The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 125 129 156
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 31 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.73% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 30
Median daily rate £450 £443 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
2780 2868 4872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.76% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2245 3761
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 77
Median hourly rate £20.10 £24.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 52 (80.00%) Information Security
2 30 (46.15%) Finance
3 25 (38.46%) Firewall
3 25 (38.46%) SIEM
4 24 (36.92%) CISSP
5 23 (35.38%) Security Operations
6 18 (27.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (27.69%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (23.08%) CISM
8 13 (20.00%) Splunk
8 13 (20.00%) Network Security
9 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
9 12 (18.46%) Windows
9 12 (18.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
11 10 (15.38%) Legal
12 8 (12.31%) SQL
12 8 (12.31%) Unix
13 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (10.77%) Cisco
13 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.77%) GIAC
13 7 (10.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (10.77%) Retail
13 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
13 7 (10.77%) GCIA
13 7 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (10.77%) SCCM
13 7 (10.77%) Security Monitoring
14 6 (9.23%) SANS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Firewall
2 13 (20.00%) Network Security
3 7 (10.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.15%) VPN
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.08%) SSL
8 1 (1.54%) 802.11
8 1 (1.54%) CTI
8 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.54%) HTTP
8 1 (1.54%) Internet
8 1 (1.54%) LAN
8 1 (1.54%) MPLS
8 1 (1.54%) SSH
8 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Legal
3 7 (10.77%) Retail
4 6 (9.23%) Banking
5 5 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Security Operations Centre
2 12 (18.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Equities
3 5 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Unix
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) Information Security
2 25 (38.46%) SIEM
3 23 (35.38%) Security Operations
4 18 (27.69%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (18.46%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
7 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.77%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (7.69%) Migration
9 5 (7.69%) Network Design
9 5 (7.69%) Threat Detection
10 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.15%) Data Security
10 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C#
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Python
3 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) CISSP
2 15 (23.08%) CISM
3 7 (10.77%) GCIA
3 7 (10.77%) GIAC
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 6 (9.23%) GCIH
4 6 (9.23%) SANS
5 5 (7.69%) CISA
5 5 (7.69%) CNA
5 5 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (7.69%) Novell Certification
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.62%) CCSP
7 3 (4.62%) GSEC
8 2 (3.08%) EnCE
8 2 (3.08%) GCFA
8 2 (3.08%) GPEN
8 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.62%) COBIT
3 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.08%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.54%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (6.15%) CSIRT
4 3 (4.62%) QRadar
5 2 (3.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Splunk
2 7 (10.77%) Cisco
3 5 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 5 (7.69%) Sun
4 4 (6.15%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.15%) Fortinet
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) NetIQ
5 3 (4.62%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) Symantec
5 3 (4.62%) Varonis
6 2 (3.08%) AppSense
6 2 (3.08%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.08%) Brocade
6 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.08%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.54%) Qualys
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