The table below looks at the statistics for GSEC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GSEC over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
Rank 644 643 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing GSEC 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.061% 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £435 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 - -
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
11529 10945 10643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.35% 19.17% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7205 6556 6021
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 545 469
Median hourly rate £28.63 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.69 £51.17 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

GSEC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GSEC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

GSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GSEC
Daily Rate Trend

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

GSEC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GSEC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GSEC within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

GSEC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GSEC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GSEC within the UK.

GSEC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GSEC
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSEC within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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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
England -11 7 £435 -17.14% 4
Leeds - 2 £435 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £435 - 2
Manchester - 2 £435 -
Yorkshire - 2 £435 - 2
North West - 2 £435 -
London +4 1 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £250 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £250 -

GSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GSEC 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 GSEC.

1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) GCIH
3 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) Management Information System
4 8 (42.11%) GCIA
5 6 (31.58%) Information Management
5 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) SANS
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Legal
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) ISSAP
7 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (21.05%) RMADS
7 4 (21.05%) SCADA
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
7 4 (21.05%) SIEM

GSEC
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 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (31.58%) Network Security
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) Extranet
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) ArcSight Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (21.05%) SCADA
4 2 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (10.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Information Management
2 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Security
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Software License Management
5 2 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 10 (52.63%) GCIH
3 8 (42.11%) GCIA
4 6 (31.58%) CISM
4 6 (31.58%) SANS
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) CISA
6 4 (21.05%) GIAC
6 4 (21.05%) GSLC
6 4 (21.05%) GSNA
6 4 (21.05%) ISSAP
7 2 (10.53%) CEH
7 2 (10.53%) GCED
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (10.53%) SSCP
8 1 (5.26%) CCNA
8 1 (5.26%) CCNP
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (21.05%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
1 2 (10.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (10.53%) Nmap
1 2 (10.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
3 3 (15.79%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Infor
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) NetWitness
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
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