The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 94 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 36 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 7
Median daily rate £415 £444 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +47.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £412 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £45.09 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +27.00%
Security Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2402 2951 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.47% 95.01% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1792 1619
Median daily rate £388 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 239 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst across the East of England region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst across the East of England region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +16 15 £394 - 1
Essex - 10 £375 - 2
Suffolk - 9 £550 -
Hertfordshire +14 3 £413 -15.38% 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (76.27%) Information Security
2 33 (55.93%) CISSP
3 18 (30.51%) Security Management
3 18 (30.51%) Security Operations
4 17 (28.81%) CISM
5 14 (23.73%) Finance
6 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
6 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (20.34%) Patch Management
7 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (16.95%) COBIT
8 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (15.25%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (13.56%) Project Management
11 7 (11.86%) Windows
11 7 (11.86%) Qualys
12 6 (10.17%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
12 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
12 6 (10.17%) Information Security Management
12 6 (10.17%) ITIL
13 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (8.47%) GIS
13 5 (8.47%) CISA
13 5 (8.47%) SAP
13 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
13 5 (8.47%) Active Directory

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) Network Security
2 3 (5.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) GIS
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (15.25%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (10.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (8.47%) PMI
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
7 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
8 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (3.39%) EMV
9 1 (1.69%) PKI
9 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Information Security
2 18 (30.51%) Security Management
2 18 (30.51%) Security Operations
3 12 (20.34%) Patch Management
3 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (13.56%) Project Management
6 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.17%) Information Security Management
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (8.47%) ISMS
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.78%) Computer Security
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.78%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.78%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (55.93%) CISSP
2 17 (28.81%) CISM
3 5 (8.47%) CISA
3 5 (8.47%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CEH
5 2 (3.39%) GSEC
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) SSCP
6 1 (1.69%) CLAS
6 1 (1.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.95%) COBIT
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Qualys
2 5 (8.47%) SAP
3 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) Dell
4 3 (5.08%) Juniper
4 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) AppSense
6 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.69%) Brocade
6 1 (1.69%) F5
6 1 (1.69%) FireEye
6 1 (1.69%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.69%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.69%) Varonis