The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank - - 114
Contract jobs citing GIAC 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
+9.44% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
GIAC
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
732 495 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.35% 17.09% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 244 248
Median daily rate £335 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 32
Median hourly rate £38.00 £28.22 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.65% +56.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GIAC
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIAC across the Scotland region.

GIAC Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

GIAC
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk