The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIAC 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £511 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.61% +16.12%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 84 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.45% 12.84% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 46 61
Average daily rate £350 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

GIAC
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) CCSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) SSCP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
5 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (50.00%) Information Management
5 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (50.00%) SIEM
6 3 (37.50%) CESG
7 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (25.00%) Security Management
7 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (25.00%) RMADS
7 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Information Security

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) CESG
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Information Management
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCSP
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) SSCP
1 8 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001