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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / South East
Rank 236 249 247
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing GIAC 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.092% 0.093% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Median daily rate £420 £335 £572
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -41.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
2186 2374 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.70% 27.67% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1416 1264
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 126 104
Median hourly rate £23.19 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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
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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +6 4 £420 +25.37% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £210 - 1
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 16 (88.89%) CISSP
2 15 (83.33%) Information Security
3 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
4 12 (66.67%) Firewall
5 11 (61.11%) Security Patching
6 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (50.00%) GCIH
7 8 (44.44%) DNS
7 8 (44.44%) ITIL
7 8 (44.44%) Information Assurance
7 8 (44.44%) SIEM
8 7 (38.89%) SaaS
8 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (38.89%) Server Hardening
8 7 (38.89%) Puppet
8 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
8 7 (38.89%) CLAS
8 7 (38.89%) Driving Licence
8 7 (38.89%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (38.89%) SANS
8 7 (38.89%) MPLS
8 7 (38.89%) Project Management
8 7 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
8 7 (38.89%) Change Management
9 6 (33.33%) Internet
9 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
9 6 (33.33%) Computer Security
9 6 (33.33%) OWASP

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 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (38.89%) MPLS
4 6 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
7 1 (5.56%) ADSL
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.56%) ICMP
7 1 (5.56%) IPsec
7 1 (5.56%) ISDN
7 1 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) PSTN
7 1 (5.56%) SNMP
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) X.25
General
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (11.11%) CLAS Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) Driving Licence
2 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Security Patching
3 8 (44.44%) Information Assurance
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) SIEM
4 7 (38.89%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Server Hardening
5 6 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 6 (33.33%) Computer Security
5 6 (33.33%) Cryptography
5 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (33.33%) OWASP
5 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (27.78%) Patch Management
6 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CISSP
2 9 (50.00%) GCIH
3 7 (38.89%) CLAS
3 7 (38.89%) SANS
4 3 (16.67%) RHCSA
5 2 (11.11%) CISM
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) CEH
6 1 (5.56%) CISA
6 1 (5.56%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
2 7 (38.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) WSUS
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (11.11%) Nessus
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.56%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Aveksa
3 1 (5.56%) Bomgar
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
3 1 (5.56%) Cybereason
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk