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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
UK
Rank 586 634 -
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -
Contract jobs citing GISP 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £281 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9503 10887 10399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.88% 21.26% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6129 6779 5964
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 426 477
Median hourly rate £30.37 £39.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.12% +79.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

GISP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GISP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GISP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 5 £281 +40.25%
South East - 3 £281 -
London +19 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £265 -
Surrey - 1 £296 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £296 -

GISP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GISP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GISP.

1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) GIS
2 4 (50.00%) ESRI
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) SABSA
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) IISP
3 3 (37.50%) Spatial Data
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Process Management
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) GIAC
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management

GISP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) ArcGIS
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (37.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Management
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) OWASP
2 3 (37.50%) Process Management
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) SABSA
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) CISA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) GIAC
1 3 (37.50%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Sysprep
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) VMware