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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 255 255 252
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing GIAC 15 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.46% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £335 £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
GIAC
England

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
2686 2583 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.90% 26.03% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1397 1263
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 123 118
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 8 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +8 4 - -
Hampshire +1 3 £335 -10.66%
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 South East region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 16 (80.00%) CISSP
3 14 (70.00%) GCIH
4 13 (65.00%) Python
5 12 (60.00%) CISM
6 10 (50.00%) GCIA
6 10 (50.00%) CEH
7 8 (40.00%) C#
7 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (30.00%) Java
9 6 (30.00%) VB
9 6 (30.00%) Project Management
9 6 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (25.00%) Perl
10 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (20.00%) C
11 4 (20.00%) GSEC
11 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (20.00%) ISSAP
11 4 (20.00%) Nessus
11 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
11 4 (20.00%) C++
11 4 (20.00%) ITIL

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 3 (15.00%) DHCP
3 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) AppScan
1 2 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Information Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Information Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) C# Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Security Advisor
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (20.00%) Server Hardening
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (30.00%) VB
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) CISSP
2 14 (70.00%) GCIH
3 12 (60.00%) CISM
4 10 (50.00%) CEH
4 10 (50.00%) GCIA
5 4 (20.00%) GSEC
5 4 (20.00%) ISSAP
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) RHCSA
7 2 (10.00%) CISA
7 2 (10.00%) CREST Certified
7 2 (10.00%) CRISC
7 2 (10.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (20.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Nessus
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (10.00%) Nmap
3 2 (10.00%) OpenVAS
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Qualys
2 2 (10.00%) Veracode
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware