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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 167 187 188
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 25 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 19
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£475 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -
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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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 32 (51.61%) Information Security
2 21 (33.87%) Finance
3 18 (29.03%) Firewall
4 17 (27.42%) SIEM
5 16 (25.81%) CISSP
6 15 (24.19%) Windows
6 15 (24.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (19.35%) CISM
8 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
9 10 (16.13%) Migration
9 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 10 (16.13%) Data Protection
9 10 (16.13%) LogRhythm
10 9 (14.52%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.90%) Network Security
11 8 (12.90%) Investment Management
12 7 (11.29%) CISA
12 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
12 7 (11.29%) Linux
12 7 (11.29%) UNIX
12 7 (11.29%) Banking
12 7 (11.29%) Varonis
13 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
13 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Investment Banking
13 6 (9.68%) ITIL
13 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
13 6 (9.68%) Financial Institution
13 6 (9.68%) Data Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) Network Security
3 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.45%) LDAP
5 3 (4.84%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) Internet
6 2 (3.23%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) LAN
6 2 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (1.61%) DHCP
7 1 (1.61%) SAN
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.61%) FCoE
7 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Investment Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) CESG
5 1 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.61%) RMADS
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Information Security
2 17 (27.42%) SIEM
3 10 (16.13%) Migration
3 10 (16.13%) Data Protection
4 9 (14.52%) Risk Management
5 8 (12.90%) Investment Management
6 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (9.68%) ITIL
6 6 (9.68%) Data Security
7 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.06%) Cyber Security
8 4 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 3 (4.84%) Change Management
9 3 (4.84%) Security Management
9 3 (4.84%) Identity Management
9 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (4.84%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) CISSP
2 12 (19.35%) CISM
3 7 (11.29%) CISA
4 5 (8.06%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) CRISC
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) CISMP
5 2 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (1.61%) GIAC
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.84%) COBIT
5 1 (1.61%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) AirWatch
1 4 (6.45%) DatAdvantage
2 3 (4.84%) OpenView
3 1 (1.61%) Nmap
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) LogRhythm
2 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
2 7 (11.29%) Varonis
3 6 (9.68%) Blue Coat
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) Websense
4 5 (8.06%) Symantec
4 5 (8.06%) McAfee
5 4 (6.45%) ArcSight
5 4 (6.45%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (6.45%) Qualys
5 4 (6.45%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco
6 3 (4.84%) Juniper
6 3 (4.84%) BMC
6 3 (4.84%) Remedy
6 3 (4.84%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) Reuters
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