The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 346 391 442
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 276 196 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 148 79
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.29 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.66% +16.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.18 £26.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.86% +16.82%
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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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 Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
London +6 126 £450 +5.88% 28
South East +3 58 £420 -1.17% 31
North West -20 22 £350 -30.00% 2
East Midlands +7 15 £392 -7.79% 2
East of England +14 14 £338 +8.00% 1
South West -3 13 £374 -0.33% 5
West Midlands +14 12 £325 -23.07% 6
Yorkshire -25 10 £375 +7.14% 5
Midlands - 3 £388 -
North East - 1 £350 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 215 (42.24%) Information Security
2 146 (28.68%) CISSP
3 136 (26.72%) Firewall
4 129 (25.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 123 (24.17%) SIEM
6 102 (20.04%) Finance
7 78 (15.32%) CISM
8 74 (14.54%) Penetration Testing
8 74 (14.54%) ITIL
9 73 (14.34%) Windows
9 73 (14.34%) Cyber Security
10 69 (13.56%) Network Security
11 65 (12.77%) Cisco
12 64 (12.57%) Management Information System
13 59 (11.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 58 (11.39%) Security Management
15 57 (11.20%) Intrusion Detection
15 57 (11.20%) CheckPoint
16 56 (11.00%) Vulnerability Management
17 54 (10.61%) PCI DSS
18 53 (10.41%) Kalman Filter
19 52 (10.22%) Linux
19 52 (10.22%) Risk Management
20 51 (10.02%) ArcSight
21 49 (9.63%) Security Cleared
22 47 (9.23%) Banking
23 46 (9.04%) Degree
24 45 (8.84%) Data Protection
25 44 (8.64%) SSL
26 43 (8.45%) PKI

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.38%) IIS
3 3 (0.59%) SAS
3 3 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 26 (5.11%) MS Office
2 22 (4.32%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.79%) MS Project
5 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Summit
1 2 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) PaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (26.72%) Firewall
2 69 (13.56%) Network Security
3 57 (11.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 44 (8.64%) SSL
5 41 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (7.66%) WAN
7 23 (4.52%) TCP/IP
8 21 (4.13%) LAN
9 20 (3.93%) LDAP
10 18 (3.54%) Internet
11 16 (3.14%) Kerberos
12 14 (2.75%) VPN
13 8 (1.57%) IPsec
14 6 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (1.18%) DNS
15 4 (0.79%) DHCP
15 4 (0.79%) Wireless
16 3 (0.59%) Intranet
16 3 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.55%) DB2
1 13 (2.55%) DB2 UDB
2 5 (0.98%) Hadoop
2 5 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.39%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.20%) AppScan
General
1 102 (20.04%) Finance
2 47 (9.23%) Banking
3 17 (3.34%) Legal
4 12 (2.36%) Retail
5 11 (2.16%) Advertising
6 10 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.77%) Games
8 8 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.57%) Law
9 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.18%) Military
11 3 (0.59%) Billing
11 3 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 2 (0.39%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.89%) .NET
2 12 (2.36%) SOAP
2 12 (2.36%) SAML
2 12 (2.36%) HTML
3 11 (2.16%) XML
4 3 (0.59%) Web Services
4 3 (0.59%) Middleware
4 3 (0.59%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.20%) JMX
5 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.20%) Spring
5 1 (0.20%) Ajax
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.20%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.20%) HTML5
5 1 (0.20%) JMS
5 1 (0.20%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.20%) J2EE
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.57%) Management Information System
2 43 (8.45%) PKI
3 33 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.29%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (1.57%) SecurID
7 8 (1.57%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.18%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (0.98%) Life Science
10 5 (0.98%) AS400
11 4 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.59%) SCADA
12 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.59%) GIS
12 3 (0.59%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.34%) Windows
2 52 (10.22%) Linux
3 36 (7.07%) UNIX
4 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.18%) Solaris
6 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) CentOS
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (42.24%) Information Security
2 123 (24.17%) SIEM
3 74 (14.54%) ITIL
3 74 (14.54%) Penetration Testing
4 73 (14.34%) Cyber Security
5 59 (11.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 58 (11.39%) Security Management
7 56 (11.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 53 (10.41%) Kalman Filter
9 52 (10.22%) Risk Management
10 45 (8.84%) Data Protection
11 33 (6.48%) Project Management
12 31 (6.09%) Information Security Management
13 29 (5.70%) Security Architecture
14 25 (4.91%) Migration
15 22 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (4.32%) Service Delivery
15 22 (4.32%) ISMS
16 20 (3.93%) Data Security
17 19 (3.73%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (4.72%) SQL
2 19 (3.73%) VB
2 19 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.54%) Java
4 10 (1.96%) C#
5 7 (1.38%) C
6 3 (0.59%) Perl
6 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.59%) VBScript
7 2 (0.39%) C++
7 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 146 (28.68%) CISSP
2 78 (15.32%) CISM
3 49 (9.63%) Security Cleared
4 46 (9.04%) Degree
5 34 (6.68%) SC Cleared
6 31 (6.09%) CISA
7 28 (5.50%) CISMP
8 20 (3.93%) CEH
8 20 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (2.95%) GCIA
9 15 (2.95%) GCIH
10 14 (2.75%) CCENT
11 9 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.57%) GIAC
12 8 (1.57%) ACSA
13 6 (1.18%) CCSE
14 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.98%) CRISC
14 5 (0.98%) CCSA
14 5 (0.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (25.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (10.61%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.13%) QA
4 15 (2.95%) COBIT
4 15 (2.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (2.75%) SLA
6 3 (0.59%) COSO
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.34%) Snort
4 12 (2.36%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.39%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (2.55%) CA Single Sign-On
1 13 (2.55%) Nessus
2 11 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (1.77%) Nmap
4 2 (0.39%) WebInspect
4 2 (0.39%) WSUS
4 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.20%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.20%) OpenView
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (12.77%) Cisco
2 57 (11.20%) CheckPoint
3 51 (10.02%) ArcSight
4 37 (7.27%) Microsoft
5 36 (7.07%) McAfee
6 35 (6.88%) VMware
7 33 (6.48%) Clearswift
7 33 (6.48%) Symantec
8 29 (5.70%) Qualys
9 28 (5.50%) Kaspersky
10 25 (4.91%) Citrix
11 24 (4.72%) Blue Coat
12 23 (4.52%) Juniper
13 22 (4.32%) Sourcefire
14 19 (3.73%) HP
15 15 (2.95%) Websense
15 15 (2.95%) Splunk
16 12 (2.36%) F5
17 11 (2.16%) CA
18 9 (1.77%) IBM
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