The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 378 417 406
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Contract jobs citing GIAC 36 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.056% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 0.38% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
GIAC
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3802 3730 3695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.63% 14.91% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2449 2348 2200
Average daily rate £425 £415 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 102 136
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
City of London +27 12 £475 - 1
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (90.91%) CISSP
2 39 (88.64%) Information Security
3 21 (47.73%) Firewall
3 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
4 19 (43.18%) Network Security
4 19 (43.18%) ITIL
5 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (34.09%) Cyber Security
6 14 (31.82%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (31.82%) CEH
6 14 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 14 (31.82%) Finance
7 13 (29.55%) CISA
7 13 (29.55%) Information Assurance
7 13 (29.55%) Change Control
8 12 (27.27%) assyst
8 12 (27.27%) Risk Management
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (27.27%) Intranet
8 12 (27.27%) Internet
8 12 (27.27%) MCSE
8 12 (27.27%) UNIX
8 12 (27.27%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) Law
9 11 (25.00%) ISMS
10 10 (22.73%) Banking
11 9 (20.45%) GCIA
11 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
12 8 (18.18%) CISM

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
1 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (27.27%) assyst
2 1 (2.27%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) TCP/IP
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 19 (43.18%) Network Security
3 12 (27.27%) Intranet
3 12 (27.27%) Internet
4 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Law
3 10 (22.73%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 21 (47.73%) Security Analyst
3 20 (45.45%) Information Analyst
4 19 (43.18%) Information Security Analyst
5 13 (29.55%) Security Specialist
6 12 (27.27%) Information Security Specialist
6 12 (27.27%) Information Specialist
7 11 (25.00%) Product Specialist
7 11 (25.00%) Product Analyst
8 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
9 6 (13.64%) Consultant
9 6 (13.64%) Security Consultant
10 4 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) Senior Information Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
11 2 (4.55%) Security Manager
11 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
11 2 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) PMI
3 3 (6.82%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.27%) Equities
4 1 (2.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) UNIX
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Information Security
2 19 (43.18%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) Cyber Security
4 14 (31.82%) Ethical Hacking
4 14 (31.82%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (29.55%) Information Assurance
5 13 (29.55%) Change Control
6 12 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 11 (25.00%) ISMS
8 7 (15.91%) Identity Management
8 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Network Design
10 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
10 4 (9.09%) Change Management
10 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
11 3 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
12 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (90.91%) CISSP
2 14 (31.82%) CEH
3 13 (29.55%) CISA
4 12 (27.27%) MCSE
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (20.45%) GCIA
6 8 (18.18%) CISM
7 7 (15.91%) CNA
7 7 (15.91%) Novell Certification
7 7 (15.91%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (11.36%) PMP
8 5 (11.36%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.82%) Degree
9 3 (6.82%) CRISC
10 2 (4.55%) ISACA
10 2 (4.55%) GSEC
10 2 (4.55%) CCNA
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (2.27%) GCIH
11 1 (2.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) COBIT
4 1 (2.27%) BS25999
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (15.91%) Tivoli
2 7 (15.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) SAP
4 4 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (2.27%) Qualys
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