The table below looks at the statistics for GIAC in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
England / South West
Rank - 136 144
Contract jobs citing GIAC 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.069% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.20% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £550 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +124.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
878 990 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.90% 34.26% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 626 548
Median daily rate £413 £383 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 81 53
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £38.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +6.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £46.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIAC across the South West region.

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GIAC
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 3 (100.00%) GPEN
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) GPEN
1 3 (100.00%) GWAPT