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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 104 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 1.42% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.48% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 13
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +47.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.80% +1.80%

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
2022 2236 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.24% 95.97% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1340 1413
Median daily rate £399 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 194 232
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.69 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Essex +3 11 £320 +18.51% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £400 +66.66%
Hertfordshire -1 1 £538 +26.47% 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £275 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 East of England region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Windows
1 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) VMware ESX
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Unix
3 13 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (46.43%) Forensic Analysis
4 11 (39.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (35.71%) Degree
5 10 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (25.00%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.86%) CISSP
7 5 (17.86%) Network Packet Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 4 (14.29%) Network Security
9 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (10.71%) CISA
9 3 (10.71%) CISM
9 3 (10.71%) Automotive
10 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.14%) Mimecast
10 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
10 2 (7.14%) Security Management
10 2 (7.14%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) Network Security
1 4 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (46.43%) Forensic Analysis
2 13 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (39.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
5 7 (25.00%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) Network Packet Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Email Filtering
8 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) CISSP
3 3 (10.71%) CISA
3 3 (10.71%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (46.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) Nmap
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
3 1 (3.57%) F5
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard