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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 168 216 208
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 32 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 16
Average daily rate
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£475 £525 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £450 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £239
% change year-on-year
+21.75% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -17.43%
Security Analyst
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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
5410 6712 7236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.93% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3919 4916 5256
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 22 (47.83%) Information Security
2 20 (43.48%) CISSP
3 19 (41.30%) Firewall
4 18 (39.13%) Finance
5 12 (26.09%) Network Security
6 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (19.57%) Windows
7 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
8 8 (17.39%) UNIX
8 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
9 7 (15.22%) CISM
9 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 6 (13.04%) CISA
10 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
11 5 (10.87%) SQL
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco
11 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.87%) GIAC
11 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (10.87%) Degree
11 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
12 4 (8.70%) UML
12 4 (8.70%) DNS
12 4 (8.70%) Wireless
12 4 (8.70%) GCIA
12 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.70%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) Network Security
3 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.70%) Wireless
5 4 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Economics
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) zOS
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) VMS
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Information Security
2 9 (19.57%) Risk Management
3 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) UML
6 4 (8.70%) SIEM
6 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) CISSP
2 7 (15.22%) CISM
3 6 (13.04%) CISA
4 5 (10.87%) GIAC
4 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) GCIA
6 3 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.52%) CNA
6 3 (6.52%) Novell Certification
7 2 (4.35%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) CRISC
8 1 (2.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) Sun
2 3 (6.52%) Juniper
3 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec
3 2 (4.35%) F5
3 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Qualys
4 1 (2.17%) Gemalto
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago