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 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 65 64 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.58% 1.10% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.18% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
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 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
809 764 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.42% 93.06% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 548 282
Average daily rate £375 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £45.00
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 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 2 July 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (42.86%) Computer Forensics
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Security
4 5 (35.71%) ArcSight
4 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (28.57%) Military
5 4 (28.57%) Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) AS400

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Forensics
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Security
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (28.57%) Web Design
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 1 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) SSCP
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (7.14%) GIAC
3 1 (7.14%) GCIA
3 1 (7.14%) GSEC
3 1 (7.14%) GCIH
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) ISACA
3 1 (7.14%) GPEN
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) ArcSight
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) AlgoSec
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint