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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 597 591 601
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing GCIA 11 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.051% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 10
Median daily rate £630 £450 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £380 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £418 £481
% change year-on-year
+23.95% -13.15%
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
9206 10445 10963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.13% 20.61% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5765 6371 6254
Median daily rate £420 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 507 497
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
London -6 8 - - 6
South East +12 2 £700 +67.66% 6
South West +11 1 £560 -6.66% 1
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 25 (92.59%) GCIH
2 22 (81.48%) CISSP
2 22 (81.48%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (74.07%) Information Security
4 16 (59.26%) Windows
4 16 (59.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (55.56%) CISM
5 15 (55.56%) GIAC
6 14 (51.85%) Finance
7 13 (48.15%) Security Operations
8 12 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
8 12 (44.44%) Linux
9 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
9 11 (40.74%) Firewall
9 11 (40.74%) CEH
9 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
10 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (37.04%) SANS
10 10 (37.04%) Network Security
11 9 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 8 (29.63%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
12 8 (29.63%) Financial Institution
12 8 (29.63%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (29.63%) Python
12 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
12 8 (29.63%) C#
12 8 (29.63%) VB

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 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (40.74%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Network Security
4 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) HTTP
6 4 (14.81%) SSH
6 4 (14.81%) SSL
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Financial Institution
3 7 (25.93%) Legal
3 7 (25.93%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Military
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Security Analyst
3 15 (55.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) ArcSight Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
3 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (29.63%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (25.93%) Equities
6 7 (25.93%) Fixed Income
7 4 (14.81%) PKI
8 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) AIX
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (74.07%) Information Security
3 13 (48.15%) Security Operations
4 12 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
6 8 (29.63%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
7 7 (25.93%) Network Design
7 7 (25.93%) Threat Detection
8 6 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) Service Management
10 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
10 4 (14.81%) Change Management
10 4 (14.81%) Document Management
10 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
10 4 (14.81%) SIEM
10 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
1 8 (29.63%) Python
1 8 (29.63%) VB
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) GCIH
2 22 (81.48%) CISSP
3 15 (55.56%) CISM
3 15 (55.56%) GIAC
4 11 (40.74%) CEH
5 10 (37.04%) SANS
6 7 (25.93%) CNA
6 7 (25.93%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (25.93%) Novell Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) GWAPT
8 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) GSEC
9 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
10 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.70%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) COBIT
1 4 (14.81%) COSO
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
1 4 (14.81%) SAS 70
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (7.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (7.41%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (3.70%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Sun
2 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) LogRhythm
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) NetWitness
4 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.41%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk
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