Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 235 271
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36 +23
Contract jobs citing GCIA 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.090% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.58% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
City of London median daily rate £475 - £825
Central London median daily rate £475 - £825
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 995 1042 1377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.94% 15.56% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 732 1007
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £442
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.81% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +1.60% +20.65%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.35
% change year-on-year - +3.54% +7.94%

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GCIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in the City of London

GCIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCIA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCIA 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) GCIH
1 9 (100.00%) GIAC
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 9 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (100.00%) SANS
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 7 (77.78%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (77.78%) NIST 800
2 7 (77.78%) FireEye
2 7 (77.78%) Information Assurance
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Novell Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Sun
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Information Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 9 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) Information Assurance
2 7 (77.78%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) E-Discovery
3 2 (22.22%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) GCIH
1 9 (100.00%) GIAC
1 9 (100.00%) SANS
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (77.78%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
2 2 (22.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Blue Coat
1 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Dell
1 7 (77.78%) FireEye
1 7 (77.78%) McAfee
2 2 (22.22%) Sun