The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 166 199 179
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 29 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £406 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £339 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -57.14%
Security Analyst
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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
5034 5813 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 92.36% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 4226 4345
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £283
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 74 81 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.51 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Security Analyst across the City of London region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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 Security Analyst across the City of London region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 29 (50.88%) Information Security
2 20 (35.09%) Finance
3 19 (33.33%) Firewall
4 18 (31.58%) SIEM
5 17 (29.82%) CISSP
6 16 (28.07%) Windows
7 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
7 13 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (21.05%) CISM
9 10 (17.54%) LogRhythm
10 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 9 (15.79%) Migration
10 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 9 (15.79%) Banking
10 9 (15.79%) Investment Management
11 8 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
11 8 (14.04%) UNIX
11 8 (14.04%) Linux
11 8 (14.04%) Financial Institution
12 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
12 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
12 7 (12.28%) Varonis
12 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (10.53%) Network Security
13 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
13 6 (10.53%) ITIL
13 6 (10.53%) Data Security
13 6 (10.53%) CISA
14 5 (8.77%) Websense

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (14.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (10.53%) Network Security
4 4 (7.02%) LDAP
5 3 (5.26%) LAN
5 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 3 (5.26%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (3.51%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
7 1 (1.75%) DHCP
7 1 (1.75%) SAN
7 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.75%) FCoE
7 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) CESG
3 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Blog
3 1 (1.75%) RMADS
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) UNIX
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.51%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Information Security
2 18 (31.58%) SIEM
3 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 9 (15.79%) Investment Management
4 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
4 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Data Security
6 5 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (7.02%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.26%) Use Case
8 3 (5.26%) Content Management
8 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.51%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) CISSP
2 12 (21.05%) CISM
3 6 (10.53%) CISA
4 4 (7.02%) CISMP
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
5 2 (3.51%) CRISC
5 2 (3.51%) CEH
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) GIAC
6 1 (1.75%) GCIH
6 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.26%) COBIT
5 1 (1.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (5.26%) OpenView
2 3 (5.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.75%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.75%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) LogRhythm
2 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
2 7 (12.28%) Varonis
3 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
4 5 (8.77%) Websense
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) MobileIron
5 4 (7.02%) ArcSight
5 4 (7.02%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (7.02%) HP
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) Remedy
6 3 (5.26%) McAfee
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) Juniper
6 3 (5.26%) BMC
6 3 (5.26%) Qualys
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
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