Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for GSEC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 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 Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing GSEC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.068% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median daily rate £560 - -
England median daily rate £530 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

GSEC 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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 400 345 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.38% 28.30% 33.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 264 441
North East median daily rate £413 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.79% -
10th Percentile £263 £252 £223
90th Percentile £551 £547 £520
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 48
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £31.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.21% +37.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £10.53 £8.38 £11.91
90th Percentile £33.80 £46.07 £43.00
England median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.00% -9.09% +1.85%

GSEC
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSEC within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £560 -
GSEC
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GSEC 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 North East region with a requirement for GSEC.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

GSEC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) IBM BigFix