The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 327 331 422
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +91
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 325 288 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 176 122
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £30.75 £41.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.00%
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
48407 47998 47631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31930 29619 29578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1922 1987
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 May 2016.

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
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 Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 142 £425 -5.55% 25
South East -15 59 £405 +5.53% 7
North West +3 39 £360 +2.85% 8
South West +9 26 £358 -6.29% 7
East of England +2 21 £400 - 2
West Midlands +1 21 £388 +19.23% 4
Yorkshire +14 14 £367 +17.25% 4
East Midlands +2 1 £500 +25.00% 1
North East - 1 £235 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 326 (49.62%) Information Security
2 192 (29.22%) CISSP
3 129 (19.63%) Firewall
4 123 (18.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 122 (18.57%) Finance
6 121 (18.42%) Security Operations
7 112 (17.05%) CISM
8 110 (16.74%) SIEM
9 106 (16.13%) Windows
10 103 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
11 98 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
12 85 (12.94%) PCI DSS
13 83 (12.63%) Intrusion Detection
14 80 (12.18%) Penetration Testing
15 69 (10.50%) Risk Management
16 68 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
17 67 (10.20%) Network Security
17 67 (10.20%) Cisco
17 67 (10.20%) Cyberthreat
18 66 (10.05%) Security Operations Centre
19 63 (9.59%) Management Information System
20 61 (9.28%) Security Management
21 56 (8.52%) Incident Management
22 55 (8.37%) Splunk
23 53 (8.07%) ArcSight
24 52 (7.91%) Unix
25 51 (7.76%) CheckPoint
26 50 (7.61%) Linux
27 48 (7.31%) Security Cleared
28 44 (6.70%) Data Protection

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 7 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.15%) SAS
3 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.07%) MS Excel
1 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.76%) MS Office
2 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.46%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.37%) Office 365
2 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.76%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.30%) IaaS
6 2 (0.30%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 129 (19.63%) Firewall
2 83 (12.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 67 (10.20%) Network Security
4 37 (5.63%) TCP/IP
5 35 (5.33%) WAN
6 31 (4.72%) LAN
7 26 (3.96%) SSL
8 25 (3.81%) Internet
9 18 (2.74%) VPN
10 16 (2.44%) HTTP
11 10 (1.52%) IPsec
12 9 (1.37%) Wireshark
13 8 (1.22%) TACACS
14 7 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.07%) DNS
14 7 (1.07%) tcpdump
15 6 (0.91%) Kerberos
16 5 (0.76%) Intranet
16 5 (0.76%) SAN
16 5 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.46%) GIS
3 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.15%) Big Data
4 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (2.13%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) LSMW
3 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (18.57%) Finance
2 40 (6.09%) Legal
3 31 (4.72%) Banking
4 30 (4.57%) Retail
5 18 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.61%) Automotive
7 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.46%) Advertising
8 3 (0.46%) Games
8 3 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.15%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.61%) .NET
1 4 (0.61%) Web Services
2 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.46%) HTML
2 3 (0.46%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.30%) SAML
3 2 (0.30%) SOAP
4 1 (0.15%) Middleware
4 1 (0.15%) REST
4 1 (0.15%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (0.15%) XML
4 1 (0.15%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 98 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (10.20%) Cyberthreat
3 66 (10.05%) Security Operations Centre
4 63 (9.59%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.28%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.37%) CESG
8 9 (1.37%) RSA SecurID
9 7 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.07%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (1.07%) PKI
9 7 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (0.91%) Mainframe
10 6 (0.91%) Smart Meter
11 5 (0.76%) FMCG
11 5 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (0.76%) PMI
12 4 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 106 (16.13%) Windows
2 52 (7.91%) Unix
3 50 (7.61%) Linux
4 15 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.22%) VMS
5 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.07%) AIX
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.91%) Solaris
7 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.46%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (49.62%) Information Security
2 121 (18.42%) Security Operations
3 110 (16.74%) SIEM
4 103 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
5 80 (12.18%) Penetration Testing
6 69 (10.50%) Risk Management
7 68 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 61 (9.28%) Security Management
9 56 (8.52%) Incident Management
10 44 (6.70%) Data Protection
11 43 (6.54%) ITIL
12 35 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
13 33 (5.02%) Information Assurance
14 32 (4.87%) Security Architecture
15 31 (4.72%) Information Security Management
16 30 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
17 26 (3.96%) Project Management
18 25 (3.81%) Business Analysis
18 25 (3.81%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.28%) Python
3 13 (1.98%) SQL
4 8 (1.22%) C#
4 8 (1.22%) VB
5 6 (0.91%) Perl
6 5 (0.76%) Java
7 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.46%) C
8 3 (0.46%) VBScript
9 2 (0.30%) C++
10 1 (0.15%) ABAP
10 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 192 (29.22%) CISSP
2 112 (17.05%) CISM
3 48 (7.31%) Security Cleared
4 44 (6.70%) CISA
5 41 (6.24%) Degree
6 37 (5.63%) SC Cleared
7 36 (5.48%) CEH
8 29 (4.41%) GCIA
9 25 (3.81%) GCIH
10 23 (3.50%) GIAC
11 22 (3.35%) SANS
12 19 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (2.13%) GSEC
14 9 (1.37%) SSCP
15 8 (1.22%) CCNP
16 7 (1.07%) CCNA
17 6 (0.91%) CREST Certified
17 6 (0.91%) ISEB
18 5 (0.76%) CCSE
18 5 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (18.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (12.94%) PCI DSS
3 26 (3.96%) COBIT
3 26 (3.96%) SLA
4 16 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.67%) QA
6 9 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (1.37%) ISO27002
7 8 (1.22%) RMADS
8 5 (0.76%) ISO27005
9 4 (0.61%) GPG13
10 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.46%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.15%) GxP
11 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.15%) WAI
11 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.07%) Snort
4 6 (0.91%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.30%) ACF2
6 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.15%) HDFS
7 1 (0.15%) NDS
7 1 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.15%) RACF
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (4.87%) QRadar
2 25 (3.81%) Nessus
3 22 (3.35%) Nmap
4 15 (2.28%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (1.83%) EnCase
6 7 (1.07%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (0.91%) ArcSight ESM
7 6 (0.91%) SCCM
8 5 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.76%) OpenVAS
8 5 (0.76%) WSUS
9 3 (0.46%) RSA Archer
10 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (0.30%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (0.30%) zSecure
Vendors
1 67 (10.20%) Cisco
2 55 (8.37%) Splunk
3 53 (8.07%) ArcSight
4 51 (7.76%) CheckPoint
5 38 (5.78%) Intel Security
6 35 (5.33%) Microsoft
7 31 (4.72%) Qualys
8 24 (3.65%) HP
9 23 (3.50%) Blue Coat
10 22 (3.35%) F5
10 22 (3.35%) IBM
11 19 (2.89%) Symantec
12 18 (2.74%) Juniper
13 16 (2.44%) Nokia
13 16 (2.44%) Palo Alto
14 15 (2.28%) VMware
15 14 (2.13%) SAP
15 14 (2.13%) Sourcefire
16 13 (1.98%) Oracle
17 12 (1.83%) Cyber-Ark
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