The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 394 394 433
Rank change year-on-year
0 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 178 151 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 83
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£425 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £220 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.50 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -17.43%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Analyst
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +19 87 £425 +6.25% 21
South East -15 39 £425 +17.24% 15
North West +2 16 £465 +64.60% 1
South West -21 12 £375 +7.14% 5
East of England - 12 £300 - 8
Yorkshire +10 5 £325 -35.00% 6
West Midlands -11 5 £450 +100.00% 6
East Midlands -5 2 £450 +18.03% 2
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 151 (45.48%) Information Security
2 126 (37.95%) CISSP
3 97 (29.22%) Firewall
4 86 (25.90%) Windows
5 85 (25.60%) Finance
6 75 (22.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 66 (19.88%) Microsoft
8 59 (17.77%) Penetration Testing
9 54 (16.27%) CISM
10 52 (15.66%) Management Information System
11 51 (15.36%) Active Directory
12 46 (13.86%) Banking
12 46 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
13 43 (12.95%) ITIL
14 42 (12.65%) UNIX
15 41 (12.35%) Network Security
16 37 (11.14%) Risk Management
17 35 (10.54%) Cisco
17 35 (10.54%) SIEM
18 34 (10.24%) Incident Management
19 33 (9.94%) Security Architecture
20 32 (9.64%) Qualys
20 32 (9.64%) PCI DSS
20 32 (9.64%) Security Management
20 32 (9.64%) CheckPoint
21 31 (9.34%) TCP/IP
22 30 (9.04%) Security Cleared
23 29 (8.73%) Risk Assessment
24 28 (8.43%) Data Protection
25 27 (8.13%) CISA

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (3.31%) IIS
2 6 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.30%) SAS
3 1 (0.30%) CICS
3 1 (0.30%) CMS
3 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 15 (4.52%) MS Office
3 13 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Summit
1 4 (1.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 97 (29.22%) Firewall
2 41 (12.35%) Network Security
3 31 (9.34%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.12%) VPN
5 16 (4.82%) Internet
6 14 (4.22%) Wireless
6 14 (4.22%) SAN
7 13 (3.92%) LAN
7 13 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (3.31%) WAN
9 9 (2.71%) DNS
10 8 (2.41%) SSL
11 5 (1.51%) Intranet
11 5 (1.51%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.20%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.20%) IPsec
12 4 (1.20%) DHCP
12 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.90%) Big Data
2 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.30%) QlikView
4 1 (0.30%) DB2
4 1 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.30%) QADirector
1 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (25.60%) Finance
2 46 (13.86%) Banking
3 15 (4.52%) Retail
4 14 (4.22%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.01%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.01%) Legal
6 7 (2.11%) Law
7 6 (1.81%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.90%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.60%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.71%) .NET
2 6 (1.81%) OAuth
3 2 (0.60%) Web Services
3 2 (0.60%) ISPF
4 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.66%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.01%) PKI
2 10 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.71%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.11%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.81%) Open Source
6 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.20%) CMDB
7 4 (1.20%) Economics
7 4 (1.20%) Statistics
7 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.90%) CESG
8 3 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.60%) GIS
9 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.60%) AS400
10 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.30%) Equities
10 1 (0.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.90%) Windows
2 42 (12.65%) UNIX
3 26 (7.83%) Linux
4 8 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.11%) AIX
5 7 (2.11%) Solaris
6 5 (1.51%) VMS
6 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.90%) zOS
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (45.48%) Information Security
2 59 (17.77%) Penetration Testing
3 46 (13.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 43 (12.95%) ITIL
5 37 (11.14%) Risk Management
6 35 (10.54%) SIEM
7 34 (10.24%) Incident Management
8 33 (9.94%) Security Architecture
9 32 (9.64%) Security Management
10 29 (8.73%) Risk Assessment
11 28 (8.43%) Data Protection
12 21 (6.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (5.42%) Cyber Security
14 17 (5.12%) Information Security Management
14 17 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.92%) Data Security
15 13 (3.92%) Database Security
15 13 (3.92%) Information Assurance
16 12 (3.61%) PRINCE2
17 11 (3.31%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.33%) SQL
2 6 (1.81%) C#
3 5 (1.51%) Perl
4 3 (0.90%) VB
5 2 (0.60%) REXX
5 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.30%) Java
6 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 126 (37.95%) CISSP
2 54 (16.27%) CISM
3 30 (9.04%) Security Cleared
4 27 (8.13%) CISA
5 22 (6.63%) CEH
6 20 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 20 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.42%) MCSE
8 14 (4.22%) CCNA
8 14 (4.22%) Degree
9 12 (3.61%) MCP
10 11 (3.31%) GIAC
11 7 (2.11%) GCIH
12 6 (1.81%) GCIA
12 6 (1.81%) CRISC
13 5 (1.51%) CCSA
13 5 (1.51%) ISEB
13 5 (1.51%) CCNP
14 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (22.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (9.64%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.41%) COBIT
3 8 (2.41%) QA
4 6 (1.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.20%) ISO 14001
5 4 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (0.90%) BS7799
7 2 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (15.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.51%) UAG
3 5 (1.51%) ISA Server
3 5 (1.51%) RACF
4 3 (0.90%) Snort
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.30%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 12 (3.61%) SCCM
2 11 (3.31%) Nessus
3 5 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.60%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.30%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.54%) Cisco
3 32 (9.64%) CheckPoint
3 32 (9.64%) Qualys
4 25 (7.53%) Cyber-Ark
5 23 (6.93%) McAfee
6 20 (6.02%) VMware
7 16 (4.82%) Gemalto
8 13 (3.92%) Symantec
8 13 (3.92%) Citrix
9 11 (3.31%) Splunk
9 11 (3.31%) HP
10 9 (2.71%) F5
11 8 (2.41%) Juniper
11 8 (2.41%) IBM
11 8 (2.41%) Oracle
12 7 (2.11%) Websense
13 5 (1.51%) SurfControl
13 5 (1.51%) ArcSight
14 4 (1.20%) Sophos
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