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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 344 407 391
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 248 167 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 115 92
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£435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £322 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.61 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -
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
45619 44406 38688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.57% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28722 27970 22842
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1788 1844 1977
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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 +52 114 £450 +12.50% 18
South East +14 62 £363 -14.70% 12
North West -5 27 £350 -2.77% 5
South West +2 15 £395 +3.94% 7
East of England +4 13 £401 +14.42% 2
West Midlands -8 8 £325 -27.77% 3
East Midlands -10 7 £375 -1.31% 1
Yorkshire -23 1 - - 5
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 193 (43.76%) Information Security
2 144 (32.65%) CISSP
3 136 (30.84%) Firewall
4 128 (29.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 90 (20.41%) Finance
6 87 (19.73%) SIEM
7 79 (17.91%) CISM
8 73 (16.55%) Network Security
9 69 (15.65%) Penetration Testing
9 69 (15.65%) ITIL
9 69 (15.65%) Windows
10 65 (14.74%) CheckPoint
11 63 (14.29%) Cisco
12 62 (14.06%) Management Information System
13 57 (12.93%) PCI DSS
14 51 (11.56%) Security Management
15 48 (10.88%) Linux
16 46 (10.43%) Risk Management
17 43 (9.75%) Vulnerability Management
17 43 (9.75%) Kalman Filter
18 41 (9.30%) SSL
19 40 (9.07%) CISA
19 40 (9.07%) Data Protection
20 39 (8.84%) Intrusion Detection
20 39 (8.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 39 (8.84%) WAN
21 37 (8.39%) Microsoft
21 37 (8.39%) Degree
22 36 (8.16%) Cyber Security
23 34 (7.71%) CISMP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 12 (2.72%) IIS
2 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (5.90%) MS Office
2 25 (5.67%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 136 (30.84%) Firewall
2 73 (16.55%) Network Security
3 41 (9.30%) SSL
4 39 (8.84%) WAN
4 39 (8.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (6.12%) LAN
7 20 (4.54%) LDAP
8 19 (4.31%) IPsec
9 17 (3.85%) VPN
10 15 (3.40%) TCP/IP
11 14 (3.17%) Internet
12 8 (1.81%) SAN
12 8 (1.81%) Wireless
13 7 (1.59%) Intranet
13 7 (1.59%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.13%) DNS
15 4 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 3 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 3 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.17%) DB2
2 13 (2.95%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (1.13%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
5 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) Selenium
2 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
General
1 90 (20.41%) Finance
2 33 (7.48%) Banking
3 10 (2.27%) Games
3 10 (2.27%) Legal
3 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.81%) Retail
5 8 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.59%) Law
7 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.91%) Military
8 4 (0.91%) Publishing
9 3 (0.68%) Billing
9 3 (0.68%) Local Government
9 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.99%) .NET
2 13 (2.95%) SOAP
2 13 (2.95%) HTML
3 11 (2.49%) XML
4 7 (1.59%) SAML
5 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.45%) Web Services
6 2 (0.45%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) JMX
7 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.23%) Spring
7 1 (0.23%) Ajax
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.23%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) EJB
7 1 (0.23%) JSP
7 1 (0.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 62 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 30 (6.80%) PKI
3 28 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.81%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.36%) Human Factors
9 6 (1.36%) AS400
9 6 (1.36%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.13%) CESG
10 5 (1.13%) FMCG
11 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.91%) SecurID
11 4 (0.91%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.65%) Windows
2 48 (10.88%) Linux
3 30 (6.80%) UNIX
4 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.91%) Solaris
7 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (43.76%) Information Security
2 87 (19.73%) SIEM
3 69 (15.65%) ITIL
3 69 (15.65%) Penetration Testing
4 51 (11.56%) Security Management
5 46 (10.43%) Risk Management
6 43 (9.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 43 (9.75%) Kalman Filter
7 40 (9.07%) Data Protection
8 39 (8.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 36 (8.16%) Cyber Security
10 25 (5.67%) ISMS
10 25 (5.67%) Migration
10 25 (5.67%) Risk Assessment
10 25 (5.67%) Project Management
11 22 (4.99%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.76%) Information Security Management
12 21 (4.76%) Security Architecture
13 20 (4.54%) Data Security
14 19 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.22%) SQL
2 15 (3.40%) VB
3 13 (2.95%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.27%) Java
5 6 (1.36%) C#
6 4 (0.91%) C
6 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.68%) VBScript
7 3 (0.68%) Perl
7 3 (0.68%) C++
8 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.23%) VBA
9 1 (0.23%) Python
9 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.23%) XPath
9 1 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 144 (32.65%) CISSP
2 79 (17.91%) CISM
3 40 (9.07%) CISA
4 37 (8.39%) Degree
5 34 (7.71%) CISMP
6 31 (7.03%) Security Cleared
7 30 (6.80%) CEH
8 20 (4.54%) GIAC
8 20 (4.54%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (4.31%) SC Cleared
10 14 (3.17%) CCENT
11 11 (2.49%) GCIH
12 9 (2.04%) SSCP
12 9 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.59%) CCNA
13 7 (1.59%) GCIA
14 6 (1.36%) PCI QSA
14 6 (1.36%) CRISC
14 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (29.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (12.93%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.63%) SLA
3 16 (3.63%) QA
4 12 (2.72%) COBIT
5 11 (2.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.04%) Snort
4 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (1.81%) Nessus
3 7 (1.59%) WSUS
3 7 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.36%) SCCM
5 5 (1.13%) DatAdvantage
6 4 (0.91%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.91%) CORE IMPACT
7 3 (0.68%) Nmap
7 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.68%) OpenView
8 2 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.45%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.23%) Control-M
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 65 (14.74%) CheckPoint
2 63 (14.29%) Cisco
3 37 (8.39%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.35%) McAfee
5 27 (6.12%) Blue Coat
5 27 (6.12%) Juniper
6 25 (5.67%) VMware
6 25 (5.67%) ArcSight
7 24 (5.44%) Citrix
8 22 (4.99%) Websense
8 22 (4.99%) Clearswift
8 22 (4.99%) Qualys
8 22 (4.99%) Kaspersky
9 21 (4.76%) LogRhythm
9 21 (4.76%) Symantec
9 21 (4.76%) HP
10 12 (2.72%) Sourcefire
10 12 (2.72%) Cyber-Ark
11 11 (2.49%) IBM
12 10 (2.27%) Splunk
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