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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 341 418 399
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 261 149 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 101 89
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -57.14%
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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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 4 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 +52 112 £450 +12.50% 16
South East +24 66 £380 -7.87% 17
North West -10 27 £350 +2.94%
East of England +21 22 £425 +21.42% 4
South West +5 14 £357 -4.29% 6
West Midlands -8 10 £325 -11.56%
East Midlands -4 6 £330 -13.15%
Yorkshire -9 3 £295 -25.07% 4
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 189 (42.57%) Information Security
2 145 (32.66%) CISSP
3 135 (30.41%) Firewall
4 132 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 86 (19.37%) CISM
5 86 (19.37%) Finance
6 77 (17.34%) SIEM
7 74 (16.67%) Network Security
8 69 (15.54%) ITIL
8 69 (15.54%) Windows
9 67 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
10 65 (14.64%) Management Information System
10 65 (14.64%) CheckPoint
11 64 (14.41%) Cisco
12 58 (13.06%) PCI DSS
13 52 (11.71%) Kalman Filter
14 49 (11.04%) Security Management
15 47 (10.59%) Linux
16 46 (10.36%) Risk Management
16 46 (10.36%) Vulnerability Management
17 45 (10.14%) WAN
18 42 (9.46%) SSL
18 42 (9.46%) Intrusion Detection
19 40 (9.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 39 (8.78%) Data Protection
21 38 (8.56%) CISA
22 37 (8.33%) Degree
23 36 (8.11%) CISMP
23 36 (8.11%) Cyber Security
24 35 (7.88%) Microsoft

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (2.70%) IIS
2 11 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.68%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (6.08%) MS Office
2 25 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (30.41%) Firewall
2 74 (16.67%) Network Security
3 45 (10.14%) WAN
4 42 (9.46%) SSL
4 42 (9.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 30 (6.76%) LAN
6 27 (6.08%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (5.41%) LDAP
8 20 (4.50%) VPN
9 19 (4.28%) IPsec
10 16 (3.60%) TCP/IP
10 16 (3.60%) Internet
11 10 (2.25%) Wireless
11 10 (2.25%) SAN
12 8 (1.80%) DNS
13 7 (1.58%) Intranet
14 5 (1.13%) DHCP
14 5 (1.13%) MPLS
15 4 (0.90%) WLAN
15 4 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.93%) DB2
2 12 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.13%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) MS Access
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.45%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 86 (19.37%) Finance
2 33 (7.43%) Banking
3 12 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.25%) Games
6 9 (2.03%) Legal
6 9 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.80%) Publishing
8 6 (1.35%) Law
8 6 (1.35%) Retail
9 5 (1.13%) Marketing
9 5 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.90%) Military
11 3 (0.68%) Local Government
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.83%) .NET
2 12 (2.70%) SOAP
2 12 (2.70%) HTML
3 11 (2.48%) XML
4 4 (0.90%) SAML
5 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.45%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.23%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.23%) Ajax
7 1 (0.23%) JMS
7 1 (0.23%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.23%) EJB
7 1 (0.23%) JSP
7 1 (0.23%) Servlets
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) JMX
7 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.64%) Management Information System
2 30 (6.76%) PKI
3 27 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.58%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.35%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.35%) Human Factors
6 6 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.13%) CMDB
7 5 (1.13%) CESG
7 5 (1.13%) AS400
8 4 (0.90%) SecurID
8 4 (0.90%) FMCG
9 3 (0.68%) Online Games
9 3 (0.68%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.68%) Life Science
9 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.45%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.54%) Windows
2 47 (10.59%) Linux
3 28 (6.31%) UNIX
4 10 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.13%) Solaris
7 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (42.57%) Information Security
2 77 (17.34%) SIEM
3 69 (15.54%) ITIL
4 67 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
5 52 (11.71%) Kalman Filter
6 49 (11.04%) Security Management
7 46 (10.36%) Risk Management
7 46 (10.36%) Vulnerability Management
8 40 (9.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 39 (8.78%) Data Protection
10 36 (8.11%) Cyber Security
11 25 (5.63%) Migration
11 25 (5.63%) Data Security
11 25 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (5.18%) ISMS
12 23 (5.18%) Incident Management
13 21 (4.73%) Project Management
13 21 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (4.50%) Business Analysis
14 20 (4.50%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.18%) SQL
2 14 (3.15%) VB
3 12 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.35%) Java
5 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.68%) C
6 3 (0.68%) C#
6 3 (0.68%) Perl
6 3 (0.68%) VBScript
7 2 (0.45%) C++
7 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.23%) Groovy
8 1 (0.23%) XPath
8 1 (0.23%) Python
8 1 (0.23%) VBA
8 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 145 (32.66%) CISSP
2 86 (19.37%) CISM
3 38 (8.56%) CISA
4 37 (8.33%) Degree
5 36 (8.11%) CISMP
6 32 (7.21%) CEH
7 28 (6.31%) Security Cleared
8 21 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (4.73%) GIAC
9 14 (3.15%) CCENT
9 14 (3.15%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.93%) GCIH
11 11 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (2.25%) CRISC
13 9 (2.03%) SSCP
13 9 (2.03%) CCNA
14 8 (1.80%) GCIA
15 7 (1.58%) MCP
15 7 (1.58%) ISEB
15 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (13.06%) PCI DSS
3 16 (3.60%) QA
4 15 (3.38%) COBIT
4 15 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (3.38%) SLA
5 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (7.21%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.25%) Snort
4 4 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.45%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) UAG
6 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.03%) Nessus
2 7 (1.58%) SCCM
2 7 (1.58%) WSUS
3 5 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.13%) DatAdvantage
4 4 (0.90%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.90%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.90%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.68%) OpenView
5 3 (0.68%) Nmap
6 2 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (14.64%) CheckPoint
2 64 (14.41%) Cisco
3 35 (7.88%) Microsoft
4 32 (7.21%) Blue Coat
5 29 (6.53%) McAfee
6 27 (6.08%) Juniper
7 26 (5.86%) VMware
8 22 (4.95%) Kaspersky
8 22 (4.95%) Clearswift
9 20 (4.50%) Qualys
9 20 (4.50%) Citrix
9 20 (4.50%) Websense
9 20 (4.50%) Symantec
10 19 (4.28%) LogRhythm
11 17 (3.83%) HP
12 14 (3.15%) ArcSight
13 12 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
14 10 (2.25%) IBM
14 10 (2.25%) SolarWinds
14 10 (2.25%) F5
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