The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for GCIH qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Incident Handler (GCIH)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 117 115
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing GCIH 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.053% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.91% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £395 £335 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.91% -29.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £475
% change year-on-year -0.64% -17.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 786 881 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 41.94% 39.74% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 589 437
Median daily rate £413 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 25 25
Median hourly rate £41.64 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.04% +134.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

GCIH
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing GCIH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for GCIH in Hampshire

GCIH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCIH in Hampshire

GCIH
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCIH within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fleet +21 1 £395 +17.91%
GCIH
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCIH 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for GCIH.

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 7 (100.00%) SaaS
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (100.00%) Server Hardening
1 7 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (85.71%) Security Patching
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Driving Licence
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Security
2 6 (85.71%) Cryptography
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) VMware

GCIH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (85.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Change Management
1 7 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Server Hardening
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Security
2 6 (85.71%) Cryptography
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 6 (85.71%) Security Patching
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) GIAC
2 3 (42.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat