The table below looks at the statistics for GWAPT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GWAPT over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
Rank 612 647 645
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Contract jobs citing GWAPT 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.020% 0.018% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £563 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
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
10127 11406 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6933 6679
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 549 557
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

GWAPT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GWAPT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GWAPT
Daily Rate Trend

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

GWAPT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GWAPT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GWAPT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GWAPT
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWAPT within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
England +18 2 - - 2
London +7 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

GWAPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GWAPT 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 GWAPT.

1 6 (85.71%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) GPEN
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) GCIA
3 3 (42.86%) GCIH
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) GIAC
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
3 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (42.86%) Content Development
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Nessus
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Nexpose
4 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
4 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
4 1 (14.29%) HP Fortify
4 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 1 (14.29%) SANS
4 1 (14.29%) GXPN
4 1 (14.29%) OSCP
4 1 (14.29%) OSCE
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Nmap
4 1 (14.29%) WebInspect
4 1 (14.29%) AppScan
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

GWAPT
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) AppScan
1 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
1 1 (14.29%) GDB
1 1 (14.29%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Content Development
2 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) GPEN
3 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) GCIA
3 3 (42.86%) GCIH
3 3 (42.86%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) GXPN
4 1 (14.29%) OSCE
4 1 (14.29%) OSCP
4 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HIPAA
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Core Impact
1 1 (14.29%) HP Fortify
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) Nexpose
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
1 1 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm