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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC IT Security Audit Essentials (GSAE)
Rank 649 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GSAE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £384 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 - -
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
11139 11257 10772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 19.26% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6793 6111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 535 464
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

GSAE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GSAE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSAE within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes - 1 £384 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £384 -
South East - 1 £384 -
England - 1 £384 -

GSAE
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GSAE 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 GSAE.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop

GSAE
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%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft