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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 246 - 221
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIAC 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% - 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% - 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£572 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £390 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2580 2075 1618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.82% 24.71% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 983 735
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 127
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £43.30 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015. 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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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 - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) SIEM
4 8 (50.00%) GCIA
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
5 7 (43.75%) CISM
5 7 (43.75%) Change Management
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (37.50%) ArcSight
6 6 (37.50%) PMP
6 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (31.25%) Internet
7 5 (31.25%) Human Factors
8 4 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL
9 2 (12.50%) C
9 2 (12.50%) Linux
10 1 (6.25%) MCSE

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Information Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Human Factors
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) SIEM
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) GCIA
5 7 (43.75%) CISM
6 6 (37.50%) PMP
6 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.25%) MCSE
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (6.25%) CISA
7 1 (6.25%) CRISC
7 1 (6.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) ArcSight