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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 404 421 415
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing GIAC 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.036% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £615 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +0.55%
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
3574 3558 3768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.96% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2466 2309 2568
Median daily rate £450 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 95 126
Median hourly rate £18.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.65 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Canary Wharf - 2 £638 -
City of London +39 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 30 (81.08%) CISSP
2 28 (75.68%) Information Security
3 22 (59.46%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (48.65%) CISM
5 16 (43.24%) SANS
6 15 (40.54%) Finance
7 14 (37.84%) SIEM
8 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
8 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
8 13 (35.14%) CISA
9 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (32.43%) Degree
10 11 (29.73%) Firewall
10 11 (29.73%) Unix
10 11 (29.73%) Security Architecture
11 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
11 10 (27.03%) Windows
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
12 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
12 9 (24.32%) CEH
12 9 (24.32%) Threat Modelling
12 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (21.62%) Project Management
14 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
14 7 (18.92%) Retail
14 7 (18.92%) Target Operating Model
15 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 6 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
15 6 (16.22%) ISSAP

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 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 2 (5.41%) LDAP
5 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) AppScan
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Games
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.70%) Online Betting
6 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Security Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Security Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Forensic Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Malware Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.11%) Equities
3 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Online Games
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Information Security
2 22 (59.46%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (37.84%) SIEM
4 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
5 11 (29.73%) Security Architecture
6 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
7 9 (24.32%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (24.32%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (21.62%) Project Management
9 7 (18.92%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
10 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
12 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
12 4 (10.81%) Time Management
13 3 (8.11%) Information Security Management
13 3 (8.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) CISSP
2 18 (48.65%) CISM
3 16 (43.24%) SANS
4 13 (35.14%) CISA
5 12 (32.43%) Degree
6 9 (24.32%) CEH
7 6 (16.22%) ISSAP
8 5 (13.51%) GCIA
8 5 (13.51%) GCIH
8 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
10 3 (8.11%) CNA
10 3 (8.11%) CRISC
10 3 (8.11%) GCFA
10 3 (8.11%) GCFE
10 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (8.11%) Novell Certification
11 2 (5.41%) CEPT
11 2 (5.41%) CREST Certified
11 2 (5.41%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (24.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) ISO27002
4 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.11%) EnCase
2 3 (8.11%) Nessus
3 2 (5.41%) Nmap
3 2 (5.41%) OpenVAS
4 1 (2.70%) FTK
4 1 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Sun
4 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.41%) Qualys
4 2 (5.41%) Rapid7
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.70%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Veracode