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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 613 619 601
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing GCIH 22 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.019% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.097% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £445 £360 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £281 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £663 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £331 £280
% change year-on-year
+20.75% +18.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GCIH
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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
10321 10258 9599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.50% 19.36% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6490 6249 5500
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 490 415
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.08% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +17 11 £445 +34.33% 6
London -16 5 £631 +45.11% 3
North West - 3 - - 1
South West - 3 - - 3
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GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 46 (83.64%) CISSP
2 38 (69.09%) GCIA
3 36 (65.45%) Information Security
4 33 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (54.55%) Security Operations
6 27 (49.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 24 (43.64%) CEH
8 23 (41.82%) CISM
9 19 (34.55%) GIAC
10 17 (30.91%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (30.91%) SIEM
11 16 (29.09%) Firewall
11 16 (29.09%) Windows
12 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
13 14 (25.45%) Degree
13 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
13 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (21.82%) Finance
14 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
15 11 (20.00%) Linux
15 11 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
16 10 (18.18%) Security Architecture
16 10 (18.18%) Python
16 10 (18.18%) C#
16 10 (18.18%) PKI
16 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
16 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 9 (16.36%) Network Security
17 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
17 9 (16.36%) Ethical Hacking

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 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Project
1 8 (14.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (29.09%) Firewall
3 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.36%) Network Security
5 8 (14.55%) HTTP
6 7 (12.73%) Internet
7 4 (7.27%) VPN
8 3 (5.45%) SSH
8 3 (5.45%) SSL
9 2 (3.64%) LAN
9 2 (3.64%) LDAP
9 2 (3.64%) SMTP
9 2 (3.64%) WAN
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless
10 1 (1.82%) DNS
10 1 (1.82%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (1.82%) tcpdump
10 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Analyst
2 22 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Incident Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Information Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Forensic Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Junior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Malware Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) ArcSight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
2 11 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (18.18%) PKI
4 8 (14.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (7.27%) SCADA
6 3 (5.45%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.45%) Equities
6 3 (5.45%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.45%) iPad
6 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Unix
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Information Security
2 33 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (54.55%) Security Operations
4 17 (30.91%) SIEM
4 17 (30.91%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 10 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (16.36%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.55%) Web Filtering
8 7 (12.73%) Analytics
8 7 (12.73%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (12.73%) Email Filtering
9 6 (10.91%) Computer Forensics
9 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) C#
1 10 (18.18%) Python
2 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.36%) VB
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (83.64%) CISSP
2 38 (69.09%) GCIA
3 24 (43.64%) CEH
4 23 (41.82%) CISM
5 19 (34.55%) GIAC
6 14 (25.45%) Degree
7 8 (14.55%) GSEC
8 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
8 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.91%) SANS
10 4 (7.27%) ISSAP
11 3 (5.45%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (5.45%) CNA
11 3 (5.45%) GCED
11 3 (5.45%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (5.45%) Novell Certification
12 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
12 2 (3.64%) GWAPT
13 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.27%) COBIT
2 4 (7.27%) RMADS
3 3 (5.45%) COSO
3 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.45%) SAS 70
4 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (9.09%) QRadar
3 4 (7.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (5.45%) Nessus
5 2 (3.64%) Nmap
5 2 (3.64%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.82%) EnCase
6 1 (1.82%) FTK
6 1 (1.82%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) NetWitness
2 6 (10.91%) ArcSight
2 6 (10.91%) Intel Security
2 6 (10.91%) Qualys
3 5 (9.09%) LogRhythm
3 5 (9.09%) Splunk
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Sun
5 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.82%) Cellebrite
6 1 (1.82%) F5
6 1 (1.82%) HP
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