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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP)
Rank - - 623
Contract jobs citing GISP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
11575 10524 10430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.55% 19.42% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7191 6014 6089
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 540 539
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 9 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
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

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:

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
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
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