The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 399 375 399
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing GIAC 13 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.065% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 20
Average daily rate £513 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £480 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £220 £450
% change year-on-year
+122.09% -51.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4011 3299 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.58% 15.27% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 1982 2317
Average daily rate £411 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 109 115
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.66 £135.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
GIAC
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 1 £500 - 3
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (92.68%) CISSP
2 30 (73.17%) Information Security
3 23 (56.10%) CISA
4 19 (46.34%) Oracle
4 19 (46.34%) Banking
5 18 (43.90%) Tivoli
5 18 (43.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 18 (43.90%) Identity Management
5 18 (43.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 16 (39.02%) UNIX
7 15 (36.59%) Windows
7 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
8 13 (31.71%) ITIL
8 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
9 12 (29.27%) Finance
9 12 (29.27%) Project Management
10 10 (24.39%) SQL
11 9 (21.95%) GCIA
11 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
12 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
12 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
12 8 (19.51%) Firewall
13 7 (17.07%) Mainframe
13 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
13 7 (17.07%) LDAP
13 7 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (17.07%) Network Security

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Visio
2 7 (17.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) LDAP
2 7 (17.07%) Network Security
3 5 (12.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.88%) HTTP
4 2 (4.88%) Intranet
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.44%) FindBugs
General
1 19 (46.34%) Banking
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Legal
4 3 (7.32%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Games
5 2 (4.88%) French Language
5 2 (4.88%) German Language
5 2 (4.88%) Italian Language
5 2 (4.88%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Information Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Engagement Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) JSP
1 1 (2.44%) Spring
1 1 (2.44%) Spring Security
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.07%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.88%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) UNIX
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Information Security
2 18 (43.90%) Identity Management
3 13 (31.71%) ITIL
4 12 (29.27%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) Risk Management
7 6 (14.63%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (12.20%) UML
8 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) Information Assurance
8 5 (12.20%) Security Architecture
9 4 (9.76%) SIEM
9 4 (9.76%) Network Design
9 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
10 3 (7.32%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (92.68%) CISSP
2 23 (56.10%) CISA
3 9 (21.95%) GCIA
4 6 (14.63%) GCIH
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) CNA
5 5 (12.20%) Novell Certification
5 5 (12.20%) CISM
5 5 (12.20%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (9.76%) CEH
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.32%) GCED
8 2 (4.88%) CRISC
8 2 (4.88%) CGEIT
8 2 (4.88%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (4.88%) CCNA
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.44%) PMP
9 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.44%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) COBIT
4 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) Tivoli
1 18 (43.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Sun
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) NetIQ
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec
3 1 (2.44%) McAfee
3 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.44%) Q1 Labs
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm