The table below looks at the statistics for GISP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GISP over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
Rank - 580 586
Contract jobs citing GISP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.032% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £200 -
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
10631 9324 10121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.83% 17.44% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6028 5114 5218
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 486 628
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

GISP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GISP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GISP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GISP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GISP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GISP 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 GISP.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media

GISP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GISP 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 GISP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle