The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 531 515 555
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +40
Contract jobs citing GIAC 31 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.084% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.47% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 4
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£475 £505 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +36.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £347 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9239 8251 9063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.73% 17.70% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5262 4484 4773
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 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 559
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
GIAC
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GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in England

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in England

GIAC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIAC across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

GIAC Daily Rate Histogram in England

GIAC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIAC across the England region.

GIAC Hourly Rate Trend in England

GIAC
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 GIAC within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 18 £425 -29.16% 7
North West +4 8 £525 +85.84% 1
South East -32 2 £600 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GIAC 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 GIAC.

1 45 (90.00%) CISSP
2 39 (78.00%) Information Security
3 21 (42.00%) Finance
4 19 (38.00%) CISM
5 18 (36.00%) Banking
6 17 (34.00%) CISA
7 16 (32.00%) Management Information System
8 15 (30.00%) ITIL
8 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (24.00%) CRISC
11 11 (22.00%) COBIT
11 11 (22.00%) Firewall
11 11 (22.00%) CEH
12 10 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
12 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (20.00%) Windows
13 9 (18.00%) Oracle
13 9 (18.00%) Identity Management
13 9 (18.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 9 (18.00%) Cyber Security
14 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
14 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
14 8 (16.00%) UNIX
14 8 (16.00%) Tivoli
14 8 (16.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
15 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
15 7 (14.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 7 (14.00%) Information Assurance

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GIAC 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 GIAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) Network Security
3 6 (12.00%) Internet
4 5 (10.00%) Intranet
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
6 3 (6.00%) LDAP
6 3 (6.00%) WAN
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP
7 2 (4.00%) Wireless
7 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.00%) tcpdump
8 1 (2.00%) SMTP
8 1 (2.00%) FTP
8 1 (2.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.00%) LAN
8 1 (2.00%) DNS
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) International Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Security Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Information Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Risk Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Security Specialist
5 6 (12.00%) Security Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.00%) Product Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Product Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Information Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Risk Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Information Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.00%) Human Factors
3 4 (8.00%) PMI
4 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) Equities
5 1 (2.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) Information Security
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (18.00%) Identity Management
6 9 (18.00%) Cyber Security
7 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (14.00%) Change Control
8 7 (14.00%) Information Assurance
9 6 (12.00%) CRAMM
9 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
10 5 (10.00%) ISMS
10 5 (10.00%) SIEM
11 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (90.00%) CISSP
2 19 (38.00%) CISM
3 17 (34.00%) CISA
4 12 (24.00%) CRISC
5 11 (22.00%) CEH
6 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) MCSE
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.00%) PMP
7 5 (10.00%) PMI Certification
7 5 (10.00%) Degree
7 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.00%) CGEIT
9 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (6.00%) OSCP
9 3 (6.00%) GCIH
10 2 (4.00%) GCIA
10 2 (4.00%) GSEC
10 2 (4.00%) SSCP
10 2 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (22.00%) COBIT
3 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Tivoli
2 8 (16.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Qualys
5 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) Software AG
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) webMethods
5 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
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