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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 421 419 403
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing GIAC 22 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.43% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 32
Median daily rate £381 £439 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £269 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £513
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -18.53%
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
4052 3722 3806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.74% 15.88% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2574 2475 2522
Median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 76
Median hourly rate £17.85 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.66 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +21 4 £541 +73.12% 6
Bromley - 1 £675 -
Croydon - 1 £700 -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 34 (85.00%) CISSP
2 32 (80.00%) Information Security
3 18 (45.00%) CISM
4 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (37.50%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Firewall
7 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 12 (30.00%) CISA
7 12 (30.00%) Unix
7 12 (30.00%) Linux
8 11 (27.50%) Windows
8 11 (27.50%) Security Architecture
8 11 (27.50%) Security Operations
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
10 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
10 9 (22.50%) Degree
10 9 (22.50%) SIEM
11 8 (20.00%) Network Security
11 8 (20.00%) Time Management
11 8 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
11 8 (20.00%) CEH
11 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (20.00%) Legal
11 8 (20.00%) Cisco
12 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 7 (17.50%) Python
12 7 (17.50%) Project Management
12 7 (17.50%) Wireless
12 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection

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 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 8 (20.00%) Network Security
4 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (17.50%) Wireless
4 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
5 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 5 (12.50%) IPv4
5 5 (12.50%) IPv6
5 5 (12.50%) OSPF
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (10.00%) MRTG
6 4 (10.00%) VPN
7 3 (7.50%) Internet
8 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
8 2 (5.00%) WAN
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.50%) FCoE
9 1 (2.50%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) GIS
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.50%) AppScan
2 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Legal
3 6 (15.00%) Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Retail
5 4 (10.00%) Advertising
5 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Network Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Network Security Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Security Administrator
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Information Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (7.50%) Equities
4 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
1 12 (30.00%) Unix
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (27.50%) Security Architecture
3 11 (27.50%) Security Operations
4 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
4 9 (22.50%) SIEM
5 8 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Time Management
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.50%) Network Design
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) SABSA
7 6 (15.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (12.50%) Change Management
8 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
9 4 (10.00%) E-Discovery
9 4 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
2 5 (12.50%) Ruby
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) C++
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (85.00%) CISSP
2 18 (45.00%) CISM
3 12 (30.00%) CISA
4 9 (22.50%) Degree
5 8 (20.00%) CEH
6 7 (17.50%) SANS
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.00%) ISSAP
8 5 (12.50%) CCNA
8 5 (12.50%) CCNP
8 5 (12.50%) GCIH
8 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) CCSA
9 4 (10.00%) CCSE
10 3 (7.50%) CNA
10 3 (7.50%) ECIH
10 3 (7.50%) GCIA
10 3 (7.50%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (7.50%) Novell Certification
11 2 (5.00%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) EnCase
2 5 (12.50%) Nagios
3 3 (7.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (5.00%) QRadar
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.50%) Nmap
5 1 (2.50%) RSA Archer
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco
3 7 (17.50%) Splunk
4 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Varonis
5 5 (12.50%) Infoblox
6 4 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.50%) Sun
8 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.50%) Cloudera
9 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) Infor
9 1 (2.50%) LogLogic
9 1 (2.50%) Lotus
9 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec