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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank 581 565 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing GCIA 25 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.017% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.099% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £280 -
% change year-on-year
+82.14% -
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
11203 9083 10306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.38% 17.20% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6169 5094 5327
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 423 625
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 23 £475 +69.64% 8
London +12 12 £475 - 3
South East -1 7 £514 - 5
City of London - 7 £475 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £514 - 5
Cheshire +9 4 £285 +1.78%
North West -3 4 £285 +1.78%
Warrington -4 1 £280 -
Berkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - - 3
Wakefield - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

GCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (100.00%) CISSP
2 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
4 24 (72.73%) Windows
4 24 (72.73%) GIAC
5 17 (51.52%) UNIX
6 16 (48.48%) SIEM
7 13 (39.39%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 11 (33.33%) Information Security
9 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
10 10 (30.30%) Linux
11 9 (27.27%) CNA
11 9 (27.27%) Novell Certification
11 9 (27.27%) Internet
11 9 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (27.27%) GCIH
11 9 (27.27%) Network Security
11 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (24.24%) Network Design
13 7 (21.21%) Juniper
13 7 (21.21%) Cisco
13 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
14 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
14 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
14 6 (18.18%) Degree
14 6 (18.18%) Legal
15 5 (15.15%) CEH

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 25 (75.76%) TCP/IP
3 12 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (27.27%) Network Security
4 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 5 (15.15%) Wireshark
6 4 (12.12%) TACACS
7 3 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) IPsec
8 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
8 1 (3.03%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) BGP
8 1 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (18.18%) Legal
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Analyst
2 21 (63.64%) Security Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Information Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Information Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Build Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Information Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.06%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) UNIX
3 10 (30.30%) Linux
4 3 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) SIEM
2 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 11 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (24.24%) Network Design
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (12.12%) Investment Management
7 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Use Case
7 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.03%) Migration
8 1 (3.03%) ERP
8 1 (3.03%) Fund Management
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CISSP
2 24 (72.73%) GIAC
3 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
5 9 (27.27%) GCIH
5 9 (27.27%) CNA
5 9 (27.27%) Novell Certification
6 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 5 (15.15%) CEH
8 4 (12.12%) GCWN
8 4 (12.12%) GCFW
9 1 (3.03%) CISA
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Cisco
1 7 (21.21%) Juniper
1 7 (21.21%) ArcSight
2 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 5 (15.15%) Sun
4 4 (12.12%) Websense
4 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
5 3 (9.09%) Trend Micro
5 3 (9.09%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Gosport
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 23 days ago