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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 407 399 415
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing GIAC 8 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.91% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -18.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £400 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £513 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
GIAC
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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
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 1 £250 -47.36% 4
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (50.00%) CISSP
1 8 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (37.50%) CISA
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (31.25%) Snort
3 5 (31.25%) Games
3 5 (31.25%) GCIA
3 5 (31.25%) GCIH
3 5 (31.25%) CISM
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (18.75%) CEH
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Security Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Extranet
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Games
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Economics
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) CISA
3 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 5 (31.25%) GCIA
3 5 (31.25%) GCIH
4 3 (18.75%) CEH
5 2 (12.50%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) GCED
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) GCWN
6 1 (6.25%) GCUX
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) PMP
6 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Dell
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec
1 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
1 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
1 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
1 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
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