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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 386 409 420
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Contract jobs citing GIAC 39 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.083% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.56% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 0
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£450 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3786 3753 3786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.46% 14.91% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2487 2401 2258
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 83 143
Average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +32 14 £475 -9.52% 4
South Croydon - - - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 42 (91.30%) Information Security
2 41 (89.13%) CISSP
3 26 (56.52%) Firewall
4 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
5 24 (52.17%) Network Security
6 20 (43.48%) ITIL
7 18 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (36.96%) CEH
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
9 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (34.78%) Cyber Security
10 15 (32.61%) Change Control
11 14 (30.43%) Information Assurance
11 14 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
11 14 (30.43%) Windows
11 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
11 14 (30.43%) Internet
12 13 (28.26%) Finance
12 13 (28.26%) UNIX
12 13 (28.26%) MCSE
12 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (28.26%) Intranet
12 13 (28.26%) assyst
13 12 (26.09%) ISMS
13 12 (26.09%) GCIA
13 12 (26.09%) Law
13 12 (26.09%) CISA
14 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
15 9 (19.57%) Network+ Certification
15 9 (19.57%) CNA

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) assyst
2 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
3 24 (52.17%) Network Security
4 14 (30.43%) Internet
5 13 (28.26%) Intranet
6 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.35%) WAN
8 1 (2.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Law
3 8 (17.39%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Legal
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.35%) Retail
7 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Analyst
2 24 (52.17%) Security Analyst
3 22 (47.83%) Information Security Analyst
3 22 (47.83%) Information Analyst
4 14 (30.43%) Security Specialist
5 13 (28.26%) Information Security Specialist
5 13 (28.26%) Information Specialist
6 12 (26.09%) Product Specialist
6 12 (26.09%) Product Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Project Manager
8 5 (10.87%) Consultant
8 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Information Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) PMI
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Human Factors
4 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.35%) Equities
5 1 (2.17%) Economics
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) UNIX
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) Information Security
2 20 (43.48%) ITIL
3 18 (39.13%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (34.78%) Cyber Security
5 15 (32.61%) Change Control
6 14 (30.43%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (30.43%) Information Assurance
6 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
7 12 (26.09%) ISMS
8 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (17.39%) Network Design
10 7 (15.22%) Identity Management
11 5 (10.87%) Change Management
12 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 4 (8.70%) Investment Management
12 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
13 3 (6.52%) OWASP
13 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C
2 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (89.13%) CISSP
2 17 (36.96%) CEH
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (28.26%) MCSE
4 12 (26.09%) CISA
4 12 (26.09%) GCIA
5 9 (19.57%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (19.57%) CNA
5 9 (19.57%) Novell Certification
6 8 (17.39%) CISM
7 5 (10.87%) PMP
7 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
7 5 (10.87%) Degree
8 3 (6.52%) GSEC
9 2 (4.35%) SSCP
9 2 (4.35%) ISACA
10 1 (2.17%) GPEN
10 1 (2.17%) OSCP
10 1 (2.17%) ISSMP
10 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.35%) COBIT
4 1 (2.17%) BS25999
4 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Tivoli
2 7 (15.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) SAP
4 5 (10.87%) Sun
5 2 (4.35%) Qualys
6 1 (2.17%) Tufin
6 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.17%) AlgoSec
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