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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 590 569 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing GCIA 16 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.019% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £280 -
% change year-on-year
+32.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10658 9240 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.53% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6062 5067 5208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 479 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

GCIA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
England -14 14 £475 +69.64% 6
London +23 9 £475 - 3
City of London - 6 £475 - 1
North West -11 3 £285 +1.78%
Cheshire -2 2 £285 +1.78%
Hampshire -16 2 £570 - 3
South East -18 2 £570 - 3
Warrington -12 1 £280 -
Berkshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bathgate - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Livingston - - - -
Scotland - - - -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCIA 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 GCIA.

1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 16 (69.57%) GIAC
3 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
4 13 (56.52%) UNIX
5 11 (47.83%) SIEM
6 10 (43.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (39.13%) Information Security
7 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
8 7 (30.43%) CNA
8 7 (30.43%) Novell Certification
8 7 (30.43%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (30.43%) GCIH
8 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (30.43%) Network Security
9 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Network Design
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco
10 5 (21.74%) Internet
10 5 (21.74%) Juniper
10 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
10 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
10 5 (21.74%) Analytics
11 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (17.39%) Investment Management
11 4 (17.39%) GCWN
11 4 (17.39%) GCFW

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCIA 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 GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
3 10 (43.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) Wireshark
6 3 (13.04%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) TACACS
8 1 (4.35%) NetScreen
8 1 (4.35%) IPsec
8 1 (4.35%) VPN
8 1 (4.35%) SSL
8 1 (4.35%) OSPF
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
8 1 (4.35%) VLAN
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Analyst
2 17 (73.91%) Security Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Information Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Build Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) SIEM
2 9 (39.13%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
3 7 (30.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (26.09%) Network Design
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 4 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (17.39%) Investment Management
7 3 (13.04%) Use Case
8 2 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Fund Management
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
9 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CISSP
2 16 (69.57%) GIAC
3 7 (30.43%) CNA
3 7 (30.43%) Novell Certification
3 7 (30.43%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (30.43%) GCIH
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) GCWN
6 4 (17.39%) GCFW
7 3 (13.04%) CEH
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 1 (4.35%) CISA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) Juniper
2 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
2 4 (17.39%) Sun
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Sourcefire
3 3 (13.04%) Trend Micro
4 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
4 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.70%) Websense
5 1 (4.35%) F5
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