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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Analyst
UK / England
Rank 514 569 553
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 46 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.088% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.093% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 28
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £586 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.81 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.78% -38.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+178.78% -38.62%

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +31 32 £400 -15.78% 1
South East +18 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire +16 2 £325 - 1
South West +4 2 £388 -8.82% 1
East Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £438 - 1
IT Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 50 (55.56%) Information Security
2 36 (40.00%) CISSP
3 29 (32.22%) Firewall
4 24 (26.67%) SIEM
4 24 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (25.56%) CISM
6 19 (21.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (17.78%) Windows
8 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 15 (16.67%) Finance
8 15 (16.67%) Banking
9 14 (15.56%) ITIL
9 14 (15.56%) Degree
10 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.44%) Risk Management
11 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 12 (13.33%) Security Testing
12 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
12 11 (12.22%) LogRhythm
12 11 (12.22%) Cisco
12 11 (12.22%) CheckPoint
13 10 (11.11%) CISA
13 10 (11.11%) SQL
14 9 (10.00%) Splunk
14 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (10.00%) PCI DSS
14 9 (10.00%) Python
14 9 (10.00%) Unix
14 9 (10.00%) VPN
14 9 (10.00%) VMware

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 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) Firewall
2 9 (10.00%) VPN
3 8 (8.89%) Network Security
4 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.44%) WAN
5 3 (3.33%) LAN
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.22%) DNS
6 2 (2.22%) Internet
6 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.22%) VLAN
6 2 (2.22%) Wireless
7 1 (1.11%) BGP
7 1 (1.11%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.11%) IPv4
7 1 (1.11%) OSPF
7 1 (1.11%) SCCP
7 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.67%) Banking
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Legal
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
1 1 (1.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Unix
3 5 (5.56%) Linux
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Information Security
2 24 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (26.67%) SIEM
3 14 (15.56%) ITIL
4 13 (14.44%) Risk Management
5 12 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.89%) Cryptography
7 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.78%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (5.56%) Data Privacy
10 5 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (5.56%) Secure Coding
10 5 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (4.44%) Computer Security
11 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.44%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) Python
3 8 (8.89%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) Java
4 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
5 2 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (40.00%) CISSP
2 23 (25.56%) CISM
3 14 (15.56%) Degree
4 10 (11.11%) CISA
5 8 (8.89%) SANS
6 6 (6.67%) CEH
6 6 (6.67%) SSCP
7 3 (3.33%) GCWN
7 3 (3.33%) GISF
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.22%) GCFA
8 2 (2.22%) GIAC
9 1 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.11%) CISMP
9 1 (1.11%) ECSA
9 1 (1.11%) GSEC
9 1 (1.11%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.56%) GDPR
4 4 (4.44%) COBIT
5 2 (2.22%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Nessus
2 2 (2.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.11%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.11%) QRadar
3 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) CheckPoint
2 11 (12.22%) Cisco
2 11 (12.22%) LogRhythm
3 9 (10.00%) Splunk
3 9 (10.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.89%) Fortinet
4 8 (8.89%) Palo Alto
5 7 (7.78%) Brocade
6 4 (4.44%) AppSense
6 4 (4.44%) Qualys
7 3 (3.33%) CyberArk
7 3 (3.33%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.33%) Sophos
7 3 (3.33%) Trustwave
7 3 (3.33%) Tufin
8 2 (2.22%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.22%) Sybase
8 2 (2.22%) Symantec
9 1 (1.11%) SAP