The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 595 609 589
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing GCIH 25 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.096% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Median daily rate £600 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £555 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GCIH
UK

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
10661 9399 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.77% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6734 5581 5446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 470 435
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCIH across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

GCIH Daily Rate Histogram in England

GCIH
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 GCIH within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +5 14 £600 - 2
London -7 6 £625 +38.88% 6
North West - 5 - -
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GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 49 (85.96%) CISSP
2 41 (71.93%) GCIA
3 35 (61.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 33 (57.89%) Information Security
5 28 (49.12%) Security Operations
6 27 (47.37%) SIEM
7 26 (45.61%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (42.11%) PCI DSS
9 23 (40.35%) CEH
9 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
10 21 (36.84%) Firewall
11 20 (35.09%) Windows
12 19 (33.33%) Incident Management
12 19 (33.33%) GIAC
13 18 (31.58%) Linux
13 18 (31.58%) CISM
14 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
15 16 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (26.32%) Analytics
17 14 (24.56%) RSA Security Analytics
17 14 (24.56%) NetWitness
18 13 (22.81%) Unix
18 13 (22.81%) Degree
18 13 (22.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 12 (21.05%) ITIL
19 12 (21.05%) Network Security
20 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (19.30%) Finance
21 10 (17.54%) GSEC
21 10 (17.54%) HTTP

GCIH
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) Apache
1 3 (5.26%) JBoss
1 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Project
1 8 (14.04%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
3 21 (36.84%) Firewall
4 12 (21.05%) Network Security
5 10 (17.54%) HTTP
6 7 (12.28%) Internet
7 5 (8.77%) DNS
8 4 (7.02%) LDAP
8 4 (7.02%) MPLS
8 4 (7.02%) SSL
8 4 (7.02%) VPN
9 3 (5.26%) DHCP
9 3 (5.26%) SSH
10 2 (3.51%) LAN
10 2 (3.51%) WAN
10 2 (3.51%) Wireless
11 1 (1.75%) IPsec
11 1 (1.75%) SMTP
11 1 (1.75%) tcpdump
11 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Legal
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Analyst
2 24 (42.11%) Security Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Incident Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Information Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Malware Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) ArcSight Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Forensic Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Junior Information Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
2 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (17.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (15.79%) PKI
5 8 (14.04%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (12.28%) Data Centre
7 5 (8.77%) Cryptography
7 5 (8.77%) iPad
8 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
8 4 (7.02%) Driving Licence
8 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (7.02%) SCADA
9 3 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (5.26%) Equities
9 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
9 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
10 2 (3.51%) CESG
11 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) Unix
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
5 3 (5.26%) AIX
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Information Security
2 28 (49.12%) Security Operations
3 27 (47.37%) SIEM
4 26 (45.61%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 16 (28.07%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (26.32%) Analytics
8 13 (22.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (21.05%) ITIL
10 10 (17.54%) Security Architecture
11 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (14.04%) Information Assurance
12 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
13 7 (12.28%) Change Management
14 6 (10.53%) Digital Forensics
14 6 (10.53%) Ethical Hacking
14 6 (10.53%) Information Management
14 6 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Python
2 7 (12.28%) C#
3 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.53%) VB
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (85.96%) CISSP
2 41 (71.93%) GCIA
3 23 (40.35%) CEH
4 19 (33.33%) GIAC
5 18 (31.58%) CISM
6 13 (22.81%) Degree
7 10 (17.54%) GSEC
8 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
8 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.53%) SANS
10 4 (7.02%) CREST Certified
10 4 (7.02%) ISSAP
11 3 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (5.26%) CNA
11 3 (5.26%) GCED
11 3 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (5.26%) Novell Certification
11 3 (5.26%) RHCSA
12 2 (3.51%) GCFE
12 2 (3.51%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) PCI DSS
2 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (7.02%) COBIT
4 4 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (7.02%) RMADS
5 3 (5.26%) COSO
5 3 (5.26%) SAS 70
6 2 (3.51%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.75%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (1.75%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Snort
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (8.77%) QRadar
2 5 (8.77%) RSA Archer
3 4 (7.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (7.02%) Puppet
4 3 (5.26%) Nessus
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.26%) RSA enVision
5 2 (3.51%) Nmap
6 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) NetWitness
2 9 (15.79%) Qualys
3 7 (12.28%) ArcSight
4 6 (10.53%) Intel Security
4 6 (10.53%) Splunk
5 4 (7.02%) F5
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) FireEye
6 3 (5.26%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) LogRhythm
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
6 3 (5.26%) Sun
7 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.75%) BMC
8 1 (1.75%) Juniper
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec