The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 23 July 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 123 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing GIAC 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.075% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
539 511 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.92% 19.18% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 232 328
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £479 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 47
Average hourly rate £22.25 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

GIAC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cumbria - - - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 8 (80.00%) CRISC
3 6 (60.00%) CISM
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) CRAMM
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (50.00%) COBIT
4 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (40.00%) CISA
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) C
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (10.00%) SIEM
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (10.00%) Advertising

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Audit Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) CRAMM
3 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) CRISC
3 6 (60.00%) CISM
4 4 (40.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) GCIA
5 1 (10.00%) CEH
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (50.00%) COBIT
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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