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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 390 385 367
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing GIAC 12 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.085% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £306 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £620 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £347
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
3542 3729 3229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.57% 16.64% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2413 1979
Average daily rate £413 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 104 102
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +20 5 £600 +20.00% 2
Hammersmith - - - -
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England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (77.78%) CISSP
2 19 (70.37%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
4 10 (37.04%) CISA
4 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) GCIA
4 10 (37.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 9 (33.33%) CISM
6 8 (29.63%) UNIX
6 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
7 7 (25.93%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) Network Security
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
9 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (18.52%) GCIH
9 5 (18.52%) PMP
9 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (14.81%) Legal
10 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security
2 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 4 (14.81%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Information Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Economics
2 3 (11.11%) Human Factors
2 3 (11.11%) Online Games
2 3 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 7 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Information Security
2 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
3 10 (37.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
6 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) Cyber Security
8 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) Identity Management
9 4 (14.81%) Security Management
9 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
9 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
10 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) CISSP
2 10 (37.04%) CISA
2 10 (37.04%) GCIA
3 9 (33.33%) CISM
4 7 (25.93%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) GCIH
5 5 (18.52%) PMP
5 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (11.11%) CRISC
6 3 (11.11%) CEH
7 2 (7.41%) GCED
7 2 (7.41%) MCSE
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CNA
8 1 (3.70%) Novell Certification
8 1 (3.70%) MCP
8 1 (3.70%) SSCP
8 1 (3.70%) GSEC
8 1 (3.70%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
1 4 (14.81%) Dell
1 4 (14.81%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint