The table below looks at the statistics for GSAE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSAE over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GIAC IT Security Audit Essentials (GSAE)
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Contract jobs citing GSAE 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
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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
10773 10593 8605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.27% 19.41% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6075 6056 4598
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £528 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 536 466
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

GSAE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GSAE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GSAE
Daily Rate Trend

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

GSAE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GSAE
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GSAE 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 GSAE.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Lync

GSAE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GSAE 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 GSAE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware