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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 246 248 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing GIAC 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.075% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £335 £572 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £449 £380
% change year-on-year
-10.86% +18.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2352 2553 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 27.46% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1224 1002
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 104 111
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +7 3 £335 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 - 1
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) GCIH
2 6 (66.67%) CEH
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) GCIA
4 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Security
5 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) LDAP
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) GCIH
2 6 (66.67%) CEH
3 5 (55.56%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) GCIA
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) CREST Certified
5 2 (22.22%) GCFA
5 2 (22.22%) OSCP
5 2 (22.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Nessus
2 2 (22.22%) Nmap
2 2 (22.22%) OpenVAS
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) TippingPoint
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
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