The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank 564 558 565
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 16 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.008% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.009% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
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£398 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £426 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.83% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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 +14 6 £425 +1.19% 4
South East -9 5 £338 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
North West - 1 £500 - 1
South West - 1 £500 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (43.40%) Firewall
2 20 (37.74%) CISSP
3 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.08%) Windows
3 17 (32.08%) Information Security
4 15 (28.30%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (28.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (28.30%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (26.42%) Qualys
5 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
6 13 (24.53%) ITIL
6 13 (24.53%) Nessus
7 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
7 12 (22.64%) MS Visio
7 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
7 12 (22.64%) Wireless
8 11 (20.75%) SAN
8 11 (20.75%) McAfee
8 11 (20.75%) Linux
8 11 (20.75%) SQL
9 10 (18.87%) IIS
9 10 (18.87%) MS Office
9 10 (18.87%) MCSE
9 10 (18.87%) MCP
9 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (18.87%) CCNA
9 10 (18.87%) CEH
9 10 (18.87%) SCCM
9 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Visio
2 10 (18.87%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.64%) Wireless
4 11 (20.75%) SAN
5 2 (3.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) SSL
5 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.77%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.89%) ChangeMan
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
1 6 (11.32%) OAuth
2 1 (1.89%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.89%) PKI
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Information Security
2 15 (28.30%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (28.30%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL
4 12 (22.64%) Incident Management
5 10 (18.87%) Coaching
6 9 (16.98%) SIEM
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.55%) Security Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) Data Security
8 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
9 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.77%) Analytics
9 2 (3.77%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) LINC
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) REXX
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) CISSP
2 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (18.87%) MCSE
3 10 (18.87%) MCP
3 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (18.87%) CCNA
3 10 (18.87%) CEH
4 4 (7.55%) CISA
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CISM
6 2 (3.77%) GCIA
6 2 (3.77%) GCIH
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) GIAC
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.89%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Nmap
2 1 (1.89%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Nessus
2 10 (18.87%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.42%) Qualys
3 11 (20.75%) McAfee
4 5 (9.43%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) Websense
6 2 (3.77%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) CA
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