The table below looks at the statistics for GCIA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 612 620 635
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Contract jobs citing GCIA 12 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.047% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 12
Median daily rate £518 £450 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -10.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £380 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £518 £418 £481
% change year-on-year
+23.95% -13.15%
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
10143 11425 11976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.50% 20.64% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6395 6899 6771
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 559 560
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCIA
Daily Rate Trend

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

GCIA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GCIA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

GCIA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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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statistics and trends)
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
England -6 11 £630 +40.00% 17
London -6 8 - - 6
City of London - 6 - - 3
South East +12 2 £700 +67.66% 6
Hampshire +20 1 £700 +21.73%
South West +11 1 £560 -6.66% 1
Bristol +6 1 £560 -6.66% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £475 -
Jersey - 1 £475 -
Guernsey - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GCIA.

1 26 (89.66%) GCIH
2 24 (82.76%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (79.31%) CISSP
4 20 (68.97%) Information Security
5 17 (58.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (55.17%) CISM
6 16 (55.17%) GIAC
6 16 (55.17%) Windows
7 14 (48.28%) Finance
8 13 (44.83%) Management Information System
8 13 (44.83%) Security Operations
9 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (41.38%) Firewall
9 12 (41.38%) Linux
10 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
10 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (37.93%) SANS
10 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
10 11 (37.93%) CEH
10 11 (37.93%) Network Security
11 10 (34.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (31.03%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (31.03%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (31.03%) Python
13 8 (27.59%) Unix
13 8 (27.59%) C#
13 8 (27.59%) VB
13 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
13 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
13 8 (27.59%) PowerShell

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Project
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) Network Security
4 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
5 5 (17.24%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) SSH
6 4 (13.79%) SSL
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
3 7 (24.14%) Legal
3 7 (24.14%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Military
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Analyst
2 17 (58.62%) Security Analyst
3 16 (55.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) ArcSight Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Management Information System
2 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
3 9 (31.03%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (31.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (24.14%) Equities
4 7 (24.14%) Fixed Income
5 4 (13.79%) PKI
6 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (68.97%) Information Security
3 13 (44.83%) Security Operations
4 12 (41.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
6 8 (27.59%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (24.14%) Asset Management
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (24.14%) Network Design
7 7 (24.14%) Threat Detection
8 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) Service Management
8 5 (17.24%) SIEM
8 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Python
2 8 (27.59%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 8 (27.59%) VB
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) GCIH
2 23 (79.31%) CISSP
3 16 (55.17%) CISM
3 16 (55.17%) GIAC
4 11 (37.93%) CEH
4 11 (37.93%) SANS
5 7 (24.14%) CNA
5 7 (24.14%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (24.14%) Novell Certification
6 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) GSEC
8 3 (10.34%) GWAPT
9 2 (6.90%) CREST Certified
9 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (3.45%) GCFE
10 1 (3.45%) GREM
10 1 (3.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) COBIT
1 4 (13.79%) COSO
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
1 4 (13.79%) SAS 70
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (10.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (6.90%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Nessus
4 1 (3.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Sun
2 5 (17.24%) ArcSight
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) LogRhythm
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) NetWitness
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.90%) Qualys
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
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