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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 383 395 374
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing GIAC 7 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.035% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.22% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
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£563 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £375 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £630 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +42.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £60.00
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
3584 3676 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.85% 16.18% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2511 1896
Average daily rate £415 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 123 125
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +1 2 £600 +26.31% 2
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 13 (59.09%) CISSP
3 11 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (40.91%) GCIA
5 8 (36.36%) GCIH
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) CISA
7 6 (27.27%) CISM
7 6 (27.27%) Games
7 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (22.73%) Snort
8 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (22.73%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
8 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) PMP
8 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
9 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) Dell
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
9 4 (18.18%) Security Management
9 4 (18.18%) Banking

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Games
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Security Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Economics
2 3 (13.64%) Human Factors
2 3 (13.64%) PMI
3 2 (9.09%) Online Games
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
6 2 (9.09%) SABSA
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) CISSP
2 9 (40.91%) GCIA
3 8 (36.36%) GCIH
4 6 (27.27%) CISA
4 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) PMP
5 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
6 2 (9.09%) GCED
7 1 (4.55%) OSCP
7 1 (4.55%) MCSE
7 1 (4.55%) APMP
7 1 (4.55%) CRISC
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) GCWN
7 1 (4.55%) GCUX
7 1 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Snort
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) Dell
1 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
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