The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 116 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing GIAC 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.22% 0.050% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GIAC 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 703 853 784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 39.16% 42.67% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 511 484
Median daily rate £415 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% +3.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
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 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.37% +127.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £17.00 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Hampshire

GIAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIAC in Hampshire

GIAC
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 GIAC within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 - 3 £400 -
GIAC
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIAC 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 GIAC.

1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Windows

GIAC
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 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) SCCP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) GCIH
3 3 (60.00%) RHCSA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) VMware