The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 259 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIAC 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£572 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2903 2041 1794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.27% 23.98% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1440 1015 783
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 93 167
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GIAC
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIAC across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

GIAC Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

GIAC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Berkshire - 2 £388 - 2
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) SIEM
3 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) GCIA
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
5 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 6 (46.15%) Information Security
6 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
7 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
8 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 4 (30.77%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (23.08%) Linux
9 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 3 (23.08%) CISM
9 3 (23.08%) Change Management
10 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
10 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
10 2 (15.38%) ITIL
10 2 (15.38%) PMP
10 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
10 2 (15.38%) FTP
10 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SIEM
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) GCIA
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) CISM
5 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CRISC
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) GCIH
6 1 (7.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire