Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 244 235
Contract jobs citing GCIH 0 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.35% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
City of London median daily rate - £475 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.14% +30.23%
Central London median daily rate £588 £475 £700
% change year-on-year +23.68% -32.14% +75.00%
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 983 1,035 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.92% 14.39% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 736 701
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £238 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £685 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £483 £450
% change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% +3.54%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.31 £16.16
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.86 £21.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +9.21% +5.56%

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