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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCIH 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £484 £278
% change year-on-year
-13.17% +74.32%
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 in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
475 459 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.85% 19.11% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 244 224
Median daily rate £375 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 59
Median hourly rate £20.88 £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.10% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

GCIH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing GCIH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Shropshire - 3 £375 -
GCIH
England

GCIH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCIH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) GCFA
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
1 7 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (100.00%) CCSA
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (85.71%) Forensic Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (85.71%) Disk Encryption
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 5 (71.43%) Big Data
4 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System

GCIH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Data Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Disk Encryption
2 6 (85.71%) Forensic Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) CCSA
1 7 (100.00%) CEH
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) GCFA
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk