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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 524 527 574
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +47
Contract jobs citing GIAC 51 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.068% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.39% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £505 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £283 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £547 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
9377 8570 9492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.64% 17.57% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5393 4754 4971
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £545 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 448 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.95 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +17 34 £438 -18.98% 6
South East -23 4 £585 +17.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £513 - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 59 (86.76%) CISSP
2 54 (79.41%) Information Security
3 26 (38.24%) Firewall
4 24 (35.29%) Finance
5 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
6 22 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (29.41%) ITIL
7 20 (29.41%) CISM
7 20 (29.41%) Banking
8 18 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (26.47%) CISA
8 18 (26.47%) Windows
8 18 (26.47%) Network Security
9 17 (25.00%) Cyber Security
9 17 (25.00%) CEH
10 15 (22.06%) Ethical Hacking
10 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
11 14 (20.59%) UNIX
11 14 (20.59%) Internet
12 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
12 13 (19.12%) Change Control
12 13 (19.12%) CRISC
12 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
13 12 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (17.65%) GCIA
13 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 11 (16.18%) MCSE
14 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (16.18%) Intranet
14 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (16.18%) assyst
2 1 (1.47%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) Firewall
2 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
3 18 (26.47%) Network Security
4 14 (20.59%) Internet
5 11 (16.18%) Intranet
6 8 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.41%) WAN
8 1 (1.47%) SMTP
8 1 (1.47%) FTP
8 1 (1.47%) HTTP
8 1 (1.47%) VPN
8 1 (1.47%) DNS
8 1 (1.47%) LDAP
8 1 (1.47%) LAN
8 1 (1.47%) VoIP
8 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.47%) Wireless
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 10 (14.71%) Law
4 4 (5.88%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Advertising
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) International Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Analyst
2 24 (35.29%) Security Analyst
3 20 (29.41%) Information Analyst
4 18 (26.47%) Information Security Analyst
5 12 (17.65%) Security Specialist
6 11 (16.18%) Information Security Specialist
6 11 (16.18%) Information Specialist
7 10 (14.71%) Product Analyst
7 10 (14.71%) Product Specialist
8 9 (13.24%) Consultant
9 8 (11.76%) Security Consultant
10 7 (10.29%) Architect
10 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
10 7 (10.29%) Risk Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Information Manager
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
11 4 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
11 4 (5.88%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (7.35%) PMI
3 4 (5.88%) Human Factors
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.47%) Equities
5 1 (1.47%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (79.41%) Information Security
2 20 (29.41%) ITIL
3 18 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 15 (22.06%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (22.06%) Risk Management
6 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
6 13 (19.12%) Change Control
7 12 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.71%) ISMS
10 9 (13.24%) Identity Management
11 8 (11.76%) SIEM
11 8 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (10.29%) CRAMM
12 7 (10.29%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (8.82%) Network Design
13 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
14 5 (7.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (86.76%) CISSP
2 20 (29.41%) CISM
3 18 (26.47%) CISA
4 17 (25.00%) CEH
5 13 (19.12%) CRISC
6 12 (17.65%) GCIA
7 11 (16.18%) MCSE
7 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 8 (11.76%) Degree
9 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.29%) CNA
9 7 (10.29%) Novell Certification
9 7 (10.29%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (7.35%) PMP
10 5 (7.35%) PMI Certification
10 5 (7.35%) GCIH
11 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.41%) CGEIT
12 2 (2.94%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 9 (13.24%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) BS25999
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 8 (11.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle
3 7 (10.29%) SAP
4 4 (5.88%) Sun
5 3 (4.41%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) Qualys
7 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.47%) Software AG
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.47%) webMethods
7 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
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