The table below looks at the statistics for GCED in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCED over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
Rank - 635 635
Contract jobs citing GCED 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.088% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Median daily rate - £545 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £475
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 across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10126 11422 11701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6435 6923 6666
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 552 558
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.49% +53.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

GCED
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GCED as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

GCED Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCED
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCED within the UK.

GCED Daily Rate Trend in the UK