The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 117 96 119
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 1.01% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.08% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Median daily rate £394 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +64.21%
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
2238 2311 2387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.29% 93.45% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1185 1143
Median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 79 78
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
Reading -17 1 - -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (41.67%) SIEM
3 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (29.17%) Information Security
4 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
4 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (25.00%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) NetWitness
6 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (20.83%) CEH
6 5 (20.83%) Qualys
6 5 (20.83%) GCIA
6 5 (20.83%) GCIH
7 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 3 (12.50%) Service Design
8 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Unix
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
8 3 (12.50%) CISA
8 3 (12.50%) CISM
9 2 (8.33%) SQL
9 2 (8.33%) Symantec
9 2 (8.33%) Solaris
9 2 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) CESG
1 2 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) SIEM
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 3 (12.50%) Service Design
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Brand Management
7 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
7 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (4.17%) Email Filtering
8 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.17%) Use Case
8 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) CEH
2 5 (20.83%) GCIA
2 5 (20.83%) GCIH
3 3 (12.50%) CISA
3 3 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
1 7 (29.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) RSA Archer
3 1 (4.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.17%) Nessus
3 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
3 1 (4.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) NetWitness
2 5 (20.83%) Qualys
3 3 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (8.33%) FireEye
4 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.17%) BMC
5 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Rapid7
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk