The first table below looks at the demand for GIAC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIAC over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Rank 544 526 577
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +51
Contract jobs citing GIAC 49 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.082% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.46% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 4
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£445 £500 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £357 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £650 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10442 9068 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.10% 17.77% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5891 4873 5063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
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 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 504 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.14 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

GIAC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GIAC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIAC
Daily Rate Trend

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

GIAC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GIAC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

GIAC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GIAC
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GIAC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GIAC
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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 -38 30 £475 -5.94% 10
London +8 17 £438 -27.08% 7
Scotland - 13 £425 - 1
North West +4 7 £525 +85.84% 1
City of London +17 5 £475 -29.62% 3
South East -32 2 £600 +20.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £378 -
Yorkshire - 2 £378 -
Hampshire -30 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bathgate - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Hayes - - - -

GIAC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GIAC 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 GIAC.

1 62 (91.18%) CISSP
2 41 (60.29%) Information Security
3 28 (41.18%) Firewall
4 26 (38.24%) Finance
4 26 (38.24%) Windows
5 22 (32.35%) Management Information System
6 21 (30.88%) ITIL
7 20 (29.41%) UNIX
8 19 (27.94%) CISM
8 19 (27.94%) CEH
9 17 (25.00%) CISA
9 17 (25.00%) Banking
10 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
13 13 (19.12%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (19.12%) SIEM
13 13 (19.12%) Cyber Security
14 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
14 12 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
15 11 (16.18%) SSCP
15 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (16.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (16.18%) CRISC
16 10 (14.71%) COBIT
16 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
16 10 (14.71%) Change Management
16 10 (14.71%) Ethical Hacking
16 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification

GIAC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GIAC 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 GIAC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) assyst
2 1 (1.47%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 28 (41.18%) Firewall
2 11 (16.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (14.71%) WAN
3 10 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.76%) LAN
4 8 (11.76%) Internet
5 6 (8.82%) Network Security
6 5 (7.35%) Wireless
7 4 (5.88%) Intranet
7 4 (5.88%) VPN
8 3 (4.41%) LDAP
9 2 (2.94%) FTP
9 2 (2.94%) HTTP
9 2 (2.94%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.94%) DNS
9 2 (2.94%) VoIP
10 1 (1.47%) SMTP
10 1 (1.47%) SSL
10 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) International Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 12 (17.65%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Risk Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) IT Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Security Specialist
6 5 (7.35%) Risk Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Information Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Product Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Product Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) Human Factors
2 5 (7.35%) CMDB
3 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.88%) PMI
3 4 (5.88%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.41%) CESG
4 3 (4.41%) PKI
5 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.94%) RMADS
5 2 (2.94%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) SCADA
6 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.47%) Equities
6 1 (1.47%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) UNIX
3 7 (10.29%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 21 (30.88%) ITIL
3 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
4 13 (19.12%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (19.12%) SIEM
4 13 (19.12%) Cyber Security
5 12 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (16.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.71%) Change Management
7 10 (14.71%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (13.24%) Identity Management
9 7 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (8.82%) Change Control
10 6 (8.82%) Information Assurance
10 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
10 6 (8.82%) Information Management
11 5 (7.35%) Computer Forensics
11 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) C
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (91.18%) CISSP
2 19 (27.94%) CISM
2 19 (27.94%) CEH
3 17 (25.00%) CISA
4 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 11 (16.18%) CRISC
6 11 (16.18%) SSCP
7 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
8 9 (13.24%) Degree
9 8 (11.76%) CCSP
9 8 (11.76%) CCNA
10 6 (8.82%) GCIA
11 5 (7.35%) PMP
11 5 (7.35%) PMI Certification
11 5 (7.35%) MCSE
11 5 (7.35%) MCSA
11 5 (7.35%) GCIH
12 4 (5.88%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.71%) COBIT
3 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 8 (11.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.47%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
1 9 (13.24%) Cisco
2 5 (7.35%) SAP
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Juniper
4 3 (4.41%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.41%) Trend Micro
5 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.94%) Sun
5 2 (2.94%) Qualys
6 1 (1.47%) Citrix
6 1 (1.47%) Software AG
6 1 (1.47%) LogLogic
6 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.47%) webMethods
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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