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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 534 531 501
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 52 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.082% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 26
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £363 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £321
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +36.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 - -
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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
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +8 33 £475 - 12
South East -17 11 £306 -30.00% 5
West Midlands +4 4 - - 1
South West +1 2 £385 -3.75%
North West -15 2 - -
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Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Information Security
2 57 (50.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (41.07%) CISSP
4 43 (38.39%) Risk Management
5 38 (33.93%) CISM
6 30 (26.79%) Finance
7 24 (21.43%) ISMS
8 23 (20.54%) CISA
9 21 (18.75%) Management Information System
10 20 (17.86%) Security Management
11 17 (15.18%) Firewall
11 17 (15.18%) Information Security Management
12 16 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
12 16 (14.29%) PCI DSS
13 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (9.82%) SIEM
14 11 (9.82%) Data Protection
15 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
16 9 (8.04%) Degree
16 9 (8.04%) Banking
17 8 (7.14%) Legal
17 8 (7.14%) ITIL
17 8 (7.14%) Retail
17 8 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
17 8 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
17 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
18 7 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (6.25%) Information Governance
19 6 (5.36%) Security Architecture
19 6 (5.36%) E-Discovery

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5 (4.46%) IIS
2 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Office
2 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) Firewall
2 5 (4.46%) Intranet
2 5 (4.46%) Network Security
3 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.89%) LAN
4 1 (0.89%) WAN
4 1 (0.89%) VPN
General
1 30 (26.79%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Retail
3 8 (7.14%) Legal
4 7 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Law
7 2 (1.79%) Publishing
7 2 (1.79%) Games
7 2 (1.79%) Military
8 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.89%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) HTML
1 1 (0.89%) .NET
1 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) Human Factors
4 3 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.79%) iSeries
5 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) CESG
6 1 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.89%) Economics
6 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Windows
2 3 (2.68%) UNIX
3 2 (1.79%) Linux
4 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (100.00%) Information Security
2 43 (38.39%) Risk Management
3 24 (21.43%) ISMS
4 20 (17.86%) Security Management
5 17 (15.18%) Information Security Management
6 16 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (9.82%) Data Protection
7 11 (9.82%) SIEM
8 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.14%) ITIL
10 7 (6.25%) Information Governance
11 6 (5.36%) Security Architecture
11 6 (5.36%) E-Discovery
12 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.46%) Data Security
13 4 (3.57%) Project Management
13 4 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.89%) C#
1 1 (0.89%) Java
1 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.89%) VB
1 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 46 (41.07%) CISSP
2 38 (33.93%) CISM
3 23 (20.54%) CISA
4 9 (8.04%) Degree
5 5 (4.46%) GIAC
5 5 (4.46%) CEH
5 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.46%) CRISC
6 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) PCI QSA
6 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) MCSA
7 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.89%) SSCP
7 1 (0.89%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (0.89%) ISACA
7 1 (0.89%) GPEN
7 1 (0.89%) CHFI
7 1 (0.89%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (50.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.46%) COBIT
3 5 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (5.36%) Websense
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Symantec
3 4 (3.57%) McAfee
4 3 (2.68%) Sophos
4 3 (2.68%) LogRhythm
4 3 (2.68%) Sourcefire
5 2 (1.79%) hybris
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix
6 1 (0.89%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.89%) F5
6 1 (0.89%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.89%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.89%) Varonis
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