The table below looks at the statistics for GCFW in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCFW over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW)
Rank - - 633
Contract jobs citing GCFW 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £450
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
10912 11255 10786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.47% 19.29% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6805 6762 6131
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 536 457
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

GCFW
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCFW Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCFW
Daily Rate Trend

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

GCFW Daily Rate Trend in the UK