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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 571 534 550
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 24 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.073% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.079% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 4
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£393 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +36.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IT Security Analyst
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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
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
South East -16 11 £365 +3.91% 2
London -12 7 £450 +5.88% 3
North West - 2 £450 -
East of England - 2 £469 -
North East - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
IT Security Analyst
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IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (47.46%) Information Security
2 18 (30.51%) Finance
3 17 (28.81%) CISSP
4 15 (25.42%) ITIL
5 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
6 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (22.03%) Data Protection
6 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
6 13 (22.03%) Firewall
6 13 (22.03%) SIEM
7 12 (20.34%) Security Management
8 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.64%) SQL
8 11 (18.64%) VB
8 11 (18.64%) MS Office
8 11 (18.64%) PCI DSS
8 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
9 10 (16.95%) DB2 UDB
9 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (16.95%) Banking
9 10 (16.95%) DB2
9 10 (16.95%) .NET
9 10 (16.95%) LDAP
9 10 (16.95%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (16.95%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (15.25%) Project Management
10 9 (15.25%) CEH
11 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (13.56%) SSCP
11 8 (13.56%) SOAP

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) Firewall
2 10 (16.95%) LDAP
3 5 (8.47%) WAN
4 4 (6.78%) LAN
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.08%) VPN
6 2 (3.39%) Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) Network Security
6 2 (3.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.69%) SSL
7 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) DB2
1 10 (16.95%) DB2 UDB
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) SOAP
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Cryptography
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) PKI
3 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.39%) AS400
3 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Information Security
2 15 (25.42%) ITIL
3 13 (22.03%) Data Protection
3 13 (22.03%) SIEM
4 12 (20.34%) Security Management
5 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Technical Analysis
5 10 (16.95%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (15.25%) Project Management
7 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (11.86%) Security Patching
9 6 (10.17%) Cyber Security
10 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (8.47%) Service Management
10 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.39%) Content Management
12 2 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
12 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
1 11 (18.64%) VB
1 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) CISSP
2 9 (15.25%) CEH
3 8 (13.56%) SSCP
4 7 (11.86%) CISM
4 7 (11.86%) CISMP
5 6 (10.17%) GIAC
6 5 (8.47%) CISA
7 3 (5.08%) Degree
8 2 (3.39%) PCI QSA
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) CCENT
9 1 (1.69%) ACSA
9 1 (1.69%) CCSE
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.69%) CCNP
9 1 (1.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.64%) PCI DSS
3 8 (13.56%) SLA
4 4 (6.78%) COBIT
5 1 (1.69%) QA
5 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Firmware
3 1 (1.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) WSUS
2 3 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) McAfee
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco
4 4 (6.78%) Symantec
4 4 (6.78%) LogRhythm
5 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.08%) Splunk
5 3 (5.08%) VMware
6 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.39%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 2 (3.39%) F5
6 2 (3.39%) FireEye
7 1 (1.69%) ScanSafe
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Juniper
7 1 (1.69%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.69%) Websense
7 1 (1.69%) Clearswift
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