Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +96
Contract jobs citing GCIA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Cheshire median daily rate £530 - -
North West median daily rate £600 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

GCIA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 180 187 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.90% 15.66% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 126 197
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.12% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £154 £140 £225
90th Percentile £550 £675 £574
North West median daily rate £414 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.65% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.25 £19.66 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.69% +9.62% -5.61%
10th Percentile £16.93 £12.10 £16.70
90th Percentile £46.50 £39.96 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% +39.33%

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing GCIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in Cheshire

GCIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GCIA in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GCIA in Cheshire

GCIA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £530 -
GCIA
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GCIA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Intranet
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) Intranet
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Malware Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) CESG
1 3 (100.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SFIA
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) GCED
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) GCIH
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) GREM
1 3 (100.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Infosec
1 3 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) IBM BigFix