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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 529 503 504
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing GIAC 28 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.082% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.43% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £390 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9340 8325 7316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.11% 18.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 4589 3894
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 £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 375 511
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -19 13 £500 +5.26% 9
South East - 7 £572 - 4
Yorkshire -6 5 £433 +13.81% 1
South West - 3 £245 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
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GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 71 (86.59%) CISSP
2 61 (74.39%) Information Security
3 36 (43.90%) Firewall
4 34 (41.46%) TCP/IP
5 30 (36.59%) Risk Management
6 29 (35.37%) CISM
7 28 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (34.15%) GCIA
8 27 (32.93%) Windows
9 26 (31.71%) ITIL
9 26 (31.71%) CEH
9 26 (31.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (30.49%) Network Security
11 21 (25.61%) Degree
12 20 (24.39%) CISA
13 18 (21.95%) Information Assurance
14 17 (20.73%) Finance
15 16 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
15 16 (19.51%) UNIX
15 16 (19.51%) SQL
15 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
15 16 (19.51%) Project Management
15 16 (19.51%) PCI DSS
15 16 (19.51%) Cyber Security
16 15 (18.29%) Internet
17 14 (17.07%) Legal
17 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
18 13 (15.85%) SIEM
18 13 (15.85%) Incident Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.76%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) assyst
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.90%) Firewall
2 34 (41.46%) TCP/IP
3 25 (30.49%) Network Security
4 16 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (18.29%) Internet
6 8 (9.76%) Intranet
7 2 (2.44%) FTP
8 1 (1.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 14 (17.07%) Legal
3 8 (9.76%) Law
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
5 4 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (3.66%) Games
6 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Analyst
2 45 (54.88%) Security Analyst
3 29 (35.37%) Information Analyst
3 29 (35.37%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (15.85%) Consultant
5 11 (13.41%) Security Consultant
6 10 (12.20%) Security Specialist
6 10 (12.20%) Project Manager
7 8 (9.76%) Information Specialist
7 8 (9.76%) Information Security Specialist
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Product Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Product Specialist
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Information Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Security Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Human Factors
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) Online Games
6 2 (2.44%) PMI
7 1 (1.22%) Equities
7 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.22%) Economics
7 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) UNIX
3 11 (13.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (74.39%) Information Security
2 30 (36.59%) Risk Management
3 26 (31.71%) ITIL
3 26 (31.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (21.95%) Information Assurance
5 16 (19.51%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (19.51%) Project Management
5 16 (19.51%) Cyber Security
6 13 (15.85%) SIEM
6 13 (15.85%) Incident Management
7 11 (13.41%) Change Management
7 11 (13.41%) Change Control
8 10 (12.20%) Data Protection
9 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.98%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (8.54%) Network Design
10 7 (8.54%) ISMS
10 7 (8.54%) Security Architecture
11 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) C
2 2 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (1.22%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (86.59%) CISSP
2 29 (35.37%) CISM
3 28 (34.15%) GCIA
4 26 (31.71%) CEH
5 21 (25.61%) Degree
6 20 (24.39%) CISA
7 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
8 11 (13.41%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
9 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (10.98%) CNA
9 9 (10.98%) Novell Certification
9 9 (10.98%) PMP
9 9 (10.98%) PMI Certification
9 9 (10.98%) MCSE
9 9 (10.98%) CRISC
10 7 (8.54%) GSEC
10 7 (8.54%) GCIH
11 6 (7.32%) SSCP
12 5 (6.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (19.51%) PCI DSS
3 11 (13.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (7.32%) COBIT
4 6 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.22%) QA
5 1 (1.22%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Nessus
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) ArcSight
3 6 (7.32%) Sun
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Dell
5 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.22%) Tufin
6 1 (1.22%) Qualys
6 1 (1.22%) AlgoSec
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