Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for GSEC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 December 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.

GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing GSEC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £395 - -
North East median daily rate £395 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 286 321 1,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.17% 35.12% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 251 732
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £220
90th Percentile £580 £530 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 69
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.48% +51.79% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.58 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -68.24% +57.41% +12.50%

GSEC
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GSEC within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £395 -
GSEC
North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for GSEC.

1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) GCED
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Resilience

GSEC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Resilience
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GCED
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys