The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 563 537 548
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 50 68 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 38
Median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £299 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.75
IT Security Analyst
UK

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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IT Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
London +3 24 £450 +8.43% 5
South East -33 8 £435 +8.07%
South West -2 7 £380 -9.95% 2
North West -21 4 £350 +3.70%
East of England +3 3 £400 +23.07%
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
IT Security Analyst
UK

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT 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 England region featuring IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (43.96%) Information Security
2 39 (42.86%) CISSP
3 33 (36.26%) Finance
4 29 (31.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (27.47%) SIEM
6 24 (26.37%) Firewall
7 23 (25.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 23 (25.27%) PCI DSS
8 22 (24.18%) Windows
9 20 (21.98%) CISM
10 16 (17.58%) Security Operations
11 14 (15.38%) Qualys
12 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
13 11 (12.09%) Banking
13 11 (12.09%) SANS
14 10 (10.99%) Security Operations Centre
14 10 (10.99%) CISA
15 9 (9.89%) Network Security
15 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
16 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
16 8 (8.79%) Splunk
16 8 (8.79%) Cyber-Ark
16 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (8.79%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (8.79%) Security Management
16 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
16 8 (8.79%) SSCP
16 8 (8.79%) ITIL
17 7 (7.69%) Cisco
17 7 (7.69%) Degree

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Mimecast
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Firewall
2 9 (9.89%) Network Security
3 8 (8.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (5.49%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (5.49%) Internet
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.20%) LAN
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) Intranet
6 1 (1.10%) SAN
6 1 (1.10%) SNMP
6 1 (1.10%) SSL
6 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) AppScan
General
1 33 (36.26%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.40%) CESG
6 3 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.30%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.20%) FMCG
7 2 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.10%) Fintech
8 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.10%) PMI
8 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.49%) Linux
4 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Information Security
2 25 (27.47%) SIEM
3 23 (25.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (17.58%) Security Operations
5 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (8.79%) ITIL
5 8 (8.79%) Security Management
6 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 7 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 6 (6.59%) Data Security
7 6 (6.59%) ISMS
7 6 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
7 6 (6.59%) Security Architecture
7 6 (6.59%) Security Patching
7 6 (6.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.20%) Perl
2 2 (2.20%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (42.86%) CISSP
2 20 (21.98%) CISM
3 11 (12.09%) SANS
4 10 (10.99%) CISA
5 8 (8.79%) SSCP
6 7 (7.69%) Degree
7 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.30%) CEH
8 3 (3.30%) CISMP
8 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) GIAC
9 2 (2.20%) GSEC
9 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.10%) CCNA
10 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.10%) IISP
10 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (31.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (25.27%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.40%) QA
4 3 (3.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (3.30%) RMADS
5 2 (2.20%) ISO22301
5 2 (2.20%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.20%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.10%) COBIT
6 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.49%) BitLocker
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (5.49%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) QRadar
2 4 (4.40%) RSA Archer
2 4 (4.40%) WSUS
3 2 (2.20%) Nessus
4 1 (1.10%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.10%) Nmap
4 1 (1.10%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Qualys
2 8 (8.79%) Cyber-Ark
2 8 (8.79%) Splunk
3 7 (7.69%) Cisco
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.49%) Forcepoint
5 5 (5.49%) VMware
6 4 (4.40%) ArcSight
6 4 (4.40%) IBM
6 4 (4.40%) Intel Security
7 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.30%) Symantec
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle
8 2 (2.20%) Sophos
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (1.10%) F5
9 1 (1.10%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.10%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.10%) SAP
9 1 (1.10%) ScanSafe
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