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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 110 116
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing GCIH 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.82% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £400 £651 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £600 £475
% change year-on-year -33.33% +26.31%  
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 699 853 775
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 39.01% 42.44% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 504 476
Median daily rate £415 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 35
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.83 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +145.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £17.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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 22 June 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
Basingstoke -8 3 £400 -43.01%
GCIH
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall

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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) SIEM
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
2 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware