The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 111 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing GCIH 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £600 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £650
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -32.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GCIH
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
908 831 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.15% 37.10% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 469 387
Average daily rate £400 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 36
Average hourly rate £44.75 £22.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.88% -45.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.28 £40.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

GCIH
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

GCIH Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

GCIH
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCIH across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

GCIH Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

GCIH
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basingstoke -3 5 £702 -
GCIH
South East

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
1 13 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 13 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (69.23%) Digital Forensics
2 9 (69.23%) GCIA
2 9 (69.23%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 9 (69.23%) RSA Security Analytics
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) MS Project
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
4 7 (53.85%) Intel Security
4 7 (53.85%) Change Management
4 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
4 7 (53.85%) Security Operations
4 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) AIX
6 5 (38.46%) Solaris
6 5 (38.46%) HTTP
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) SSL

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) JBoss
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Project
1 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) SSH
2 5 (38.46%) SSL
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) LDAP
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Incident Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) PKI
4 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
4 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 9 (69.23%) Digital Forensics
2 9 (69.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Change Management
3 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
3 7 (53.85%) Security Operations
3 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (38.46%) Document Management
4 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Security
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) GCIA
3 7 (53.85%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) GIAC
5 3 (23.08%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (23.08%) COBIT
3 3 (23.08%) COSO
3 3 (23.08%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Puppet
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Intel Security
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) NetWitness
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) VMware