Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GCIA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 June 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)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 827 783 820
Rank change year-on-year -44 +37 +12
Contract jobs citing GCIA 12 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.024% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 29
England median daily rate £500 £481 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +5.77% -6.81%
10th Percentile £383 £367 £365
90th Percentile £643 £538 £732
UK median daily rate £500 £481 £455
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.77% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,344 17,017 20,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.91% 20.16% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,349 10,470 13,224
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 860 739
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%
10th Percentile £12.66 £12.00 £12.23
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £24.91 £30.00 £30.21
% change year-on-year -16.98% -0.68% +34.24%

GCIA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GCIA in England

GCIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCIA in England

GCIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GCIA in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GCIA in England

GCIA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIA within the England region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
London -48 8 £500 +8.11% 3
North of England - 3 £395 - 5
Yorkshire - 2 £395 - 4
South West +5 1 - -
North East - 1 £395 -
North West - 1 £700 - 1
GCIA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for GCIA.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) GIAC
2 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 11 (91.67%) GSEC
3 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
4 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (66.67%) Information Security
5 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (66.67%) SIEM
6 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (58.33%) CEH
6 7 (58.33%) Finance
6 7 (58.33%) Windows
7 6 (50.00%) Linux
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (50.00%) GCIH
8 5 (41.67%) Information Management
8 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
8 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
8 5 (41.67%) CCNP
8 5 (41.67%) MySQL
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (41.67%) Unix
8 5 (41.67%) IPsec
8 5 (41.67%) HTTP
8 5 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (41.67%) Static Code Analysis
8 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity

GCIA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (41.67%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
4 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) FTP
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) CyberArk Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Cyberattack
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (8.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) SIEM
3 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (41.67%) Information Management
4 5 (41.67%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
4 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) Static Code Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) COBOL
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CISSP
1 11 (91.67%) GIAC
1 11 (91.67%) GSEC
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) CEH
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) GCIH
5 5 (41.67%) CCNP
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (25.00%) GCED
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) CCNA
8 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) GCFA
8 1 (8.33%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) CyberArk
2 2 (16.67%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight