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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 116 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 13 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.15% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 24
Median daily rate £283 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £270 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £485 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
2158 2445 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.28% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1429 1760
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 259 186
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Essex +3 10 £265 -1.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £400 -3.03%
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 5
Suffolk - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 28 (62.22%) Information Security
2 20 (44.44%) CISSP
3 12 (26.67%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) CISM
4 11 (24.44%) Finance
4 11 (24.44%) Security Operations
5 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
8 7 (15.56%) COBIT
8 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.56%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (13.33%) Security Management
9 6 (13.33%) VMware
9 6 (13.33%) Patch Management
9 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
10 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.11%) Unix
10 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
11 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003

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 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Network Security
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) GIS
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Local Government
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) EMV
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Information Security
2 11 (24.44%) Security Operations
3 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.33%) Patch Management
6 6 (13.33%) Security Management
7 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) Change Control
8 4 (8.89%) Computer Security
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (8.89%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) SIEM
9 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) CISSP
2 11 (24.44%) CISM
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (8.89%) CLAS
4 4 (8.89%) CRISC
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) CISA
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) COBIT
2 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) VMware
2 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.89%) Qualys
2 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (4.44%) Juniper
4 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.44%) Trustwave
5 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.22%) Lumension
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Varonis