The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 77 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £500 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £40.22 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-44.67% +13.28%
Security Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1128 1588 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.66% 94.92% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 850 644
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Edinburgh region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (33.33%) CISMP
5 4 (33.33%) SWIFT
5 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (8.33%) MS Office
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) BCP
8 1 (8.33%) BT
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) BCP
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISMP
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BT
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco