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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 160 206 199
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 45 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 15
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 £375 £250 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +27.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+36.28% -40.47%
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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
5468 6717 6722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.01% 92.50% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4122 4887 4890
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 139 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.58 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 34 (50.75%) Information Security
2 33 (49.25%) CISSP
3 23 (34.33%) Finance
3 23 (34.33%) Firewall
4 21 (31.34%) Network Security
5 17 (25.37%) Risk Management
5 17 (25.37%) Windows
6 13 (19.40%) UNIX
6 13 (19.40%) CISM
6 13 (19.40%) GIAC
6 13 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (16.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
8 10 (14.93%) Data Protection
9 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (13.43%) GCIA
10 8 (11.94%) Banking
10 8 (11.94%) SQL
10 8 (11.94%) CISA
10 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.45%) Linux
11 7 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (10.45%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
11 7 (10.45%) SIEM
12 6 (8.96%) CRISC
12 6 (8.96%) Degree
12 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (7.46%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) Firewall
2 21 (31.34%) Network Security
3 11 (16.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
5 3 (4.48%) Wireless
5 3 (4.48%) DNS
6 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (2.99%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) BGP
7 1 (1.49%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.49%) OSPF
7 1 (1.49%) WAN
7 1 (1.49%) DHCP
7 1 (1.49%) LDAP
7 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.49%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Big Data
1 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Legal
4 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) PKI
3 2 (2.99%) GIS
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) UNIX
3 7 (10.45%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) VMS
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) zOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Information Security
2 17 (25.37%) Risk Management
3 10 (14.93%) Data Protection
4 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (13.43%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.45%) SIEM
6 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) Project Management
7 5 (7.46%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.46%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (5.97%) Network Design
8 4 (5.97%) Security Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) REXX
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) CISSP
2 13 (19.40%) CISM
2 13 (19.40%) GIAC
3 9 (13.43%) GCIA
4 8 (11.94%) CISA
5 7 (10.45%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (8.96%) CRISC
6 6 (8.96%) Degree
7 5 (7.46%) CNA
7 5 (7.46%) Novell Certification
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.99%) CISMP
10 1 (1.49%) CCNA
10 1 (1.49%) CCSA
10 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) RACF
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Websense
1 5 (7.46%) Symantec
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco
2 4 (5.97%) ArcSight
2 4 (5.97%) Sun
2 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.48%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) Qualys
4 2 (2.99%) F5
4 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
4 2 (2.99%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Juniper
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk
5 1 (1.49%) Gemalto