The first table below looks at the demand for GCWN in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCWN over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator (GCWN)
Rank 576 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCWN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10255 9068 9807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.05% 17.79% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 4879 5054
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 501 610
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.87 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.26% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%

GCWN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCWN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCWN
Daily Rate Trend

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

GCWN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GCWN
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCWN 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 GCWN.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GCFW
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Trend Micro
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management

GCWN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCWN 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 GCWN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) GCIA
1 4 (100.00%) GCFW
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Sourcefire
1 3 (75.00%) Trend Micro