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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 614 635 584
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -51
Contract jobs citing GCIA 15 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £445 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £335 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £809 £660 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -5.40%
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
10113 10263 9625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.44% 19.40% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6344 6225 5527
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 491 409
Median hourly rate £27.61 £23.75 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +19.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.06 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +18 10 £423 +27.54% 5
London +5 4 £900 +71.42% 2
South West +7 1 - - 2
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (92.50%) GCIH
2 32 (80.00%) CISSP
3 27 (67.50%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (60.00%) Information Security
5 22 (55.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (45.00%) GIAC
6 18 (45.00%) Security Operations
7 16 (40.00%) CEH
7 16 (40.00%) CISM
8 13 (32.50%) Windows
9 12 (30.00%) SIEM
9 12 (30.00%) Degree
10 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
10 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (27.50%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (25.00%) C#
11 10 (25.00%) Python
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (25.00%) Firewall
11 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 10 (25.00%) Network Security
12 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
12 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (22.50%) VB
12 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (22.50%) Security Operations Centre
13 8 (20.00%) NetWitness
13 8 (20.00%) SANS

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 8 (20.00%) MS Project
1 8 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (55.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) Firewall
3 10 (25.00%) Network Security
4 6 (15.00%) HTTP
5 5 (12.50%) VPN
6 3 (7.50%) SSH
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) DNS
8 1 (2.50%) LAN
8 1 (2.50%) LDAP
8 1 (2.50%) SMTP
8 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
8 1 (2.50%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Military
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Analyst
2 17 (42.50%) Security Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Junior
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Malware Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Forensic Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (27.50%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (22.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (10.00%) SCADA
5 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.50%) Equities
5 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
5 3 (7.50%) iPad
5 3 (7.50%) PKI
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) AIX
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security
3 18 (45.00%) Security Operations
4 12 (30.00%) SIEM
5 11 (27.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (22.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) Analytics
8 7 (17.50%) Computer Forensics
9 6 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
10 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (12.50%) Service Management
11 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
11 4 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C#
1 10 (25.00%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (22.50%) VB
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (92.50%) GCIH
2 32 (80.00%) CISSP
3 18 (45.00%) GIAC
4 16 (40.00%) CEH
4 16 (40.00%) CISM
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
6 8 (20.00%) GSEC
6 8 (20.00%) SANS
6 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.00%) ISSAP
9 3 (7.50%) CNA
9 3 (7.50%) GCED
9 3 (7.50%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (7.50%) Novell Certification
10 2 (5.00%) GWAPT
11 1 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (2.50%) CREST Certified
11 1 (2.50%) GCFE
11 1 (2.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.00%) COBIT
2 4 (10.00%) RMADS
3 3 (7.50%) COSO
3 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (7.50%) SAS 70
4 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (15.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (7.50%) Nessus
4 2 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (5.00%) Nmap
4 2 (5.00%) QRadar
5 1 (2.50%) RSA Archer
5 1 (2.50%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) NetWitness
2 7 (17.50%) ArcSight
3 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
3 6 (15.00%) Qualys
4 4 (10.00%) LogRhythm
4 4 (10.00%) Splunk
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) Sun
6 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
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