The table below looks at the statistics for GCSC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCSC over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC Certified Security Consultant (GCSC)
Rank - - 546
Contract jobs citing GCSC 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00

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
10761 10322 8405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.58% 19.37% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6135 5726 4445
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 524 479
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

GCSC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCSC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCSC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCSC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GCSC within the UK.

GCSC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK