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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 166 169 184
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 30 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 5
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+133.33% +13.20%
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 35 (47.30%) CISSP
1 35 (47.30%) Information Security
2 26 (35.14%) Firewall
2 26 (35.14%) Windows
3 24 (32.43%) Finance
4 21 (28.38%) CISM
5 20 (27.03%) Risk Management
5 20 (27.03%) Network Security
6 17 (22.97%) SIEM
7 15 (20.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (17.57%) GIAC
8 13 (17.57%) UNIX
9 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
10 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
11 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
11 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
11 10 (13.51%) Migration
11 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (12.16%) GCIA
12 9 (12.16%) CISA
12 9 (12.16%) Investment Management
12 9 (12.16%) LogRhythm
13 8 (10.81%) Data Protection
13 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
13 8 (10.81%) Linux
13 8 (10.81%) Banking
13 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
14 7 (9.46%) Legal
14 7 (9.46%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (9.46%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (9.46%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.14%) Firewall
2 20 (27.03%) Network Security
3 15 (20.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.76%) VPN
6 3 (4.05%) Wireless
7 2 (2.70%) WAN
7 2 (2.70%) DNS
7 2 (2.70%) SSL
7 2 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.35%) LAN
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.35%) DHCP
8 1 (1.35%) BGP
8 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.35%) OSPF
8 1 (1.35%) Internet
8 1 (1.35%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Big Data
1 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
2 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Legal
4 6 (8.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
6 1 (1.35%) Military
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.05%) PKI
3 2 (2.70%) Open Source
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.70%) GIS
3 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 13 (17.57%) UNIX
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.35%) AIX
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.35%) VMS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Information Security
2 20 (27.03%) Risk Management
3 17 (22.97%) SIEM
4 10 (13.51%) Migration
5 9 (12.16%) Investment Management
6 8 (10.81%) Data Protection
6 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.11%) Project Management
7 6 (8.11%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Information Assurance
8 5 (6.76%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (5.41%) Cyber Security
9 4 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (5.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) CISSP
2 21 (28.38%) CISM
3 13 (17.57%) GIAC
4 9 (12.16%) GCIA
4 9 (12.16%) CISA
5 7 (9.46%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (9.46%) CRISC
6 6 (8.11%) CISMP
6 6 (8.11%) Degree
7 5 (6.76%) CNA
7 5 (6.76%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CEH
8 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.35%) CCSA
8 1 (1.35%) GCIH
8 1 (1.35%) CCNA
8 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Nmap
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) DatAdvantage
2 2 (2.70%) Nessus
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.35%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
2 9 (12.16%) LogRhythm
3 7 (9.46%) Websense
3 7 (9.46%) MobileIron
4 6 (8.11%) Varonis
4 6 (8.11%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.41%) Symantec
5 4 (5.41%) Cisco
5 4 (5.41%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) Sun
6 3 (4.05%) Qualys
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.05%) ArcSight
6 3 (4.05%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (2.70%) F5
7 2 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (1.35%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.35%) IronPort
8 1 (1.35%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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