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 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 518 514 494
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing GIAC 38 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.070% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.36% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 7
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£450 £469 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £380 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.81% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
10719 8907 7305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.76% 19.53% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6346 4857 3960
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 421 436
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -6 15 £475 - 7
South East - 9 £572 - 7
East of England +9 6 - - 2
Yorkshire -15 5 £433 +13.81%
South West - 3 £245 - 3
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 53 (81.54%) Information Security
2 52 (80.00%) CISSP
3 30 (46.15%) CISM
4 27 (41.54%) Risk Management
5 24 (36.92%) CEH
6 20 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 20 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (27.69%) CISA
7 18 (27.69%) Project Management
7 18 (27.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (26.15%) Degree
8 17 (26.15%) ITIL
8 17 (26.15%) PCI DSS
9 16 (24.62%) Windows
10 14 (21.54%) Firewall
10 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
10 14 (21.54%) Finance
10 14 (21.54%) SIEM
11 13 (20.00%) GCIA
11 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.00%) Change Management
12 12 (18.46%) SSCP
12 12 (18.46%) Linux
12 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (18.46%) Network Security
13 11 (16.92%) Information Assurance
13 11 (16.92%) Legal
13 11 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
13 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.31%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) Lync
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Firewall
1 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.46%) Network Security
3 10 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.62%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) FTP
5 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) DMZ
6 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Games
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Analyst
2 33 (50.77%) Security Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Information Security Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Information Analyst
4 15 (23.08%) Consultant
5 13 (20.00%) Security Consultant
6 10 (15.38%) Project Manager
7 9 (13.85%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (10.77%) Security Manager
9 6 (9.23%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Information Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Information Security Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Risk Consultant
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Information Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 3 (4.62%) Information Security Project Manager
11 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Information Security Consultant
11 3 (4.62%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.54%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.85%) Human Factors
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Online Games
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Economics
5 2 (3.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.54%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Linux
3 9 (13.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) Information Security
2 27 (41.54%) Risk Management
3 20 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (27.69%) Project Management
5 17 (26.15%) ITIL
6 14 (21.54%) SIEM
7 13 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 13 (20.00%) Change Management
8 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (16.92%) Information Assurance
9 11 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
10 10 (15.38%) Data Protection
11 8 (12.31%) Cyber Security
12 6 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (9.23%) Security Architecture
13 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
14 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
14 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C
2 2 (3.08%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.54%) Perl
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) Python
3 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (80.00%) CISSP
2 30 (46.15%) CISM
3 24 (36.92%) CEH
4 18 (27.69%) CISA
5 17 (26.15%) Degree
6 13 (20.00%) GCIA
7 12 (18.46%) SSCP
8 10 (15.38%) PMP
8 10 (15.38%) PMI Certification
9 8 (12.31%) CRISC
10 6 (9.23%) CISMP
10 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.69%) GPEN
11 5 (7.69%) MCP
11 5 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (7.69%) GSEC
11 5 (7.69%) GCIH
12 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (4.62%) ISACA
13 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (26.15%) PCI DSS
3 10 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (9.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (7.69%) COBIT
6 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) WSUS
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.54%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (4.62%) ArcSight
2 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
2 3 (4.62%) Dell
2 3 (4.62%) Sun
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco
3 2 (3.08%) McAfee
3 2 (3.08%) Splunk
4 1 (1.54%) Tufin
4 1 (1.54%) AlgoSec
4 1 (1.54%) Qualys
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