The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 55 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.70% 1.02% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.08% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Security Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
849 837 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.37% 94.58% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 592 589
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £95.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (56.00%) Finance
4 13 (52.00%) Network Security
5 12 (48.00%) SLA
5 12 (48.00%) Nokia
5 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
6 11 (44.00%) Demand Management
6 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (44.00%) F5
7 6 (24.00%) SIEM
8 5 (20.00%) CISSP
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Information Security
9 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
9 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (16.00%) Content Management
9 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
10 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (12.00%) Management Information System

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.00%) FWSM
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Demand Management
1 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (24.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Content Management
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (12.00%) Threat Management
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) ITSM
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.00%) GCIA
3 1 (4.00%) GCIH
3 1 (4.00%) SANS
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (48.00%) Nokia
3 11 (44.00%) F5
4 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (12.00%) Forcepoint
5 3 (12.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort
6 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk