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 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 408 399 414
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing GIAC 26 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.85% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 16
Median daily rate £475 £525 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £372 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £595 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £540 £381
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +41.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3552 3753 3986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.37% 16.80% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2272 2485 2765
Median daily rate £453 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 68
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 9 £475 -9.52% 3
Bromley - 1 £675 -
Croydon - 1 £700 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 38 (80.85%) CISSP
2 35 (74.47%) Information Security
3 23 (48.94%) CISM
4 21 (44.68%) Windows
5 20 (42.55%) Firewall
6 19 (40.43%) Linux
7 18 (38.30%) Finance
8 17 (36.17%) Unix
8 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (36.17%) Security Operations
9 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
9 15 (31.91%) Management Information System
9 15 (31.91%) Risk Management
10 14 (29.79%) Network Design
10 14 (29.79%) CISA
10 14 (29.79%) SANS
10 14 (29.79%) Network Security
11 12 (25.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (25.53%) Legal
12 11 (23.40%) GCIH
12 11 (23.40%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (23.40%) Security Architecture
12 11 (23.40%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (21.28%) Threat Detection
13 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (21.28%) SIEM
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco
14 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
14 9 (19.15%) Retail
14 9 (19.15%) Computer Science

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (29.79%) Network Security
4 12 (25.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (14.89%) IPv6
5 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
6 6 (12.77%) DHCP
6 6 (12.77%) Wireless
7 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
7 5 (10.64%) IPv4
7 5 (10.64%) OSPF
8 4 (8.51%) MRTG
8 4 (8.51%) VPN
9 3 (6.38%) DNS
10 2 (4.26%) HSRP
10 2 (4.26%) ICMP
10 2 (4.26%) Internet
10 2 (4.26%) IPsec
10 2 (4.26%) SSL
10 2 (4.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Burp Suite
1 2 (4.26%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.13%) AppScan
2 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Legal
3 9 (19.15%) Retail
4 8 (17.02%) Financial Institution
5 6 (12.77%) Banking
6 4 (8.51%) Advertising
7 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Security Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (12.77%) Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Network Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Network Security Administrator
7 4 (8.51%) Security Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Author
8 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Information Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Information Security Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Information Security Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Management Information System
2 11 (23.40%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
4 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
5 7 (14.89%) Equities
5 7 (14.89%) Fixed Income
6 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
9 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Linux
3 17 (36.17%) Unix
4 3 (6.38%) Kali Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Information Security
2 17 (36.17%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (36.17%) Security Operations
3 15 (31.91%) Risk Management
4 14 (29.79%) Network Design
5 11 (23.40%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Security Architecture
6 10 (21.28%) SIEM
6 10 (21.28%) Threat Detection
6 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (19.15%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
8 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
9 6 (12.77%) OWASP
9 6 (12.77%) SABSA
10 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
10 5 (10.64%) Open Source
10 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Time Management
10 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) CISSP
2 23 (48.94%) CISM
3 14 (29.79%) CISA
3 14 (29.79%) SANS
4 11 (23.40%) GCIH
5 8 (17.02%) CEH
5 8 (17.02%) Degree
6 7 (14.89%) CNA
6 7 (14.89%) GCIA
6 7 (14.89%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (14.89%) Novell Certification
7 6 (12.77%) CREST Certified
8 5 (10.64%) CCNP
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (10.64%) OSCP
9 4 (8.51%) CCNA
9 4 (8.51%) CCSA
9 4 (8.51%) CCSE
9 4 (8.51%) GPEN
10 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) ISO27002
2 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Snort
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (12.77%) EnCase
3 5 (10.64%) Nagios
4 3 (6.38%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (4.26%) Nessus
5 2 (4.26%) QRadar
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) Nmap
6 1 (2.13%) RSA Archer
6 1 (2.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco
2 8 (17.02%) Splunk
3 7 (14.89%) Sun
4 6 (12.77%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) Varonis
5 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
5 5 (10.64%) Infoblox
6 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) F5
8 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) FireEye
9 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (2.13%) Infor
9 1 (2.13%) Qualys
9 1 (2.13%) Rapid7
9 1 (2.13%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec
London
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