Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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 Incident Handler (GCIH)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 224 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 - +292
Contract jobs citing GCIH 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median daily rate - £700 -
Central London median daily rate - £700 £400
% change year-on-year - +75.00% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

GCIH 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 969 872 1,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.74% 14.22% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 605 752
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £240
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.94 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.04% -15.07% +37.35%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.13 £16.10
90th Percentile £43.38 £20.88 £33.92
Central London median hourly rate £22.26 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year +25.80% -15.75% +23.53%

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in the City of London

GCIH
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 GCIH in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for GCIH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GCIH 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) GCIA
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (100.00%) CSIRT
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (50.00%) C

GCIH
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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 2 (100.00%) Forensic Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Strategic Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) GCIA
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CSIRT
1 2 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sun