The table below looks at the statistics for GWAPT in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GWAPT over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank - - 367
Contract jobs citing GWAPT 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3527 3654 3026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.05% 16.72% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2392 2305 1880
Average daily rate £425 £415 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

GWAPT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GWAPT across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GWAPT Jobs Demand Trend in London

GWAPT
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GWAPT across the London region.

GWAPT Daily Rate Trend in London

GWAPT
Top 22 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GWAPT 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 GWAPT.

1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

GWAPT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GWAPT 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 GWAPT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus