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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 396 391 391
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing GIAC 23 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.11% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.75% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 3
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£489 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £395 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £663 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3899 3741 3371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.31% 14.97% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2426 2142
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 89 108
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £47.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 12 £494 -1.25% 1
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (92.59%) CISSP
2 48 (88.89%) Information Security
3 29 (53.70%) Firewall
3 29 (53.70%) TCP/IP
4 28 (51.85%) Network Security
5 24 (44.44%) ITIL
6 21 (38.89%) Risk Management
7 20 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (35.19%) CEH
8 19 (35.19%) Cyber Security
9 18 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (33.33%) Information Assurance
9 18 (33.33%) CISA
9 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 17 (31.48%) Windows
10 17 (31.48%) Change Control
11 16 (29.63%) GCIA
11 16 (29.63%) UNIX
12 15 (27.78%) Finance
12 15 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (25.93%) Internet
13 14 (25.93%) MCSE
13 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (24.07%) Intranet
14 13 (24.07%) Law
14 13 (24.07%) assyst
14 13 (24.07%) Vulnerability Management
15 12 (22.22%) ISMS
15 12 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (22.22%) Network+ Certification

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (7.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (24.07%) assyst
2 1 (1.85%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) TCP/IP
1 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) Network Security
3 14 (25.93%) Internet
4 13 (24.07%) Intranet
5 12 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Law
3 11 (20.37%) Legal
4 7 (12.96%) Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Analyst
2 32 (59.26%) Security Analyst
3 27 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 27 (50.00%) Information Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Security Specialist
5 13 (24.07%) Information Security Specialist
5 13 (24.07%) Information Specialist
6 12 (22.22%) Product Specialist
6 12 (22.22%) Product Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Project Manager
8 6 (11.11%) Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) PMI
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Human Factors
4 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.70%) Equities
5 1 (1.85%) Economics
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) UNIX
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) Information Security
2 24 (44.44%) ITIL
3 21 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 20 (37.04%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (35.19%) Cyber Security
6 18 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 17 (31.48%) Change Control
8 15 (27.78%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (24.07%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (22.22%) ISMS
11 8 (14.81%) Network Design
12 7 (12.96%) Identity Management
13 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
13 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 6 (11.11%) Data Protection
14 5 (9.26%) Project Management
14 5 (9.26%) Change Management
14 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
15 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (92.59%) CISSP
2 19 (35.19%) CEH
3 18 (33.33%) CISA
4 16 (29.63%) GCIA
5 14 (25.93%) MCSE
5 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (22.22%) CISM
6 12 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (18.52%) CNA
7 10 (18.52%) Novell Certification
8 7 (12.96%) Degree
9 5 (9.26%) PMP
9 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
10 4 (7.41%) GSEC
10 4 (7.41%) CRISC
11 3 (5.56%) SSCP
12 2 (3.70%) MCP
12 2 (3.70%) ISACA
12 2 (3.70%) GPEN
13 1 (1.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 7 (12.96%) Tivoli
2 7 (12.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) SAP
3 6 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) Qualys
4 1 (1.85%) Tufin
4 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.85%) AlgoSec
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