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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 564 576 576
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 44 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.081% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.085% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 32
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £603 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £406 £391
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.50 -
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +10 24 £450 -18.18% 1
South West +19 9 £375 - 2
North West - 6 £450 -
East of England +5 3 £225 -39.63%
South East +1 2 £437 +6.00% 2
IT Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 42 (42.00%) Information Security
2 34 (34.00%) CISSP
3 32 (32.00%) SIEM
4 27 (27.00%) Firewall
5 26 (26.00%) Finance
5 26 (26.00%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (18.00%) Banking
8 16 (16.00%) PCI DSS
8 16 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 15 (15.00%) Splunk
9 15 (15.00%) Cisco
10 14 (14.00%) Windows
11 13 (13.00%) CISM
12 12 (12.00%) CISA
12 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (11.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 11 (11.00%) CheckPoint
13 11 (11.00%) Nessus
13 11 (11.00%) Security Operations
14 10 (10.00%) VMware
14 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
14 10 (10.00%) Python
14 10 (10.00%) Incident Management
14 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (9.00%) LogRhythm
15 9 (9.00%) Fortinet
15 9 (9.00%) ITIL
15 9 (9.00%) Unix
16 8 (8.00%) Symantec

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 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.00%) Network Security
3 6 (6.00%) WAN
4 5 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (4.00%) tcpdump
5 4 (4.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (3.00%) SAN
7 2 (2.00%) VPN
8 1 (1.00%) BGP
8 1 (1.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.00%) Internet
8 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.00%) OSPF
8 1 (1.00%) SSL
8 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.00%) VoIP
8 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) .NET
1 1 (1.00%) Middleware
1 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) CESG
6 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) Information Security
2 32 (32.00%) SIEM
3 26 (26.00%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (16.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 11 (11.00%) Security Operations
5 11 (11.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (9.00%) ITIL
8 8 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.00%) Project Management
9 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.00%) Security Management
9 7 (7.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (6.00%) Information Security Management
10 6 (6.00%) Security Testing
11 5 (5.00%) Computer Security
11 5 (5.00%) ISMS
11 5 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (5.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) Python
2 8 (8.00%) C#
2 8 (8.00%) Java
2 8 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.00%) Perl
3 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (34.00%) CISSP
2 13 (13.00%) CISM
3 12 (12.00%) CISA
4 5 (5.00%) SANS
5 3 (3.00%) CEH
5 3 (3.00%) GSEC
5 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) CCNA
6 2 (2.00%) CCNP
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) GCFA
6 2 (2.00%) GIAC
7 1 (1.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.00%) CISMP
7 1 (1.00%) ECSA
7 1 (1.00%) GSLC
7 1 (1.00%) GSNA
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.00%) COBIT
4 2 (2.00%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.00%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Snort
3 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) Nessus
2 8 (8.00%) QRadar
3 7 (7.00%) RSA Archer
4 4 (4.00%) EnCase
5 2 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.00%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Cisco
1 15 (15.00%) Splunk
2 11 (11.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (10.00%) VMware
4 9 (9.00%) Fortinet
4 9 (9.00%) LogRhythm
5 8 (8.00%) Palo Alto
5 8 (8.00%) Symantec
6 7 (7.00%) ArcSight
6 7 (7.00%) Brocade
6 7 (7.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 7 (7.00%) IBM
6 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 5 (5.00%) Qualys
8 4 (4.00%) AppSense
8 4 (4.00%) Rapid7
9 2 (2.00%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.00%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.00%) Apple
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