Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 349 367
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 0
Contract jobs citing GIAC 4 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.058% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +41.79% -25.56%
10th Percentile £413 £371 £300
90th Percentile £578 £578 £425
England median daily rate £500 £475 £495
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,698 4,080 5,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.32% 26.45% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,015 2,336 3,073
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £252
90th Percentile £565 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 263 204
South East median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.50% -45.58% +63.33%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £59.63
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GIAC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in the South East

GIAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIAC in the South East

GIAC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIAC in the South East over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIAC in the South East

GIAC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIAC within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Thames Valley -9 3 £425 -22.73% 5
Berkshire -14 3 £425 -22.73% 3
Surrey - 1 £625 -
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GIAC 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 South East region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
2 3 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (75.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SANS
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight