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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 577 595 604
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing GCIH 26 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.052% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.25% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 5
Median daily rate £420 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £380 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £545 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £380 £250
% change year-on-year
+11.18% +52.00%
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
9240 10437 10764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.72% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5846 6405 6200
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 496 501
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
London +4 12 £525 +27.27% 4
South East +14 7 £420 +1.20% 1
West Midlands - 5 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +23 1 £500 +42.85%
South West - 1 £560 -
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GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 38 (71.70%) CISSP
2 36 (67.92%) Information Security
3 33 (62.26%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (52.83%) Security Operations
5 27 (50.94%) Firewall
5 27 (50.94%) GIAC
5 27 (50.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (47.17%) GCIA
7 22 (41.51%) CISM
8 21 (39.62%) Linux
8 21 (39.62%) Management Information System
8 21 (39.62%) CEH
8 21 (39.62%) SIEM
9 20 (37.74%) Windows
10 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
11 17 (32.08%) Finance
12 15 (28.30%) Unix
12 15 (28.30%) Incident Management
12 15 (28.30%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
13 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
14 13 (24.53%) Security Operations Centre
15 12 (22.64%) VPN
15 12 (22.64%) ITIL
16 11 (20.75%) SQL
16 11 (20.75%) Python
16 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
17 10 (18.87%) SANS
17 10 (18.87%) Network Security

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 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS Project
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) Firewall
1 27 (50.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.64%) VPN
4 10 (18.87%) Network Security
5 9 (16.98%) Internet
6 8 (15.09%) DNS
7 6 (11.32%) HTTP
7 6 (11.32%) SSL
8 5 (9.43%) DHCP
8 5 (9.43%) LDAP
8 5 (9.43%) MPLS
9 4 (7.55%) SSH
10 3 (5.66%) HSRP
10 3 (5.66%) ICMP
10 3 (5.66%) IPsec
11 2 (3.77%) Kerberos
12 1 (1.89%) SNMP
12 1 (1.89%) SWIFTNet
12 1 (1.89%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Data Lake
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Financial Institution
3 8 (15.09%) Legal
4 7 (13.21%) Retail
5 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Analyst
2 25 (47.17%) Security Analyst
3 21 (39.62%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.77%) SAML
3 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Management Information System
2 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
4 13 (24.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (15.09%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (13.21%) Equities
6 7 (13.21%) Fixed Income
6 7 (13.21%) PKI
7 5 (9.43%) Cryptography
7 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
7 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 20 (37.74%) Windows
3 15 (28.30%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) AIX
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Information Security
2 33 (62.26%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (52.83%) Security Operations
4 21 (39.62%) SIEM
5 15 (28.30%) Incident Management
5 15 (28.30%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (22.64%) ITIL
7 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
8 9 (16.98%) Change Management
8 9 (16.98%) Data Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
10 7 (13.21%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (13.21%) Information Assurance
10 7 (13.21%) Network Design
10 7 (13.21%) Threat Detection
11 6 (11.32%) Patch Management
12 5 (9.43%) Malware Analysis
12 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Python
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 8 (15.09%) VB
4 3 (5.66%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (71.70%) CISSP
2 27 (50.94%) GIAC
3 25 (47.17%) GCIA
4 22 (41.51%) CISM
5 21 (39.62%) CEH
6 10 (18.87%) SANS
7 9 (16.98%) GCFA
8 8 (15.09%) Degree
9 7 (13.21%) CNA
9 7 (13.21%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (13.21%) Novell Certification
9 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
9 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) CCNA
10 6 (11.32%) CCSA
10 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (11.32%) MCP
11 5 (9.43%) CISA
12 3 (5.66%) GWAPT
13 2 (3.77%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (7.55%) COBIT
3 4 (7.55%) COSO
3 4 (7.55%) SAS 70
4 2 (3.77%) HIPAA
4 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (9.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) WSUS
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.77%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) EnCase
5 1 (1.89%) FTK
5 1 (1.89%) Nessus
5 1 (1.89%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco
1 7 (13.21%) Sun
2 4 (7.55%) HP
2 4 (7.55%) LogRhythm
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) F5
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.77%) NetWitness
4 2 (3.77%) Qualys
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Cellebrite
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