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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 567 552 500
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -52
Contract jobs citing GIAC 23 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.033% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.17% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +43.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £60.00
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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
9097 9302 7795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.78% 19.32% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5496 4195
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 479 435
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 May 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 29 May 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
South East +7 12 £400 -38.46% 15
London +3 8 £525 +5.00% 11
North West -20 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 £450 - 1
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (77.05%) Information Security
2 43 (70.49%) CISSP
3 25 (40.98%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (34.43%) Management Information System
6 18 (29.51%) Firewall
7 17 (27.87%) Risk Management
8 16 (26.23%) CISM
8 16 (26.23%) CEH
8 16 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Security Patching
9 15 (24.59%) Security Architecture
10 14 (22.95%) PCI DSS
11 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (21.31%) Cyber Security
12 12 (19.67%) SIEM
13 11 (18.03%) Project Management
13 11 (18.03%) Finance
13 11 (18.03%) Change Management
13 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
13 11 (18.03%) PMP
13 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
13 11 (18.03%) Security Testing
13 11 (18.03%) OWASP
13 11 (18.03%) Degree
14 10 (16.39%) Windows
14 10 (16.39%) Patch Management
15 9 (14.75%) SSCP
15 9 (14.75%) CISA
15 9 (14.75%) Human Factors

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (1.64%) Lync
1 1 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) SaaS
1 2 (3.28%) PaaS
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.51%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.56%) Network Security
4 3 (4.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Legal
2 6 (9.84%) Games
3 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Consultant
2 20 (32.79%) Security Consultant
2 20 (32.79%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Security Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Security Architect
3 13 (21.31%) Architect
4 11 (18.03%) Project Manager
5 8 (13.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Security Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Security Project Manager
7 6 (9.84%) Information Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Splunk Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Information Security Project Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Information Security Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Information Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Security Operations Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.75%) Human Factors
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) PMI
4 3 (4.92%) Economics
5 2 (3.28%) Online Games
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Information Security
2 25 (40.98%) Vulnerability Management
3 17 (27.87%) Risk Management
4 16 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (26.23%) Security Patching
5 15 (24.59%) Security Architecture
6 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (21.31%) Cyber Security
7 12 (19.67%) SIEM
8 11 (18.03%) Project Management
8 11 (18.03%) Change Management
8 11 (18.03%) Security Testing
8 11 (18.03%) OWASP
9 10 (16.39%) Patch Management
10 8 (13.11%) ITIL
11 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
11 6 (9.84%) Identity Management
12 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.20%) Information Assurance
13 4 (6.56%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (70.49%) CISSP
2 16 (26.23%) CISM
2 16 (26.23%) CEH
3 11 (18.03%) PMP
3 11 (18.03%) PMI Certification
3 11 (18.03%) Degree
4 9 (14.75%) SSCP
4 9 (14.75%) CISA
4 9 (14.75%) GCIA
5 8 (13.11%) GCIH
6 6 (9.84%) CISMP
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.56%) ISACA
8 3 (4.92%) GPEN
8 3 (4.92%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (4.92%) MCP
8 3 (4.92%) GSEC
8 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.28%) PCI QSA
9 2 (3.28%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.95%) PCI DSS
3 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.92%) COBIT
5 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Snort
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) WSUS
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (4.92%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.56%) Dell
2 4 (6.56%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (4.92%) Splunk
3 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.92%) McAfee
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 3 (4.92%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.64%) Sun
4 1 (1.64%) Sophos
4 1 (1.64%) Kaspersky
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