The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.69% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.80% +1.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
319 427 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.22% 98.16% 98.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 317 211
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 12
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Cardiff region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) CISSP
4 5 (31.25%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) ISMS
4 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) CISA
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) WLAN
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Nessus
6 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
6 3 (18.75%) PKI
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) IPsec
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) ISMS
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 3 (18.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (18.75%) CRISC
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (18.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nessus
1 3 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) ScanSafe
2 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
2 3 (18.75%) Splunk
2 3 (18.75%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware