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 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIAC 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.096% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-0.27% -5.26%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
932 673 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.98% 27.45% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 378 438
Average daily rate £414 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 43 64
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.95% -35.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £37.00 £54.50
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIAC across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol - 3 £245 - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
GIAC
England

GIAC
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) GPEN
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) SSCP
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) COBIT