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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 587 618 604
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -14
Contract jobs citing GCIH 28 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.048% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.24% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 3
Median daily rate £575 £390 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +34.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £339 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £537 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £380 £280
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +35.71%
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
10147 10225 10217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.40% 19.66% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6271 6214 5697
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 346 488 427
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +23 13 £550 +44.73% 6
London -15 8 £700 +69.69% 2
South West - 3 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £500 +42.85% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
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GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 (88.46%) CISSP
2 36 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (61.54%) Security Operations
4 30 (57.69%) Information Security
4 30 (57.69%) GCIA
5 27 (51.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 24 (46.15%) CEH
7 23 (44.23%) CISM
8 18 (34.62%) Degree
8 18 (34.62%) SIEM
9 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
10 16 (30.77%) GIAC
10 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (28.85%) Finance
11 15 (28.85%) Firewall
12 13 (25.00%) Windows
13 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
13 12 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (23.08%) PKI
14 11 (21.15%) Analytics
15 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
15 10 (19.23%) Linux
15 10 (19.23%) Python
15 10 (19.23%) MS Visio
15 10 (19.23%) C#
15 10 (19.23%) MS Project
16 9 (17.31%) VB
16 9 (17.31%) PowerShell

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 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Project
1 10 (19.23%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (51.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (28.85%) Firewall
3 8 (15.38%) HTTP
3 8 (15.38%) Network Security
3 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (15.38%) VPN
4 5 (9.62%) SSH
4 5 (9.62%) SSL
5 4 (7.69%) Internet
6 3 (5.77%) LDAP
7 2 (3.85%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.85%) SMTP
8 1 (1.92%) DNS
8 1 (1.92%) LAN
8 1 (1.92%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.92%) WAN
8 1 (1.92%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Lake
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.69%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Analyst
2 22 (42.31%) Security Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Incident Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Forensic Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Security Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Security Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Malware Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) SAML
3 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 12 (23.08%) PKI
3 9 (17.31%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (17.31%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
5 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.77%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (5.77%) Equities
6 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.77%) iPad
6 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
4 5 (9.62%) AIX
4 5 (9.62%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (61.54%) Security Operations
3 30 (57.69%) Information Security
4 18 (34.62%) SIEM
5 16 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (21.15%) Analytics
8 10 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
9 9 (17.31%) Digital Forensics
9 9 (17.31%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (13.46%) Email Filtering
11 7 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (13.46%) Patch Management
11 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.46%) Web Filtering
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) C#
1 10 (19.23%) Python
2 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.31%) VB
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (88.46%) CISSP
2 30 (57.69%) GCIA
3 24 (46.15%) CEH
4 23 (44.23%) CISM
5 18 (34.62%) Degree
6 16 (30.77%) GIAC
7 5 (9.62%) CISA
7 5 (9.62%) SANS
8 4 (7.69%) GCFA
9 3 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (5.77%) CNA
9 3 (5.77%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (5.77%) Novell Certification
10 2 (3.85%) ECIH
10 2 (3.85%) GWAPT
10 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.92%) CCSA
11 1 (1.92%) EnCE
11 1 (1.92%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.54%) COBIT
3 5 (9.62%) COSO
3 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (9.62%) SAS 70
4 2 (3.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (5.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (5.77%) QRadar
3 1 (1.92%) EnCase
3 1 (1.92%) FTK
3 1 (1.92%) Nessus
3 1 (1.92%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) NetWitness
2 8 (15.38%) Intel Security
3 6 (11.54%) Qualys
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco
4 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) LogRhythm
5 3 (5.77%) Sun
6 2 (3.85%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.85%) Splunk
7 1 (1.92%) Cellebrite
7 1 (1.92%) F5
7 1 (1.92%) HP
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