The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 584 609 558
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -51
Contract jobs citing GIAC 44 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.048% 0.100%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.25% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 35
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GIAC
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
10241 10100 9683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.41% 19.37% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6420 6115 5560
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 486 410
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.25 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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
London -2 20 £381 -19.89% 7
South East +17 12 £475 -1.55% 6
Midlands - 5 £525 -
North West +13 4 - - 1
West Midlands -30 2 £500 +9.58% 2
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 3
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIAC 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 GIAC.

1 58 (77.33%) CISSP
2 57 (76.00%) Information Security
3 30 (40.00%) CISM
3 30 (40.00%) Windows
3 30 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 26 (34.67%) CEH
5 22 (29.33%) Security Architecture
6 20 (26.67%) Python
7 19 (25.33%) Finance
7 19 (25.33%) GCIH
7 19 (25.33%) Degree
8 18 (24.00%) GCIA
8 18 (24.00%) Firewall
8 18 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.67%) Cisco
9 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
9 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
10 16 (21.33%) Linux
10 16 (21.33%) Cyberthreat
11 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 14 (18.67%) Project Management
12 14 (18.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (18.67%) SIEM
13 13 (17.33%) Splunk
13 13 (17.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
13 13 (17.33%) C#
13 13 (17.33%) Network Design
13 13 (17.33%) Security Operations

GIAC
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 (1.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) IaaS
1 8 (10.67%) SaaS
2 7 (9.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.33%) PaaS
3 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Firewall
2 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (17.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 9 (12.00%) Network Security
6 7 (9.33%) Wireless
7 6 (8.00%) tcpdump
8 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
8 4 (5.33%) Internet
8 4 (5.33%) IPv4
8 4 (5.33%) IPv6
8 4 (5.33%) OSPF
8 4 (5.33%) VPN
9 3 (4.00%) DHCP
9 3 (4.00%) MRTG
9 3 (4.00%) WAN
10 2 (2.67%) LAN
10 2 (2.67%) LDAP
11 1 (1.33%) ISDN
11 1 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) AppScan
1 4 (5.33%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.67%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Legal
3 7 (9.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.33%) Games
4 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Advertising
6 2 (2.67%) Automotive
6 2 (2.67%) Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Analyst
2 22 (29.33%) Security Analyst
3 14 (18.67%) Architect
4 13 (17.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Consultant
5 12 (16.00%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.67%) Security Consultant
6 8 (10.67%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Security Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Incident Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) ArcSight Consultant
10 4 (5.33%) Network Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) Network Security Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) Security Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Management Information System
2 16 (21.33%) Cyberthreat
3 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (6.67%) SCADA
7 3 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (4.00%) Equities
7 3 (4.00%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.67%) PKI
8 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 16 (21.33%) Linux
3 12 (16.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Android
4 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (76.00%) Information Security
2 30 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (29.33%) Security Architecture
4 18 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 14 (18.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (18.67%) Project Management
5 14 (18.67%) SIEM
6 13 (17.33%) Network Design
6 13 (17.33%) Security Operations
7 12 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Time Management
8 9 (12.00%) TOGAF
8 9 (12.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (10.67%) Service Management
10 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
10 7 (9.33%) Security Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (8.00%) Digital Forensics
12 5 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) Python
2 13 (17.33%) C#
3 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.33%) Perl
5 9 (12.00%) VB
6 8 (10.67%) SQL
7 7 (9.33%) Java
8 6 (8.00%) C++
8 6 (8.00%) Ruby
9 5 (6.67%) C
10 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.67%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (77.33%) CISSP
2 30 (40.00%) CISM
3 26 (34.67%) CEH
4 19 (25.33%) Degree
4 19 (25.33%) GCIH
5 18 (24.00%) GCIA
6 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
7 11 (14.67%) SANS
8 10 (13.33%) ISSAP
8 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (12.00%) CISA
9 9 (12.00%) GCFA
10 6 (8.00%) CFCE
10 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (8.00%) EnCE
10 6 (8.00%) GCFE
11 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (6.67%) GSEC
12 4 (5.33%) CCNA
12 4 (5.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.33%) RMADS
4 3 (4.00%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Snort
3 1 (1.33%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) EnCase
2 6 (8.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (6.67%) QRadar
4 4 (5.33%) Nagios
4 4 (5.33%) Nessus
5 2 (2.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.67%) Nmap
6 1 (1.33%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.33%) OpenVAS
6 1 (1.33%) RSA Archer
6 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco
3 13 (17.33%) Splunk
4 10 (13.33%) ArcSight
5 8 (10.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
7 5 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 5 (6.67%) Rapid7
8 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.33%) IBM
8 4 (5.33%) Infoblox
9 3 (4.00%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.00%) Sun
9 3 (4.00%) Veracode
10 2 (2.67%) Qualys
10 2 (2.67%) Varonis
11 1 (1.33%) Forcepoint
11 1 (1.33%) Infor
11 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.33%) Sophos
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