The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 184 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £380 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.96% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Information Security Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4725 5628 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.25% 93.69% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3625 4090 4001
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (76.67%) CISSP
3 16 (53.33%) Risk Management
4 13 (43.33%) CISM
5 10 (33.33%) GIAC
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (26.67%) Firewall
7 8 (26.67%) CISA
8 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Legal
8 7 (23.33%) UNIX
9 6 (20.00%) IIS
9 6 (20.00%) GCIA
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (20.00%) CRISC
9 6 (20.00%) Network Security
10 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
10 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (16.67%) Investment Banking
10 5 (16.67%) Banking
10 5 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) CNA
10 5 (16.67%) Novell Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Symantec

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security
3 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Legal
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Information Security
2 16 (53.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 3 (10.00%) Security Management
7 3 (10.00%) Network Design
7 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
8 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) E-Discovery
9 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
9 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) CISSP
2 13 (43.33%) CISM
3 10 (33.33%) GIAC
4 8 (26.67%) CISA
5 6 (20.00%) GCIA
5 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 6 (20.00%) CRISC
6 5 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (16.67%) CNA
6 5 (16.67%) Novell Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Symantec
2 3 (10.00%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Websense
3 2 (6.67%) Qualys
3 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.33%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.33%) Reuters
4 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle