The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 515 531 538
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 73 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.046% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.050% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 13 21
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£425 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47993 44437 46047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.63% 92.80% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30660 27466 26538
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 1962 2297
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Information Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Information Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Information Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
London +50 53 £425 -17.07% 13
South East -13 14 £350 -3.44% 4
East of England -19 6 £375 - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 111 (100.00%) Information Security
2 68 (61.26%) CISSP
3 35 (31.53%) CISM
4 34 (30.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (29.73%) Firewall
5 33 (29.73%) Risk Management
6 31 (27.93%) Finance
7 30 (27.03%) GIAC
8 26 (23.42%) ITIL
9 24 (21.62%) TCP/IP
9 24 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (20.72%) Network Security
10 23 (20.72%) Data Protection
11 21 (18.92%) Legal
12 20 (18.02%) CISA
13 18 (16.22%) Windows
14 17 (15.32%) Security Management
14 17 (15.32%) Information Assurance
15 16 (14.41%) Change Control
15 16 (14.41%) Cyber Security
15 16 (14.41%) Law
16 14 (12.61%) UNIX
16 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
16 14 (12.61%) Ethical Hacking
16 14 (12.61%) Banking
17 13 (11.71%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (11.71%) ISMS
17 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
17 13 (11.71%) CEH
17 13 (11.71%) Information Security Management

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.01%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
1 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) assyst
2 2 (1.80%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) Firewall
2 24 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 23 (20.72%) Network Security
4 12 (10.81%) Intranet
4 12 (10.81%) Internet
5 9 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.80%) Extranet
7 1 (0.90%) DNS
7 1 (0.90%) DHCP
7 1 (0.90%) Wireless
General
1 31 (27.93%) Finance
2 21 (18.92%) Legal
3 16 (14.41%) Law
4 14 (12.61%) Banking
5 9 (8.11%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.41%) Retail
7 5 (4.50%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.80%) International Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.90%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.90%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.90%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.50%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Informatics
4 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.80%) Equities
4 2 (1.80%) PKI
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.90%) RMADS
5 1 (0.90%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) UNIX
3 10 (9.01%) Linux
4 1 (0.90%) AIX
4 1 (0.90%) HPUX
4 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (100.00%) Information Security
2 33 (29.73%) Risk Management
3 26 (23.42%) ITIL
4 24 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (20.72%) Data Protection
6 17 (15.32%) Information Assurance
6 17 (15.32%) Security Management
7 16 (14.41%) Change Control
7 16 (14.41%) Cyber Security
8 14 (12.61%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
9 13 (11.71%) Information Security Management
9 13 (11.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (11.71%) ISMS
10 12 (10.81%) Project Management
11 9 (8.11%) E-Discovery
12 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.31%) Network Design
13 6 (5.41%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.21%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (61.26%) CISSP
2 35 (31.53%) CISM
3 30 (27.03%) GIAC
4 20 (18.02%) CISA
5 13 (11.71%) CEH
6 12 (10.81%) Degree
6 12 (10.81%) MCSE
6 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (10.81%) CRISC
7 10 (9.01%) GCIA
8 9 (8.11%) CNA
8 9 (8.11%) Novell Certification
8 9 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.70%) CISMP
10 2 (1.80%) PCI QSA
11 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.90%) ACCA
11 1 (0.90%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.80%) COBIT
5 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.90%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Qualys
3 11 (9.91%) ArcSight
4 10 (9.01%) HP
5 9 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 9 (8.11%) Symantec
6 8 (7.21%) Sun
7 5 (4.50%) Oracle
8 4 (3.60%) McAfee
9 3 (2.70%) Websense
9 3 (2.70%) IBM
9 3 (2.70%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.80%) Cisco
10 2 (1.80%) VMware
10 2 (1.80%) Reuters
10 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.80%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.90%) Opsware
11 1 (0.90%) SAP
11 1 (0.90%) CA
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