Period
to 24 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 226 224
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 +62
Contract jobs citing GCIH 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.081% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.56% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -4.76%
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% -4.76%
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 934 893 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.48% 14.50% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 609 710
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £302 £274 £261
90th Percentile £696 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 19 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.89 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.56% -17.88% +16.47%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.64 £16.13
90th Percentile £39.48 £25.99 £76.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.10 £17.83 £21.78
% change year-on-year +7.14% -18.15% +11.69%

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 May 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%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (50.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Runbook
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal

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 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (50.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Market Research
2 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Runbook
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) GSEC
2 1 (50.00%) GSLC
2 1 (50.00%) GSNA
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft