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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 556 571 594
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +23
Contract jobs citing GIAC 50 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 22
Median daily rate £510 £545 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £540 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.24% +44.00%
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
9240 10450 10748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.15% 20.70% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5843 6390 6183
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 £576 £556 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 499 502
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 £12.50 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 9 December 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 9 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 +5 26 £463 -13.95% 8
South East +41 15 £520 +24.55% 1
East of England +2 3 £700 +16.66% 2
North West - 3 £825 - 2
South West - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 76 (83.52%) CISSP
2 66 (72.53%) Information Security
3 39 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (39.56%) CISM
5 35 (38.46%) Windows
6 32 (35.16%) Firewall
7 28 (30.77%) Finance
8 27 (29.67%) GCIH
9 26 (28.57%) Management Information System
10 25 (27.47%) SANS
11 24 (26.37%) Linux
11 24 (26.37%) SIEM
12 23 (25.27%) CEH
12 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
12 23 (25.27%) Risk Management
13 21 (23.08%) Security Operations
14 20 (21.98%) Cisco
14 20 (21.98%) Intrusion Detection
15 19 (20.88%) Network Design
15 19 (20.88%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (20.88%) Python
16 18 (19.78%) CISA
16 18 (19.78%) PCI DSS
17 16 (17.58%) Unix
17 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
17 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
18 15 (16.48%) Vulnerability Management
18 15 (16.48%) OWASP
18 15 (16.48%) Security Architecture
18 15 (16.48%) Degree

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 3 (3.30%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) JBoss
2 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) SaaS
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) IaaS
3 4 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) PaaS
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.16%) Firewall
2 23 (25.27%) TCP/IP
3 20 (21.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (16.48%) Network Security
5 10 (10.99%) DHCP
6 9 (9.89%) DNS
6 9 (9.89%) Wireshark
7 8 (8.79%) IPv6
8 7 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 6 (6.59%) Internet
9 6 (6.59%) IPv4
9 6 (6.59%) OSPF
9 6 (6.59%) Wireless
10 5 (5.49%) MPLS
10 5 (5.49%) MRTG
10 5 (5.49%) VPN
11 3 (3.30%) HSRP
11 3 (3.30%) SSL
11 3 (3.30%) tcpdump
11 3 (3.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Burp Suite
1 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.10%) AppScan
2 1 (1.10%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 13 (14.29%) Legal
2 13 (14.29%) Retail
3 9 (9.89%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.69%) Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Advertising
6 3 (3.30%) Back Office
6 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Games
8 1 (1.10%) Automotive
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) Security Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Architect
4 16 (17.58%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 15 (16.48%) Security Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Incident Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Penetration Tester
6 8 (8.79%) Tester
7 7 (7.69%) Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) ArcSight Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) SIEM Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Network Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Network Security Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Security Administrator
9 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Regular Expression
2 2 (2.20%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 16 (17.58%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
3 14 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (13.19%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.69%) Equities
6 7 (7.69%) Fixed Income
7 5 (5.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (5.49%) Driving Licence
7 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (4.40%) Cryptography
9 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.10%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.10%) PKI
10 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Linux
3 16 (17.58%) Unix
4 3 (3.30%) Kali Linux
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (72.53%) Information Security
2 39 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (26.37%) SIEM
4 23 (25.27%) Risk Management
5 21 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 19 (20.88%) Network Design
6 19 (20.88%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (16.48%) OWASP
7 15 (16.48%) Project Management
7 15 (16.48%) Security Architecture
7 15 (16.48%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 13 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 10 (10.99%) Change Management
9 10 (10.99%) ITIL
9 10 (10.99%) SABSA
9 10 (10.99%) Security Patching
9 10 (10.99%) Threat Detection
10 9 (9.89%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) Python
2 15 (16.48%) SQL
3 12 (13.19%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.99%) C#
5 9 (9.89%) Perl
6 8 (8.79%) VB
7 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.40%) Java
9 3 (3.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 76 (83.52%) CISSP
2 36 (39.56%) CISM
3 27 (29.67%) GCIH
4 25 (27.47%) SANS
5 23 (25.27%) CEH
6 18 (19.78%) CISA
7 15 (16.48%) Degree
7 15 (16.48%) GCIA
8 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (8.79%) CCNA
9 8 (8.79%) CREST Certified
9 8 (8.79%) GCFA
10 7 (7.69%) CLAS
10 7 (7.69%) CNA
10 7 (7.69%) GPEN
10 7 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (7.69%) Novell Certification
10 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 6 (6.59%) CCNP
11 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) PCI DSS
2 14 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.30%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.20%) QA
6 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Snort
4 1 (1.10%) Cygwin
4 1 (1.10%) Firmware
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) EnCase
2 7 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (6.59%) Nagios
3 6 (6.59%) QRadar
4 5 (5.49%) Puppet
5 3 (3.30%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (3.30%) Nessus
5 3 (3.30%) WSUS
6 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.10%) Nmap
7 1 (1.10%) RSA Archer
7 1 (1.10%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Cisco
2 13 (14.29%) Splunk
3 11 (12.09%) CheckPoint
3 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.99%) ArcSight
5 7 (7.69%) Sun
6 6 (6.59%) Infoblox
6 6 (6.59%) Intel Security
6 6 (6.59%) Varonis
7 5 (5.49%) Fortinet
7 5 (5.49%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.30%) F5
8 3 (3.30%) HP
8 3 (3.30%) VMware
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle
9 2 (2.20%) Rapid7
9 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.10%) Google
10 1 (1.10%) IBM
10 1 (1.10%) Sourcefire
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