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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / London
Rank 392 394 404
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing GIAC 17 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 0.69% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 11
Median daily rate £450 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £445 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £478 £433
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3220 3790 3645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.56% 18.05% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2514 2519
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 69 61
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.43 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 0 5 £450 -29.41% 3
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (88.37%) CISSP
2 31 (72.09%) Information Security
3 23 (53.49%) CISM
4 20 (46.51%) Firewall
5 19 (44.19%) Linux
5 19 (44.19%) Security Operations
6 18 (41.86%) Windows
7 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
7 17 (39.53%) Finance
8 15 (34.88%) Unix
9 14 (32.56%) CISA
10 13 (30.23%) Network Design
10 13 (30.23%) Network Security
10 13 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (30.23%) SANS
11 12 (27.91%) GCIH
11 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
11 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
12 11 (25.58%) Cisco
12 11 (25.58%) Legal
12 11 (25.58%) SIEM
13 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (23.26%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (23.26%) Threat Detection
13 10 (23.26%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
14 9 (20.93%) IPv6
14 9 (20.93%) SQL
14 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
14 9 (20.93%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) TCP/IP
3 13 (30.23%) Network Security
4 10 (23.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (20.93%) IPv6
6 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
6 7 (16.28%) IPv4
6 7 (16.28%) OSPF
6 7 (16.28%) Wireshark
7 5 (11.63%) DHCP
8 3 (6.98%) MRTG
8 3 (6.98%) VPN
8 3 (6.98%) Wireless
9 2 (4.65%) DNS
9 2 (4.65%) HSRP
9 2 (4.65%) ICMP
9 2 (4.65%) IPsec
10 1 (2.33%) Internet
10 1 (2.33%) Intranet
10 1 (2.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Burp Suite
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Legal
3 8 (18.60%) Financial Institution
3 8 (18.60%) Retail
4 7 (16.28%) Advertising
5 6 (13.95%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Security Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Network Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Network Security Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Security Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Security Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Information Security Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Author
6 3 (6.98%) Information Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
2 10 (23.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
4 8 (18.60%) Computer Science
5 7 (16.28%) Equities
5 7 (16.28%) Fixed Income
6 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.65%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.33%) iSeries
8 1 (2.33%) PKI
8 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.33%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Information Security
2 19 (44.19%) Security Operations
3 13 (30.23%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (30.23%) Network Design
4 12 (27.91%) Risk Management
5 11 (25.58%) SIEM
6 10 (23.26%) Threat Detection
6 10 (23.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (20.93%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
8 8 (18.60%) Asset Management
9 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
9 7 (16.28%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (13.95%) SABSA
10 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
11 5 (11.63%) Open Source
11 5 (11.63%) OWASP
11 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (9.30%) Service Management
12 4 (9.30%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Python
3 3 (6.98%) Perl
3 3 (6.98%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (88.37%) CISSP
2 23 (53.49%) CISM
3 14 (32.56%) CISA
4 13 (30.23%) SANS
5 12 (27.91%) GCIH
6 7 (16.28%) CCNA
6 7 (16.28%) CCNP
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (16.28%) CNA
6 7 (16.28%) GCIA
6 7 (16.28%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (16.28%) Novell Certification
7 6 (13.95%) CEH
8 4 (9.30%) CREST Certified
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
8 4 (9.30%) GPEN
8 4 (9.30%) OSCP
9 3 (6.98%) CCSE
9 3 (6.98%) CISMP
9 3 (6.98%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.98%) ISO27002
4 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Snort
2 1 (2.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 7 (16.28%) Nagios
2 3 (6.98%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (6.98%) EnCase
3 2 (4.65%) Nessus
4 1 (2.33%) CSIRT
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco
2 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
3 7 (16.28%) Infoblox
3 7 (16.28%) Splunk
3 7 (16.28%) Sun
4 6 (13.95%) Varonis
5 4 (9.30%) ArcSight
6 3 (6.98%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.65%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.33%) Infor
8 1 (2.33%) Qualys
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow