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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
UK / England
Rank 565 577 581
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing GCIA 2 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.071% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.023% 0.33% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 6
Median daily rate £425 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +1.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £455 £438
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8664 10172 9424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.32% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6380 5467
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 406 442
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.60 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% +61.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.65 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +82.22%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +8 2 £425 -6.59% 3
GCIA
UK

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 12 (85.71%) GCIH
3 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) CISM
4 10 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (71.43%) Security Operations
5 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
6 8 (57.14%) GIAC
6 8 (57.14%) Firewall
6 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
6 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
6 8 (57.14%) Unix
6 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (57.14%) SANS
7 7 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (50.00%) Threat Detection
7 7 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (50.00%) Network Security
7 7 (50.00%) SQL
7 7 (50.00%) Sun
7 7 (50.00%) CNA
7 7 (50.00%) Novell Certification
7 7 (50.00%) Retail
7 7 (50.00%) Network Design
7 7 (50.00%) Risk Management

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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
5 2 (14.29%) SSH
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 7 (50.00%) Legal
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Security Analyst
3 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Information Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (50.00%) Equities
3 7 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 7 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) PKI
6 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) Security Operations
3 8 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (50.00%) Network Design
4 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (50.00%) Threat Detection
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (14.29%) Document Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 12 (85.71%) GCIH
3 10 (71.43%) CISM
4 8 (57.14%) GIAC
4 8 (57.14%) SANS
5 7 (50.00%) CNA
5 7 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Novell Certification
6 2 (14.29%) CCFP
6 2 (14.29%) CEH
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) EnCE
6 2 (14.29%) GCFA
6 2 (14.29%) GPEN
6 2 (14.29%) GREM
6 2 (14.29%) SSCP
7 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) GWAPT
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
2 2 (14.29%) COSO
2 2 (14.29%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (14.29%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (14.29%) CSIRT
2 2 (14.29%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (7.14%) Nessus
3 1 (7.14%) RSA enVision
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 2 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) NetWitness
3 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk