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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 180 171 211
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.43% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 12
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.88 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +55.55%
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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
5339 5309 6571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 92.12% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3871 4820
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 89 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 36 (63.16%) Information Security
2 16 (28.07%) Finance
3 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (24.56%) CISSP
5 12 (21.05%) Firewall
6 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
6 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.54%) Linux
6 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
6 10 (17.54%) SIEM
7 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (14.04%) Cyber Security
9 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.28%) Windows
9 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
9 7 (12.28%) CISA
9 7 (12.28%) CISM
10 6 (10.53%) Symantec
10 6 (10.53%) ITIL
10 6 (10.53%) UNIX
10 6 (10.53%) Banking
10 6 (10.53%) Network Security
11 5 (8.77%) Degree
11 5 (8.77%) Qualys
11 5 (8.77%) LDAP
11 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.77%) McAfee
11 5 (8.77%) Websense
11 5 (8.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Firewall
2 6 (10.53%) Network Security
3 5 (8.77%) LDAP
4 4 (7.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.26%) LAN
5 3 (5.26%) WAN
5 3 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (3.51%) VPN
7 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
7 1 (1.75%) SSL
7 1 (1.75%) SAN
7 1 (1.75%) Internet
7 1 (1.75%) DHCP
7 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
1 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
5 1 (1.75%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.75%) Blog
5 1 (1.75%) RMADS
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) UNIX
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Information Security
2 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
2 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
2 10 (17.54%) SIEM
3 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (14.04%) Cyber Security
5 6 (10.53%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Data Security
7 4 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) Use Case
8 3 (5.26%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.26%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (5.26%) Security Management
8 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) CISSP
2 7 (12.28%) CISA
2 7 (12.28%) CISM
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) CRISC
4 2 (3.51%) CEH
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) GIAC
5 1 (1.75%) CCSA
5 1 (1.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (5.26%) COBIT
4 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) OpenView
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Symantec
2 5 (8.77%) McAfee
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Websense
2 5 (8.77%) Qualys
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) Juniper
3 4 (7.02%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (5.26%) BMC
4 3 (5.26%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Remedy
5 2 (3.51%) Sophos
5 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.51%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.51%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.75%) Sourcefire
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