The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 100 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 23 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 0.83% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.87% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 5
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £458 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.00%
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
2450 2649 2882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.61% 96.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1460 1607
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 247 210
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +6 11 £425 -5.55%
Hertfordshire +14 6 £380 -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £240 -22.58%
Essex +5 2 £400 -23.80%
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (64.81%) Information Security
2 27 (50.00%) CISSP
3 25 (46.30%) Security Operations
4 19 (35.19%) Security Management
5 15 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (25.93%) COBIT
7 11 (20.37%) CISM
8 10 (18.52%) SAP
9 9 (16.67%) ITIL
9 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 9 (16.67%) SAP Security
10 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
10 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (14.81%) Project Management
11 7 (12.96%) CISA
11 7 (12.96%) Finance
11 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
12 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.26%) PMI
13 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
13 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
13 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
13 5 (9.26%) Retail
13 5 (9.26%) Information Security Management
13 5 (9.26%) ISMS
13 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (9.26%) Security Operations Centre
14 4 (7.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
14 4 (7.41%) Automotive

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) French Language
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) PMI
4 5 (9.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
1 4 (7.41%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Information Security
2 25 (46.30%) Security Operations
3 19 (35.19%) Security Management
4 9 (16.67%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) SAP Security
5 8 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) Information Security Management
7 5 (9.26%) ISMS
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.56%) SIEM
10 2 (3.70%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) CISSP
2 11 (20.37%) CISM
3 7 (12.96%) CISA
4 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.56%) CEH
6 2 (3.70%) GSEC
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) SSCP
7 1 (1.85%) CCNA
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.85%) RHCE
7 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.93%) COBIT
2 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
4 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) QRadar
2 1 (1.85%) Nessus
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) SAP
2 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) AppSense
3 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.70%) Qualys
4 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.85%) Brocade
4 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.85%) F5
4 1 (1.85%) FireEye
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.85%) Proofpoint
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec