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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 414 402 396
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing GIAC 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £524 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -8.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £60.00
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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
3586 3733 3426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.31% 16.04% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2484 2074
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 113 130
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.97% -16.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £38.00 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 30 June 2015.

GIAC Daily Rate Histogram in London

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) CISSP
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security
3 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) GCIA
5 6 (30.00%) GCIH
5 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
6 5 (25.00%) Games
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) CISA
6 5 (25.00%) CISM
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) PMP
7 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (20.00%) CEH
7 4 (20.00%) Snort
7 4 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) Security Management
8 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
1 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Games
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Economics
2 3 (15.00%) PMI
3 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Human Factors
4 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Security Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) SABSA
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) GCIA
2 6 (30.00%) GCIH
3 5 (25.00%) CISA
3 5 (25.00%) CISM
4 4 (20.00%) CEH
4 4 (20.00%) PMP
4 4 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) GCED
7 1 (5.00%) OSCP
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) APMP
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) GCWN
7 1 (5.00%) GCUX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Snort
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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