The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 Reading 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 71 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing GIAC 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £650 - -
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
330 187 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.73% 24.22% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 80 151
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
GIAC
Berkshire

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in Reading

GIAC
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CGEIT
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) GCIH
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CGEIT