The table below looks at the statistics for GCIH in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIH over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
Rank 121 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCIH 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% - 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
466 265 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.32% 12.88% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 160 176
Average daily rate £350 £345 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 12 33
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.12 £23.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIH across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIH Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GCIH
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIH across the West Midlands region.

GCIH Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

GCIH
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - - - -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing GCIH 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 GCIH.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) ACSA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing GCIH 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 GCIH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) ACSA
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM