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 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 387 467 432
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 209 87 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 55 75
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£425 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 - £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £32.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 - £32.00
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
47746 44025 48327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.48% 92.73% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29880 27106 27634
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £238
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 1892 1878 2452
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%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014.

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 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 +93 120 £425 -10.52% 20
South East +11 37 £398 +6.00% 10
South West -16 15 £375 +31.57% 5
North West -9 13 £488 +65.11% 3
Yorkshire +5 10 £350 +20.68% 12
East of England -22 6 £375 -
West Midlands -20 4 £450 +20.00% 2
East Midlands +3 3 £425 -
North East - - - -
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 204 (50.62%) Information Security
2 169 (41.94%) CISSP
3 130 (32.26%) Firewall
4 96 (23.82%) Finance
5 91 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 79 (19.60%) Windows
7 77 (19.11%) CISM
8 76 (18.86%) Penetration Testing
9 71 (17.62%) Network Security
10 68 (16.87%) Microsoft
11 59 (14.64%) Risk Management
12 58 (14.39%) ITIL
13 57 (14.14%) TCP/IP
14 53 (13.15%) Vulnerability Management
15 48 (11.91%) PCI DSS
16 46 (11.41%) Qualys
17 45 (11.17%) Cisco
18 44 (10.92%) Active Directory
19 43 (10.67%) Security Management
20 42 (10.42%) Management Information System
21 41 (10.17%) Security Cleared
22 40 (9.93%) Data Protection
22 40 (9.93%) CISA
22 40 (9.93%) UNIX
23 39 (9.68%) GIAC
24 38 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
24 38 (9.43%) Banking
24 38 (9.43%) Linux
25 37 (9.18%) SIEM
26 36 (8.93%) Incident Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 19 (4.71%) IIS
2 8 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.99%) Node.js
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 17 (4.22%) MS Office
3 16 (3.97%) MS Excel
4 12 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.98%) assyst
2 7 (1.74%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.99%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) SaaS
1 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 130 (32.26%) Firewall
2 71 (17.62%) Network Security
3 57 (14.14%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.95%) Internet
5 24 (5.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (4.96%) LAN
7 19 (4.71%) WAN
8 18 (4.47%) Wireless
9 14 (3.47%) DNS
9 14 (3.47%) SAN
10 12 (2.98%) Intranet
10 12 (2.98%) VPN
11 11 (2.73%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.74%) DMZ
13 7 (1.74%) DHCP
14 6 (1.49%) SSL
15 5 (1.24%) Wireshark
16 4 (0.99%) NetScaler
16 4 (0.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (1.24%) Big Data
2 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.25%) MS Access
3 1 (0.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.25%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.25%) QADirector
General
1 96 (23.82%) Finance
2 38 (9.43%) Banking
3 28 (6.95%) Legal
4 18 (4.47%) Retail
5 16 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.97%) Law
6 10 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.49%) Publishing
7 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.50%) International Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.72%) .NET
2 6 (1.49%) OAuth
3 2 (0.50%) ISPF
3 2 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) XBRL
4 1 (0.25%) HTML
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) JSP
4 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.23%) PKI
6 8 (1.99%) Open Source
7 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.24%) CESG
8 5 (1.24%) SecurID
8 5 (1.24%) RMADS
9 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.99%) GIS
10 3 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.74%) Economics
10 3 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.50%) CMDB
11 2 (0.50%) Equities
11 2 (0.50%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.50%) AS400
12 1 (0.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 79 (19.60%) Windows
2 40 (9.93%) UNIX
3 38 (9.43%) Linux
4 14 (3.47%) Solaris
5 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.24%) AIX
7 2 (0.50%) zOS
7 2 (0.50%) VMS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) HPUX
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (50.62%) Information Security
2 76 (18.86%) Penetration Testing
3 59 (14.64%) Risk Management
4 58 (14.39%) ITIL
5 53 (13.15%) Vulnerability Management
6 43 (10.67%) Security Management
7 40 (9.93%) Data Protection
8 38 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
9 37 (9.18%) SIEM
10 36 (8.93%) Incident Management
11 30 (7.44%) Security Architecture
12 26 (6.45%) Information Security Management
12 26 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (6.45%) Information Assurance
12 26 (6.45%) Cyber Security
13 21 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
13 21 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (4.71%) Project Management
15 18 (4.47%) ISMS
15 18 (4.47%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.96%) SQL
2 8 (1.99%) Perl
3 7 (1.74%) VB
4 6 (1.49%) C#
5 5 (1.24%) LINC
6 3 (0.74%) Java
6 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.50%) Ruby
7 2 (0.50%) REXX
7 2 (0.50%) C
7 2 (0.50%) Python
8 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 169 (41.94%) CISSP
2 77 (19.11%) CISM
3 41 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 40 (9.93%) CISA
5 39 (9.68%) GIAC
6 35 (8.68%) CEH
7 31 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 31 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (6.95%) MCSE
9 25 (6.20%) Degree
9 25 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (4.47%) CRISC
10 18 (4.47%) CCNA
11 17 (4.22%) GCIA
12 15 (3.72%) MCP
13 8 (1.99%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.99%) CNA
13 8 (1.99%) Novell Certification
13 8 (1.99%) CCSA
13 8 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (11.91%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.74%) QA
5 6 (1.49%) SLA
6 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.99%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.74%) BS7799
8 3 (0.74%) COBIT
9 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 44 (10.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.99%) RACF
3 4 (0.99%) Snort
4 3 (0.74%) Nmap
4 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (5.21%) Nessus
2 12 (2.98%) SCCM
3 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.50%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.41%) Qualys
3 45 (11.17%) Cisco
4 33 (8.19%) CheckPoint
5 28 (6.95%) HP
6 22 (5.46%) McAfee
7 19 (4.71%) ArcSight
8 15 (3.72%) Symantec
9 14 (3.47%) Juniper
9 14 (3.47%) VMware
10 13 (3.23%) Websense
10 13 (3.23%) F5
11 11 (2.73%) Citrix
12 9 (2.23%) IBM
12 9 (2.23%) SAP
12 9 (2.23%) Tufin
12 9 (2.23%) Splunk
13 8 (1.99%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.99%) Sun
14 7 (1.74%) Tripwire
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