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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 184 221 213
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.083% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.090% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £513 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £313 £333
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (73.91%) CISSP
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) UNIX
6 6 (26.09%) GIAC
7 5 (21.74%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) GCIA
7 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (21.74%) CISA
7 5 (21.74%) CISM
7 5 (21.74%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) CNA
8 4 (17.39%) Novell Certification
8 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Network Design
9 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) GIAC
3 5 (21.74%) GCIA
3 5 (21.74%) CISA
3 5 (21.74%) CISM
4 4 (17.39%) CNA
4 4 (17.39%) Novell Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Sun
1 3 (13.04%) Symantec
2 1 (4.35%) Qualys
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark