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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 385 404 424
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Contract jobs citing GIAC 15 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.050% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 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 £527 £663 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +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
3615 3538 3733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.78% 14.60% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2338 2167 2227
Average daily rate £425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 120 132
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 £12.50 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £48.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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 22 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 22 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 +24 5 £475 -29.62% 2
Hayes - - - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 20 (76.92%) Information Security
3 12 (46.15%) CISA
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
5 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) CISM
7 8 (30.77%) Banking
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
9 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 6 (23.08%) Identity Management
9 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
10 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
10 5 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (19.23%) CEH
10 5 (19.23%) Network Security
11 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) MCSE
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Intranet
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) FindBugs
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) 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 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Product Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Product Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Information Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Audit Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Database Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
1 1 (3.85%) OLE
1 1 (3.85%) Spring
1 1 (3.85%) Spring Security
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) PMI
2 3 (11.54%) Human Factors
3 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Identity Management
3 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Cyber Security
4 5 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
5 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) ISMS
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) IT Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) CISSP
2 12 (46.15%) CISA
3 8 (30.77%) CISM
4 5 (19.23%) CEH
5 4 (15.38%) MCSE
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (15.38%) PMP
5 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) CRISC
7 2 (7.69%) GCIH
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
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 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Qualys
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