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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 165 195 196
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 38 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.47% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.50% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 10
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£475 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £251 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £316
% change year-on-year
- +26.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+88.00% -40.47%
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
5311 6588 6022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.16% 93.04% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4061 4818 4440
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 141
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 £11.59 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 36 (52.17%) CISSP
2 34 (49.28%) Information Security
3 24 (34.78%) Finance
4 23 (33.33%) Firewall
5 19 (27.54%) Risk Management
5 19 (27.54%) Network Security
6 16 (23.19%) CISM
6 16 (23.19%) Windows
7 14 (20.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (18.84%) GIAC
9 12 (17.39%) UNIX
10 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
11 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
11 10 (14.49%) Banking
11 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
11 10 (14.49%) Data Protection
11 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (13.04%) SIEM
12 9 (13.04%) CISA
12 9 (13.04%) GCIA
12 9 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (11.59%) SQL
13 8 (11.59%) Linux
14 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (10.14%) Degree
14 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
14 7 (10.14%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (8.70%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (7.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.33%) Firewall
2 19 (27.54%) Network Security
3 14 (20.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.25%) VPN
6 3 (4.35%) DNS
6 3 (4.35%) Wireless
7 2 (2.90%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.90%) SSL
7 2 (2.90%) WAN
8 1 (1.45%) Multicast
8 1 (1.45%) DHCP
8 1 (1.45%) LAN
8 1 (1.45%) LDAP
8 1 (1.45%) BGP
8 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.45%) OSPF
8 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.90%) Big Data
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Legal
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Open Source
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) Windows
2 12 (17.39%) UNIX
3 8 (11.59%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) VMS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) zOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Information Security
2 19 (27.54%) Risk Management
3 10 (14.49%) Data Protection
3 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (13.04%) SIEM
4 9 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
5 7 (10.14%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL
7 5 (7.25%) Security Architecture
7 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
7 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.80%) Business Continuity
8 4 (5.80%) Network Design
8 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.80%) BCP
8 4 (5.80%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) Java
2 1 (1.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) CISSP
2 16 (23.19%) CISM
3 13 (18.84%) GIAC
4 9 (13.04%) CISA
4 9 (13.04%) GCIA
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
5 7 (10.14%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (8.70%) CRISC
7 5 (7.25%) CNA
7 5 (7.25%) Novell Certification
8 4 (5.80%) CISMP
9 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CCNA
10 1 (1.45%) CEH
10 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.45%) GCIH
10 1 (1.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) RACF
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nessus
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.45%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco
2 5 (7.25%) Websense
3 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.80%) Symantec
3 4 (5.80%) Sun
3 4 (5.80%) MobileIron
4 3 (4.35%) Qualys
4 3 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Juniper
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) F5
5 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.90%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk
6 1 (1.45%) Gemalto
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
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