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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing GISP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
11863 10927 10747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 19.60% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7461 6192 6109
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 538 533
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
1 1 (100.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Error Analysis

GISP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (100.00%) Error Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Market Research
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow