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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 599 619 588
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing GCIA 16 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.046% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 15
Median daily rate £650 £418 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £362 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £560 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £399 £511
% change year-on-year
+50.47% -22.00%
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
10147 10225 10217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.40% 19.66% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6271 6214 5697
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 488 427
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +20 10 £600 +57.89% 5
London -17 5 £900 +98.89% 4
South West +7 1 - - 2
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 30 (90.91%) GCIH
2 28 (84.85%) CISSP
3 27 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (54.55%) Security Operations
6 17 (51.52%) Information Security
7 15 (45.45%) CEH
8 13 (39.39%) Degree
9 12 (36.36%) SIEM
9 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (36.36%) CISM
9 12 (36.36%) GIAC
9 12 (36.36%) Windows
10 11 (33.33%) Finance
10 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (30.30%) NetWitness
11 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (30.30%) MS Project
11 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
12 9 (27.27%) Python
12 9 (27.27%) C#
12 9 (27.27%) VB
12 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
12 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (27.27%) Analytics
12 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
12 9 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
12 9 (27.27%) RSA Security Analytics

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 10 (30.30%) MS Project
1 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) Network Security
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) HTTP
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) SSH
5 5 (15.15%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
6 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Military
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 13 (39.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Junior
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Malware Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Information Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 8 (24.24%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 5 (15.15%) PKI
6 3 (9.09%) Equities
6 3 (9.09%) Fixed Income
6 3 (9.09%) iPad
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) AIX
3 5 (15.15%) Solaris
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (54.55%) Security Operations
3 17 (51.52%) Information Security
4 12 (36.36%) SIEM
4 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (27.27%) Analytics
6 9 (27.27%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (24.24%) Digital Forensics
7 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
8 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 5 (15.15%) Document Management
10 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
10 5 (15.15%) Patch Management
10 5 (15.15%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 9 (27.27%) Python
1 9 (27.27%) VB
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) GCIH
2 28 (84.85%) CISSP
3 15 (45.45%) CEH
4 13 (39.39%) Degree
5 12 (36.36%) CISM
5 12 (36.36%) GIAC
6 6 (18.18%) SANS
7 3 (9.09%) CNA
7 3 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (9.09%) Novell Certification
7 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.06%) GSEC
8 2 (6.06%) GWAPT
8 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.03%) GCFE
9 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.18%) COBIT
3 5 (15.15%) COSO
3 5 (15.15%) SAS 70
4 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (15.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (6.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.03%) Nessus
4 1 (3.03%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) NetWitness
2 8 (24.24%) Intel Security
3 6 (18.18%) Qualys
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) ArcSight
6 3 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 3 (9.09%) Sun
7 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk
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