireEye
7 3 (6.00%) LogRhythm
7 3 (6.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.00%) Sun
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco
8 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.00%) BMC
9 1 (2.00%) BT
9 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Juniper
9 1 (2.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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