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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 546 530 512
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing GCIA 11 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
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£425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9340 8325 7316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.11% 18.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 4589 3894
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 375 511
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 5 £475 - 8
South East - 2 £550 - 4
South West - 2 £388 - 1
East of England - - - -
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCIA 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 GCIA.

1 32 (86.49%) CISSP
2 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) TCP/IP
3 28 (75.68%) Firewall
3 28 (75.68%) GIAC
4 18 (48.65%) UNIX
5 17 (45.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (45.95%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (40.54%) Linux
6 15 (40.54%) Information Security
7 14 (37.84%) SQL
7 14 (37.84%) Network Security
8 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
9 12 (32.43%) SIEM
9 12 (32.43%) GCIH
10 11 (29.73%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
11 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
12 9 (24.32%) Degree
12 9 (24.32%) CNA
12 9 (24.32%) Novell Certification
13 8 (21.62%) Cisco
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
13 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
14 7 (18.92%) Network Design
14 7 (18.92%) ArcSight
14 7 (18.92%) Juniper
14 7 (18.92%) Internet
15 6 (16.22%) TACACS
15 6 (16.22%) Legal

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCIA 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 GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) TCP/IP
2 28 (75.68%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (37.84%) Network Security
5 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 6 (16.22%) TACACS
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) SSL
7 2 (5.41%) FTP
8 1 (2.70%) SSH
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) IPsec
8 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.70%) HTTP
8 1 (2.70%) OSPF
8 1 (2.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Games
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 18 (48.65%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Information Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) IT Security Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Online Games
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Equities
4 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) UNIX
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (40.54%) Information Security
3 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
4 12 (32.43%) SIEM
5 7 (18.92%) Network Design
6 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (13.51%) Investment Management
7 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security
8 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 3 (8.11%) Information Assurance
9 3 (8.11%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL
9 3 (8.11%) Analytics
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.41%) Data Management
10 2 (5.41%) Computer Security
11 1 (2.70%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (86.49%) CISSP
2 28 (75.68%) GIAC
3 12 (32.43%) GCIH
4 11 (29.73%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
5 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (24.32%) Degree
6 9 (24.32%) CNA
6 9 (24.32%) Novell Certification
7 6 (16.22%) CEH
8 2 (5.41%) CISM
9 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) GCED
9 1 (2.70%) MCSE
9 1 (2.70%) CCNA
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) COSO
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) ArcSight
2 7 (18.92%) Juniper
3 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
4 5 (13.51%) F5
4 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
4 5 (13.51%) Sun
5 4 (10.81%) Websense
6 2 (5.41%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
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