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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 257 241 228
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing GIAC 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.083% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£395 £650 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.23% +36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £347
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +19.51%
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
2698 2414 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.52% 25.48% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1181 916
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 115
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 April 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 7
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 15 (100.00%) CISSP
2 13 (86.67%) Information Security
3 10 (66.67%) Project Management
4 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (53.33%) CISM
5 8 (53.33%) Change Management
6 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (40.00%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Human Factors
7 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 6 (40.00%) PMP
7 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
8 4 (26.67%) SIEM
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (13.33%) McAfee
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) Human Factors
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
3 9 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
4 8 (53.33%) Change Management
5 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) SIEM
7 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) OWASP
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
8 2 (13.33%) Use Case
8 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (53.33%) CISM
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) PMP
3 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CRISC
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) GCIA
5 1 (6.67%) GCIH
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
1 2 (13.33%) Splunk
1 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
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