The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 96 121 102
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 23 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.20% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.22% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 11
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£280 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £337 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £375 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.77% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% +57.77%
Security Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2156 2234 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.91% 90.52% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1059 952
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 52 92
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £28.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 12 £269 - 2
Reading +15 7 £431 +34.76% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £445 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (40.74%) Information Security
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
6 5 (18.52%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
7 4 (14.81%) HP
8 3 (11.11%) CRM
8 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
8 3 (11.11%) Perl
8 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.11%) Billing
8 3 (11.11%) Taxonomies
8 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (7.41%) iSeries
9 2 (7.41%) Test Planning

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.11%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) Taxonomies
1 3 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
3 5 (18.52%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM
5 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) XPath
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCIE
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
3 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.70%) TippingPoint
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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