The first table below looks at the demand for GCIH in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 569 539 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing GCIH 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.011% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.060% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £130 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9219 8298 9066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.68% 17.81% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5254 4509 4772
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 457 562
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIH across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCIH
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIH across the England region.

GCIH Daily Rate Trend in England

GCIH
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 GCIH within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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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 +17 4 £319 -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 6
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
GCIH
UK

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (60.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) GCIA
3 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) CISM
5 3 (30.00%) GIAC
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) CGEIT
5 3 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) CISA
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) CISMP
7 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (10.00%) CEH
7 1 (10.00%) Retail

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SIEM
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) GCIA
3 4 (40.00%) CISM
4 3 (30.00%) GIAC
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) CGEIT
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) CISA
6 1 (10.00%) CISMP
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (10.00%) CEH
6 1 (10.00%) GWAPT
6 1 (10.00%) GPEN
6 1 (10.00%) OSCP
6 1 (10.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001