The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 130 - 136
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 12 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.41% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £223
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 - £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £261
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -17.43%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2703 2244 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.38% 93.97% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1131 1383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 243 355
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Security Analyst
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
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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
Essex - 5 £300 -
Norfolk - 4 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £278 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) LAN
3 11 (57.89%) Information Security
3 11 (57.89%) Network Security
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) CISSP
7 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (21.05%) Publishing
8 4 (21.05%) Network Design
8 4 (21.05%) Qualys
8 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
8 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
8 4 (21.05%) ScanSafe
9 3 (15.79%) COBIT
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 11 (57.89%) Network Security
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
5 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
6 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 2 (10.53%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QADirector
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Network Design
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) GSEC
2 2 (10.53%) GIAC
2 2 (10.53%) SSCP
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) CSSLP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CEH
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) WebInspect
2 1 (5.26%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Qualys
3 4 (21.05%) ScanSafe
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
4 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Progress