The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 199 177 196
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 11 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 23
Average daily rate £381 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £393 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £363 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5971 5767 7411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.37% 92.85% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4316 4253 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £278 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 121 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Security Analyst
London

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 30 (57.69%) Information Security
2 21 (40.38%) Windows
3 16 (30.77%) Finance
4 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (25.00%) Firewall
4 13 (25.00%) UNIX
5 12 (23.08%) CISSP
5 12 (23.08%) Banking
6 9 (17.31%) Asset Management
6 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
7 8 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
7 8 (15.38%) CISM
7 8 (15.38%) Juniper
8 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
9 6 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (11.54%) Network Security
9 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
10 5 (9.62%) IBM
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.62%) Gemalto
10 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (7.69%) Database Security
11 4 (7.69%) Security Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (7.69%) Retail
11 4 (7.69%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (5.77%) CICS
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) Network Security
3 5 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 2 (3.85%) Wireless
4 2 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) Intranet
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) DB2
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) AppScan
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.85%) Equities
5 1 (1.92%) Economics
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) PDA
5 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 13 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) zOS
4 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Information Security
2 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
2 9 (17.31%) Asset Management
3 6 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.69%) Database Security
5 4 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.77%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Security Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
7 2 (3.85%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.85%) Network Design
7 2 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (1.92%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C++
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) CISSP
2 8 (15.38%) CISM
3 3 (5.77%) CISA
3 3 (5.77%) GIAC
3 3 (5.77%) GCIA
4 2 (3.85%) CEH
4 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.85%) CNA
4 2 (3.85%) Novell Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) CCNP
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.92%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) RACF
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.92%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Juniper
2 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Gemalto
4 4 (7.69%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (3.85%) Qualys
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Sun
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