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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC IT Security Audit Essentials (GSAE)
Rank - 600 578
Contract jobs citing GSAE 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.010% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
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
10904 10292 9385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.31% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 5960 5067
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 480 434
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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