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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 570 584 568
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing GCIA 26 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.019% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.094% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 5
Average daily rate £455 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £438 -
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
10012 9534 8820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.22% 20.25% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6240 5589 4833
Average daily rate £403 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 443 405
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 12 £455 -4.21% 8
South East +25 10 £525 -4.54% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £455 - 2
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GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (82.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 38 (73.08%) GCIH
3 32 (61.54%) CISSP
4 30 (57.69%) SIEM
5 29 (55.77%) Windows
6 26 (50.00%) Security Operations
7 23 (44.23%) Linux
7 23 (44.23%) Incident Management
8 21 (40.38%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (38.46%) Analytics
9 20 (38.46%) TCP/IP
9 20 (38.46%) Information Security
10 19 (36.54%) HTTP
10 19 (36.54%) CEH
10 19 (36.54%) RSA Security Analytics
11 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
11 17 (32.69%) Unix
12 16 (30.77%) ArcSight
13 15 (28.85%) Security Operations Centre
14 14 (26.92%) GSEC
14 14 (26.92%) Nessus
14 14 (26.92%) Nmap
15 13 (25.00%) Finance
15 13 (25.00%) Firewall
15 13 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (23.08%) NetWitness
16 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
16 12 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (23.08%) Solaris
16 12 (23.08%) Metasploit

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.62%) MS Project
1 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) IaaS
1 3 (5.77%) PaaS
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (82.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 19 (36.54%) HTTP
4 13 (25.00%) Firewall
5 10 (19.23%) Network Security
6 8 (15.38%) SSL
7 7 (13.46%) SSH
7 7 (13.46%) VPN
8 4 (7.69%) Internet
9 1 (1.92%) DNS
9 1 (1.92%) IPsec
9 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Games
3 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Analyst
2 28 (53.85%) Security Analyst
3 18 (34.62%) SOC Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) ArcSight Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Splunk Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Security Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Operational Security Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Security Operations Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Risk Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Middleware
2 3 (5.77%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (28.85%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 8 (15.38%) PKI
6 3 (5.77%) Online Games
6 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.85%) CESG
8 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Linux
3 17 (32.69%) Unix
4 12 (23.08%) Solaris
5 7 (13.46%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) SIEM
2 26 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 23 (44.23%) Incident Management
4 20 (38.46%) Analytics
4 20 (38.46%) Information Security
5 10 (19.23%) Information Management
5 10 (19.23%) ITIL
6 9 (17.31%) Operations Management
7 8 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (13.46%) Document Management
8 7 (13.46%) Information Assurance
8 7 (13.46%) Network Architecture
8 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
8 7 (13.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.62%) Patch Management
10 5 (9.62%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) C#
1 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.85%) Python
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
1 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) GCIH
2 32 (61.54%) CISSP
3 19 (36.54%) CEH
4 14 (26.92%) GSEC
5 11 (21.15%) GIAC
6 10 (19.23%) GCED
7 7 (13.46%) Degree
8 4 (7.69%) SANS
9 3 (5.77%) GCFA
9 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.85%) CISM
10 2 (3.85%) CREST Certified
10 2 (3.85%) GCFE
10 2 (3.85%) GCFW
10 2 (3.85%) GCUX
10 2 (3.85%) GCWN
10 2 (3.85%) GREM
10 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.92%) ECIH
11 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
2 12 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (9.62%) COBIT
3 5 (9.62%) COSO
3 5 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.62%) SAS 70
4 3 (5.77%) ISO27002
5 2 (3.85%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.92%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (36.54%) RSA Security Analytics
2 14 (26.92%) Nessus
2 14 (26.92%) Nmap
3 11 (21.15%) QRadar
4 8 (15.38%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) ArcSight
2 12 (23.08%) NetWitness
3 10 (19.23%) F5
3 10 (19.23%) Qualys
4 9 (17.31%) Splunk
5 8 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 8 (15.38%) Juniper
5 8 (15.38%) Sourcefire
5 8 (15.38%) Symantec
6 7 (13.46%) Cisco
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.62%) Intel Security
8 3 (5.77%) HP
9 2 (3.85%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.85%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.92%) BMC
10 1 (1.92%) Remedy
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