The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 91 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing GIAC 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 2.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £438 £416 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £441 £380
% change year-on-year
-16.14% +16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
GIAC
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
254 171 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.84% 15.03% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 132 88
Average daily rate £411 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.95% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £257 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

GIAC
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Auditing

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita