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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 370 418 422
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 222 151 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 92 59
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £326 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £28.00 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £12.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+88.00% -40.47%
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
47141 43312 43321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.67% 92.78% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30352 26814 24841
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1885 2412
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +14 110 £450 +12.50% 21
South East -5 59 £375 -3.84% 9
East of England +13 28 £400 -
South West -26 9 £340 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire -8 6 £410 +41.37% 7
West Midlands -14 6 £405 +1.25% 2
North West -14 2 £340 -2.85% 2
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 195 (46.76%) Information Security
2 154 (36.93%) CISSP
3 133 (31.89%) Firewall
4 91 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (21.58%) Windows
6 84 (20.14%) CISM
7 81 (19.42%) Finance
8 70 (16.79%) Network Security
9 65 (15.59%) Penetration Testing
10 61 (14.63%) Risk Management
10 61 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
11 57 (13.67%) UNIX
11 57 (13.67%) TCP/IP
12 56 (13.43%) ITIL
13 54 (12.95%) Microsoft
14 51 (12.23%) Linux
15 50 (11.99%) PCI DSS
16 49 (11.75%) Security Cleared
17 44 (10.55%) GIAC
18 42 (10.07%) SIEM
19 41 (9.83%) Qualys
20 40 (9.59%) Intrusion Detection
20 40 (9.59%) Cisco
21 38 (9.11%) Management Information System
21 38 (9.11%) Data Protection
22 37 (8.87%) CISA
23 36 (8.63%) Security Management
23 36 (8.63%) Banking
23 36 (8.63%) Active Directory
23 36 (8.63%) Internet

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (3.60%) SharePoint
1 15 (3.60%) IIS
2 4 (0.96%) Node.js
3 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.24%) SAS
3 1 (0.24%) CICS
Applications
1 17 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.84%) MS Office
2 16 (3.84%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) assyst
2 7 (1.68%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.48%) Summit
3 2 (0.48%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) SaaS
1 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (31.89%) Firewall
2 70 (16.79%) Network Security
3 57 (13.67%) TCP/IP
4 40 (9.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 36 (8.63%) Internet
6 22 (5.28%) WAN
7 20 (4.80%) LAN
8 17 (4.08%) VPN
9 15 (3.60%) LDAP
10 14 (3.36%) DNS
11 12 (2.88%) Reverse Proxy
11 12 (2.88%) Intranet
12 11 (2.64%) Wireless
12 11 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.40%) SAN
14 8 (1.92%) SSL
15 7 (1.68%) DHCP
15 7 (1.68%) DMZ
15 7 (1.68%) Wireshark
16 6 (1.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.20%) MS Access
3 3 (0.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Fiddler
2 3 (0.72%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.24%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 81 (19.42%) Finance
2 36 (8.63%) Banking
3 24 (5.76%) Legal
4 18 (4.32%) Law
5 16 (3.84%) Retail
6 15 (3.60%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.12%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.40%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.68%) Publishing
9 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.72%) Marketing
11 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.92%) .NET
2 2 (0.48%) ISPF
2 2 (0.48%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.48%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.48%) JSP
2 2 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.24%) XBRL
3 1 (0.24%) SOAP
3 1 (0.24%) Web Services
3 1 (0.24%) XML
3 1 (0.24%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.11%) Management Information System
2 12 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.40%) PKI
3 10 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (1.68%) Open Source
6 6 (1.44%) CMDB
7 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.20%) SecurID
7 5 (1.20%) RMADS
8 4 (0.96%) Informatics
9 3 (0.72%) CESG
9 3 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.48%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.48%) Equities
10 2 (0.48%) GIS
11 1 (0.24%) IVR
11 1 (0.24%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.24%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.58%) Windows
2 57 (13.67%) UNIX
3 51 (12.23%) Linux
4 14 (3.36%) Solaris
5 8 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.20%) AIX
7 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.48%) zOS
9 2 (0.48%) VMS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (46.76%) Information Security
2 65 (15.59%) Penetration Testing
3 61 (14.63%) Risk Management
3 61 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 56 (13.43%) ITIL
5 42 (10.07%) SIEM
6 38 (9.11%) Data Protection
7 36 (8.63%) Security Management
8 34 (8.15%) Cyber Security
9 30 (7.19%) Security Architecture
10 29 (6.95%) Incident Management
10 29 (6.95%) Risk Assessment
10 29 (6.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 25 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
12 23 (5.52%) Information Assurance
13 22 (5.28%) Risk Analysis
14 21 (5.04%) PRINCE2
14 21 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (5.04%) Ethical Hacking
15 17 (4.08%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.47%) SQL
2 8 (1.92%) Perl
3 7 (1.68%) VB
4 5 (1.20%) LINC
5 3 (0.72%) Java
6 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.48%) Ruby
6 2 (0.48%) REXX
6 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.48%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) C
7 1 (0.24%) C#
7 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 154 (36.93%) CISSP
2 84 (20.14%) CISM
3 49 (11.75%) Security Cleared
4 44 (10.55%) GIAC
5 37 (8.87%) CISA
6 32 (7.67%) SC Cleared
7 29 (6.95%) Degree
8 28 (6.71%) CEH
9 26 (6.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (5.52%) MCSE
10 23 (5.52%) CRISC
11 19 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (4.08%) GCIA
13 15 (3.60%) DV Cleared
14 14 (3.36%) CCNA
15 11 (2.64%) Network+ Certification
16 10 (2.40%) MCP
17 9 (2.16%) CNA
17 9 (2.16%) Novell Certification
18 7 (1.68%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (21.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (11.99%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.40%) COBIT
5 6 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.44%) SLA
6 3 (0.72%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.24%) TickIT
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 36 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.44%) Nmap
4 5 (1.20%) Snort
5 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.72%) Firmware
5 3 (0.72%) RACF
6 2 (0.48%) UAG
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (6.00%) Nessus
2 6 (1.44%) SCCM
3 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.48%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.24%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 54 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.83%) Qualys
3 40 (9.59%) Cisco
4 34 (8.15%) CheckPoint
5 33 (7.91%) HP
6 25 (6.00%) McAfee
7 22 (5.28%) ArcSight
8 16 (3.84%) Splunk
9 15 (3.60%) Tripwire
9 15 (3.60%) Oracle
10 14 (3.36%) Juniper
10 14 (3.36%) Symantec
10 14 (3.36%) Blue Coat
10 14 (3.36%) VMware
11 13 (3.12%) Websense
11 13 (3.12%) F5
12 11 (2.64%) IBM
13 10 (2.40%) Sun
14 9 (2.16%) Citrix
14 9 (2.16%) SAP
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