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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 652 656 629
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing GCIA 9 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.079% 0.064% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £445 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -4.16%
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
11458 10991 10636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.28% 19.26% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6594 6003
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 533 476
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 2016.

GCIA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GCIA
Top 11 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 30 July 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 +19 9 £445 -3.26% 15
South East +18 4 £423 +35.20% 2
London -3 4 £900 +50.62% 5
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Slough +9 1 £445 +42.40%
South West +5 1 - - 3
Bristol -2 1 - - 1
Berkshire -5 1 £445 +42.40% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (91.11%) GCIH
2 38 (84.44%) CISSP
3 28 (62.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (51.11%) Information Security
6 22 (48.89%) SIEM
7 21 (46.67%) Security Operations
8 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
9 18 (40.00%) CEH
10 16 (35.56%) Incident Management
11 15 (33.33%) NetWitness
11 15 (33.33%) PCI DSS
12 14 (31.11%) Analytics
12 14 (31.11%) RSA Security Analytics
12 14 (31.11%) GIAC
12 14 (31.11%) Windows
13 12 (26.67%) CISM
13 12 (26.67%) Firewall
13 12 (26.67%) Degree
13 12 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 10 (22.22%) Network Security
15 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
15 10 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (22.22%) Linux
16 9 (20.00%) SANS
16 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
16 9 (20.00%) ArcSight
16 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (20.00%) Unix

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 8 (17.78%) MS Project
1 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (62.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 12 (26.67%) Firewall
4 10 (22.22%) Network Security
5 6 (13.33%) HTTP
6 5 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (6.67%) Internet
7 3 (6.67%) SSH
7 3 (6.67%) SSL
8 2 (4.44%) WAN
9 1 (2.22%) DNS
9 1 (2.22%) LAN
9 1 (2.22%) LDAP
9 1 (2.22%) SMTP
9 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
9 1 (2.22%) Wireless
9 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Military
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Information Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Malware Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Junior
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (15.56%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (11.11%) iPad
6 4 (8.89%) SCADA
7 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
7 3 (6.67%) Equities
7 3 (6.67%) Fixed Income
7 3 (6.67%) PKI
8 1 (2.22%) CESG
8 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
8 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 9 (20.00%) Unix
4 4 (8.89%) Solaris
5 3 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (51.11%) Information Security
3 22 (48.89%) SIEM
4 21 (46.67%) Security Operations
5 16 (35.56%) Incident Management
6 14 (31.11%) Analytics
7 11 (24.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 8 (17.78%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (15.56%) Security Architecture
11 6 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (13.33%) Digital Forensics
12 5 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
13 4 (8.89%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
13 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
14 3 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C#
1 6 (13.33%) Python
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) VB
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (91.11%) GCIH
2 38 (84.44%) CISSP
3 18 (40.00%) CEH
4 14 (31.11%) GIAC
5 12 (26.67%) CISM
5 12 (26.67%) Degree
6 9 (20.00%) SANS
6 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) GSEC
7 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) ISSAP
9 3 (6.67%) CNA
9 3 (6.67%) CREST Certified
9 3 (6.67%) GCED
9 3 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (6.67%) Novell Certification
10 2 (4.44%) GCFE
11 1 (2.22%) ECIH
11 1 (2.22%) GWAPT
11 1 (2.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 10 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (8.89%) COBIT
3 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.89%) RMADS
4 3 (6.67%) COSO
4 3 (6.67%) SAS 70
5 1 (2.22%) ISO22301
5 1 (2.22%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Snort
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (13.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (11.11%) RSA Archer
4 3 (6.67%) Nessus
4 3 (6.67%) RSA enVision
5 2 (4.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (4.44%) Nmap
5 2 (4.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) NetWitness
2 9 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 9 (20.00%) Qualys
3 6 (13.33%) Intel Security
3 6 (13.33%) Splunk
4 4 (8.89%) F5
4 4 (8.89%) LogRhythm
4 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) FireEye
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Sun
6 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) BT
7 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Tripwire
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