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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 67 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-24.13% -29.68%
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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
784 556 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.34% 89.53% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 359 520
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) AS400
4 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) LogLogic
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) AlgoSec
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
1 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) McAfee
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) LogLogic
2 2 (20.00%) AlgoSec
3 1 (10.00%) SAP