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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 438 367 427
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 152 136 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 93 112
Average daily rate £388 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £33.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £37.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 68 £400 - 32
South East -26 28 £410 +2.50% 13
South West -6 17 £373 +6.88% 4
North West -6 17 £340 +172.00% 4
East Midlands -2 7 £380 +8.57% 1
East of England -23 7 £350 +55.55% 2
West Midlands - 6 £368 - 5
Yorkshire -22 2 £394 +8.62% 5
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 138 (43.13%) Information Security
2 123 (38.44%) Windows
3 101 (31.56%) CISSP
4 74 (23.13%) UNIX
4 74 (23.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 73 (22.81%) Finance
6 72 (22.50%) Firewall
7 65 (20.31%) CISM
8 63 (19.69%) Management Information System
8 63 (19.69%) Active Directory
9 62 (19.38%) Banking
10 60 (18.75%) CheckPoint
11 58 (18.13%) Microsoft
12 48 (15.00%) Risk Management
13 44 (13.75%) Cyber-Ark
14 42 (13.13%) Gemalto
15 41 (12.81%) Network Security
16 38 (11.88%) PCI DSS
17 35 (10.94%) Security Architecture
18 33 (10.31%) ITIL
19 30 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
20 28 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
21 27 (8.44%) Security Cleared
22 26 (8.13%) Cisco
23 25 (7.81%) CISA
23 25 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
23 25 (7.81%) Data Protection
24 22 (6.88%) Linux
25 21 (6.56%) TCP/IP
25 21 (6.56%) Security Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (1.25%) CICS
1 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.63%) Apache
2 2 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (3.13%) MS Office
2 9 (2.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) GitHub
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.50%) Firewall
2 41 (12.81%) Network Security
3 21 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.63%) VPN
5 12 (3.75%) SSL
6 11 (3.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.88%) WAN
7 6 (1.88%) LAN
7 6 (1.88%) Internet
8 5 (1.56%) DNS
9 4 (1.25%) OSPF
9 4 (1.25%) BGP
10 3 (0.94%) Wireless
10 3 (0.94%) MPLS
10 3 (0.94%) DHCP
10 3 (0.94%) FTP
10 3 (0.94%) HTTP
11 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.25%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.25%) DB2
2 2 (0.63%) Big Data
2 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.31%) QlikView
3 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Subversion
2 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.31%) AppScan
3 1 (0.31%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 73 (22.81%) Finance
2 62 (19.38%) Banking
3 17 (5.31%) Legal
4 15 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.13%) Retail
7 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.25%) Local Government
8 4 (1.25%) Law
9 3 (0.94%) Games
10 2 (0.63%) French Language
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) International Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.31%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.31%) ISPF
2 1 (0.31%) Middleware
2 1 (0.31%) CGI
2 1 (0.31%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.69%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (2.81%) PKI
3 9 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.50%) Cryptography
5 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.25%) Statistics
6 4 (1.25%) Equities
6 4 (1.25%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.94%) Economics
7 3 (0.94%) CMDB
8 2 (0.63%) Open Source
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.63%) CESG
9 1 (0.31%) e-Health
9 1 (0.31%) AS400
9 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 123 (38.44%) Windows
2 74 (23.13%) UNIX
3 22 (6.88%) Linux
4 15 (4.69%) AIX
4 15 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.38%) VMS
6 9 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.56%) zOS
8 3 (0.94%) Solaris
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (43.13%) Information Security
2 48 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 35 (10.94%) Security Architecture
4 33 (10.31%) ITIL
5 30 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 28 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
7 25 (7.81%) Data Protection
8 21 (6.56%) Security Management
9 20 (6.25%) Database Security
10 17 (5.31%) Asset Management
11 16 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 14 (4.38%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.06%) Security Testing
14 12 (3.75%) SIEM
14 12 (3.75%) Information Security Management
14 12 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (3.44%) Data Security
15 11 (3.44%) Cyber Security
15 11 (3.44%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.94%) SQL
2 5 (1.56%) C
2 5 (1.56%) Java
3 4 (1.25%) Objective-C
4 2 (0.63%) Python
4 2 (0.63%) Perl
4 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.31%) Ruby
5 1 (0.31%) JCL
5 1 (0.31%) VB
5 1 (0.31%) ABAP
5 1 (0.31%) PHP
5 1 (0.31%) C#
5 1 (0.31%) C++
5 1 (0.31%) REXX
5 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 101 (31.56%) CISSP
2 65 (20.31%) CISM
3 27 (8.44%) Security Cleared
4 25 (7.81%) CISA
5 15 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 11 (3.44%) CEH
7 10 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.81%) GIAC
9 8 (2.50%) Degree
9 8 (2.50%) GCIA
10 7 (2.19%) CCNP
11 5 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.56%) CNA
11 5 (1.56%) Novell Certification
11 5 (1.56%) MCSE
11 5 (1.56%) CRISC
12 4 (1.25%) CCNA
12 4 (1.25%) ISEB
12 4 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (23.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (11.88%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.81%) COBIT
5 6 (1.88%) BS7799
6 3 (0.94%) SLA
6 3 (0.94%) QA
7 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 63 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.19%) RACF
3 5 (1.56%) UAG
4 3 (0.94%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.63%) Netcool
3 1 (0.31%) Nessus
3 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.31%) Control-M
3 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 60 (18.75%) CheckPoint
2 58 (18.13%) Microsoft
3 44 (13.75%) Cyber-Ark
4 42 (13.13%) Gemalto
5 26 (8.13%) Cisco
6 16 (5.00%) HP
7 15 (4.69%) Juniper
8 14 (4.38%) IBM
9 13 (4.06%) McAfee
10 10 (3.13%) Qualys
11 9 (2.81%) SurfControl
11 9 (2.81%) VMware
11 9 (2.81%) Oracle
11 9 (2.81%) Kaspersky
12 8 (2.50%) F5
12 8 (2.50%) Clearswift
13 7 (2.19%) Symantec
14 6 (1.88%) SAP
15 5 (1.56%) Citrix
15 5 (1.56%) ArcSight
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