The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 382 400 418
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Contract jobs citing GIAC 17 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.049% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £663 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3728 3531 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.81% 14.56% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 2153 2221
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £587 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 124 138
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.58 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in London

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in London

GIAC
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIAC across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

GIAC Daily Rate Histogram in London

GIAC
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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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
City of London +11 5 £475 -29.62% 3
Hayes - - - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 24 (92.31%) CISSP
2 21 (80.77%) Information Security
3 12 (46.15%) CISA
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 9 (34.62%) Banking
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 8 (30.77%) CISM
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
8 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 7 (26.92%) Identity Management
8 7 (26.92%) Cyber Security
9 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (23.08%) CEH
9 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) MCSE
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) PMP
10 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) Network Security

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
1 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) assyst
2 1 (3.85%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) Intranet
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Law
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Security Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Information Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Security Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Product Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Product Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Information Specialist
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) PMI
3 3 (11.54%) Human Factors
4 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.85%) Equities
5 1 (3.85%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Identity Management
3 7 (26.92%) Cyber Security
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Information Assurance
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) Change Control
6 4 (15.38%) ISMS
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) CISSP
2 12 (46.15%) CISA
3 8 (30.77%) CISM
4 6 (23.08%) CEH
5 5 (19.23%) MCSE
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (19.23%) PMP
5 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) CRISC
7 2 (7.69%) CGEIT
7 2 (7.69%) CCNA
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CNA
8 1 (3.85%) Novell Certification
8 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.85%) ISSMP
8 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.85%) GCIA
8 1 (3.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
2 7 (26.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
4 1 (3.85%) Qualys