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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 598 583 573
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing GIAC 39 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.059% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 14
Median daily rate £488 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
10727 9901 9780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.04% 19.52% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6812 5673 5670
Median daily rate £410 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £535 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 485 494
Median hourly rate £26.38 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -10 15 £520 -0.95% 20
South East -11 13 £335 -16.25% 4
South West - 6 £469 - 1
North West - 4 - - 2
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 64 (77.11%) CISSP
2 57 (68.67%) Information Security
3 44 (53.01%) CISM
4 39 (46.99%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (40.96%) Finance
6 30 (36.14%) CEH
7 26 (31.33%) SIEM
8 24 (28.92%) Firewall
9 22 (26.51%) CISA
9 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
10 21 (25.30%) SANS
11 20 (24.10%) Ethical Hacking
11 20 (24.10%) GCIH
12 19 (22.89%) Risk Management
12 19 (22.89%) Security Architecture
13 18 (21.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (20.48%) Degree
14 17 (20.48%) PCI DSS
14 17 (20.48%) Windows
14 17 (20.48%) Python
15 16 (19.28%) Security Operations
16 15 (18.07%) GCIA
16 15 (18.07%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (16.87%) Penetration Testing
17 14 (16.87%) Project Management
17 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
17 14 (16.87%) Cyberthreat
18 13 (15.66%) ISSAP
19 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
19 12 (14.46%) Unix

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 (3.61%) Apache
1 3 (3.61%) JBoss
1 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) Firewall
2 15 (18.07%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (13.25%) Network Security
4 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.23%) Internet
6 5 (6.02%) DNS
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
7 4 (4.82%) LAN
7 4 (4.82%) LDAP
7 4 (4.82%) MPLS
7 4 (4.82%) WAN
7 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.61%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) Wireless
10 1 (1.20%) DMZ
10 1 (1.20%) Intranet
10 1 (1.20%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) GIS
2 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) AppScan
1 3 (3.61%) Metasploit
General
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.02%) Legal
5 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.41%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Local Government
7 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Analyst
2 24 (28.92%) Security Analyst
3 21 (25.30%) Consultant
3 21 (25.30%) Security Consultant
4 13 (15.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Security Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Senior Security Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Security Specialist
7 5 (6.02%) Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) IT Security Specialist
8 4 (4.82%) Operations Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.87%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (12.05%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.02%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.02%) SCADA
6 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.61%) Equities
7 3 (3.61%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.20%) Online Games
8 1 (1.20%) PKI
8 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
2 12 (14.46%) Unix
3 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (68.67%) Information Security
2 39 (46.99%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (31.33%) SIEM
4 20 (24.10%) Ethical Hacking
5 19 (22.89%) Risk Management
5 19 (22.89%) Security Architecture
6 16 (19.28%) Security Operations
7 14 (16.87%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (16.87%) Project Management
8 12 (14.46%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (13.25%) Incident Management
10 10 (12.05%) Threat Modelling
10 10 (12.05%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (10.84%) Information Assurance
11 9 (10.84%) Risk Analysis
12 8 (9.64%) SABSA
12 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
12 8 (9.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (8.43%) Target Operating Model
14 6 (7.23%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) Python
2 10 (12.05%) C#
3 9 (10.84%) Perl
4 7 (8.43%) Java
4 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.23%) C
5 6 (7.23%) C++
5 6 (7.23%) VB
6 4 (4.82%) SQL
7 1 (1.20%) Ruby
7 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (77.11%) CISSP
2 44 (53.01%) CISM
3 30 (36.14%) CEH
4 22 (26.51%) CISA
5 21 (25.30%) SANS
6 20 (24.10%) GCIH
7 17 (20.48%) Degree
8 15 (18.07%) GCIA
9 13 (15.66%) ISSAP
10 9 (10.84%) CREST Certified
10 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
11 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
12 6 (7.23%) CRISC
13 5 (6.02%) GCFA
13 5 (6.02%) GCFE
13 5 (6.02%) GPEN
13 5 (6.02%) GWAPT
14 4 (4.82%) GCED
14 4 (4.82%) GSEC
14 4 (4.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (20.48%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.82%) RMADS
4 2 (2.41%) COBIT
4 2 (2.41%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Snort
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Nessus
2 4 (4.82%) EnCase
2 4 (4.82%) Nmap
2 4 (4.82%) OpenVAS
2 4 (4.82%) Puppet
3 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.20%) FTK
4 1 (1.20%) QRadar
4 1 (1.20%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.20%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) ArcSight
3 4 (4.82%) Qualys
4 3 (3.61%) IBM
4 3 (3.61%) Rapid7
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.61%) Splunk
4 3 (3.61%) Sun
4 3 (3.61%) Veracode
5 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.41%) LogLogic
5 2 (2.41%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.20%) AlienVault
6 1 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.20%) F5
6 1 (1.20%) FireEye
6 1 (1.20%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.20%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
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