The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 623 623 624
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing GCIH 24 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.094% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £548 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £475 £550
% change year-on-year
-6.31% -13.63%
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
11746 10607 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.89% 18.90% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7318 6199 6096
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 555 496
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCIH
Daily Rate Trend

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

GCIH Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GCIH
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCIH within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

GCIH Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GCIH
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 +25 23 £550 +22.22% 15
South East +19 13 £523 - 3
Hampshire +15 6 £726 - 3
Basingstoke 0 6 £726 -
London +11 5 £625 +38.94% 7
North West - 5 - - 1
Manchester - 5 - - 1
Berkshire - 4 £380 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £380 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
City of London - 1 £500 - 3
Slough - 1 £445 -

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 53 (86.89%) CISSP
2 41 (67.21%) GCIA
3 35 (57.38%) Information Security
3 35 (57.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 31 (50.82%) SIEM
5 28 (45.90%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (45.90%) Security Operations
6 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
7 24 (39.34%) PCI DSS
8 23 (37.70%) GIAC
8 23 (37.70%) CEH
9 22 (36.07%) Windows
10 21 (34.43%) Firewall
11 20 (32.79%) Linux
12 19 (31.15%) Incident Management
13 18 (29.51%) CISM
14 17 (27.87%) Management Information System
15 16 (26.23%) ITIL
15 16 (26.23%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (24.59%) Analytics
16 15 (24.59%) Unix
17 14 (22.95%) RSA Security Analytics
17 14 (22.95%) NetWitness
18 13 (21.31%) Degree
18 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 12 (19.67%) Python
19 12 (19.67%) Network Security
20 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (18.03%) Change Management
20 11 (18.03%) Finance

GCIH
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) JBoss
1 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Project
1 8 (13.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (57.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
3 21 (34.43%) Firewall
4 12 (19.67%) Network Security
5 10 (16.39%) HTTP
6 9 (14.75%) DNS
7 7 (11.48%) Internet
8 6 (9.84%) LDAP
9 5 (8.20%) DHCP
10 4 (6.56%) MPLS
10 4 (6.56%) SSL
10 4 (6.56%) VPN
11 3 (4.92%) SSH
12 2 (3.28%) LAN
12 2 (3.28%) WAN
12 2 (3.28%) Wireless
13 1 (1.64%) IPsec
13 1 (1.64%) SMTP
13 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
13 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (63.93%) Analyst
2 24 (39.34%) Security Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 6 (9.84%) Incident Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Information Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Malware Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Forensic Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (14.75%) PKI
5 8 (13.11%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (13.11%) Driving Licence
5 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
7 5 (8.20%) Cryptography
7 5 (8.20%) iPad
8 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
8 4 (6.56%) SCADA
9 3 (4.92%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (4.92%) Equities
9 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
9 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
10 2 (3.28%) CESG
11 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Linux
3 15 (24.59%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Solaris
6 3 (4.92%) AIX
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Information Security
2 31 (50.82%) SIEM
3 28 (45.90%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (45.90%) Security Operations
4 19 (31.15%) Incident Management
5 16 (26.23%) ITIL
5 16 (26.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (24.59%) Analytics
7 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (18.03%) Change Management
9 10 (16.39%) Information Assurance
9 10 (16.39%) Security Architecture
10 9 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.11%) Server Hardening
12 6 (9.84%) Computer Security
12 6 (9.84%) Digital Forensics
12 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (9.84%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Python
2 7 (11.48%) C#
3 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.84%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) VB
4 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 2 (3.28%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (86.89%) CISSP
2 41 (67.21%) GCIA
3 23 (37.70%) CEH
3 23 (37.70%) GIAC
4 18 (29.51%) CISM
5 13 (21.31%) Degree
6 10 (16.39%) GSEC
7 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
7 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.84%) SANS
9 5 (8.20%) RHCSA
10 4 (6.56%) CREST Certified
10 4 (6.56%) ISSAP
11 3 (4.92%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (4.92%) CNA
11 3 (4.92%) GCED
11 3 (4.92%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (4.92%) Novell Certification
12 2 (3.28%) GCFE
12 2 (3.28%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (39.34%) PCI DSS
2 10 (16.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (13.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (6.56%) COBIT
5 4 (6.56%) RMADS
6 3 (4.92%) COSO
6 3 (4.92%) SAS 70
7 2 (3.28%) ISO22301
8 1 (1.64%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (1.64%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Snort
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (13.11%) Puppet
3 5 (8.20%) QRadar
3 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (8.20%) RSA Archer
4 4 (6.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (4.92%) Nessus
5 3 (4.92%) RSA enVision
5 3 (4.92%) WSUS
6 2 (3.28%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) NetWitness
2 9 (14.75%) Qualys
3 7 (11.48%) ArcSight
4 6 (9.84%) Intel Security
4 6 (9.84%) Splunk
5 5 (8.20%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) F5
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco
7 3 (4.92%) FireEye
7 3 (4.92%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.92%) Sun
7 3 (4.92%) VMware
8 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.28%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.64%) BMC
9 1 (1.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) Remedy
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