The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GIAC 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 850 993 862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.31% 33.64% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 608 512
Median daily rate £425 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 43 48
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -31.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £21.88 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

GIAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIAC in the South West

GIAC
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Dorset - 5 £475 - 1
GIAC
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SCCP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) ISSAP
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (40.00%) SSCP
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) PKI

GIAC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SCCP
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Operations Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) ISSAP
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
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