The table below looks at the statistics for GSAE in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSAE over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC IT Security Audit Essentials (GSAE)
Rank 578 550 529
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -21
Contract jobs citing GSAE 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.012% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £354
% change year-on-year
- -8.19%
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
10205 8433 7980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.58% 18.01% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6070 4791 4216
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 355 559
Average hourly rate £18.21 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

GSAE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GSAE across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GSAE Jobs Demand Trend in England

GSAE
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GSAE across the England region.

GSAE Daily Rate Trend in England

GSAE
Top 12 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GSAE 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 GSAE.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Lync

GSAE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GSAE 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 GSAE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware