The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GISP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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 Information Security Professional (GISP)
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GISP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.030% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

GISP 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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3389 3624 3649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.56% 16.95% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 2514 2343
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 43 95
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.40% -23.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

GISP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GISP in London

GISP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GISP in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GISP 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 London region with a requirement for GISP.

1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSDE
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Sysprep

GISP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSDE
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) GIS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Sysprep
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys