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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 388 470 437
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 203 99 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 61 80
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £25.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 - £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 - £32.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 - £32.00
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
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +88 117 £425 -8.10% 16
South East +20 34 £425 +21.42% 8
South West -31 16 £365 +28.07% 7
North West -4 14 £488 +65.11% 3
Yorkshire +5 9 £350 +20.68% 6
East Midlands +3 4 £425 -
West Midlands -18 4 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England -20 4 £313 - 1
North East - - - -
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 190 (48.35%) Information Security
2 158 (40.20%) CISSP
3 131 (33.33%) Firewall
4 95 (24.17%) Finance
5 91 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 85 (21.63%) Windows
7 78 (19.85%) Penetration Testing
8 71 (18.07%) Microsoft
9 69 (17.56%) Network Security
10 65 (16.54%) CISM
11 57 (14.50%) TCP/IP
12 52 (13.23%) Vulnerability Management
13 50 (12.72%) ITIL
14 48 (12.21%) PCI DSS
15 47 (11.96%) Active Directory
15 47 (11.96%) Risk Management
16 45 (11.45%) Management Information System
17 44 (11.20%) Qualys
18 43 (10.94%) Security Management
18 43 (10.94%) UNIX
19 42 (10.69%) Cisco
20 41 (10.43%) Security Cleared
21 38 (9.67%) Linux
21 38 (9.67%) Risk Assessment
22 37 (9.41%) Banking
23 36 (9.16%) SIEM
24 33 (8.40%) CEH
25 32 (8.14%) CheckPoint
25 32 (8.14%) Security Architecture
26 31 (7.89%) SC Cleared

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (2.54%) IIS
2 9 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.02%) Node.js
4 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.25%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (4.83%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.82%) MS Office
4 12 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) assyst
2 7 (1.78%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.02%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 131 (33.33%) Firewall
2 69 (17.56%) Network Security
3 57 (14.50%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.12%) Internet
5 23 (5.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (5.09%) LAN
7 19 (4.83%) WAN
8 18 (4.58%) Wireless
9 14 (3.56%) SAN
10 13 (3.31%) DNS
11 12 (3.05%) VPN
11 12 (3.05%) Intranet
12 11 (2.80%) Reverse Proxy
13 9 (2.29%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (1.78%) DMZ
14 7 (1.78%) DHCP
15 6 (1.53%) SSL
16 5 (1.27%) Wireshark
17 4 (1.02%) NetScaler
17 4 (1.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (1.27%) Big Data
2 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) MS Access
3 1 (0.25%) DB2
3 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.25%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.25%) QADirector
General
1 95 (24.17%) Finance
2 37 (9.41%) Banking
3 19 (4.83%) Retail
3 19 (4.83%) Legal
4 16 (4.07%) Law
5 14 (3.56%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.54%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.53%) Publishing
8 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.51%) International Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Hungarian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.82%) .NET
2 6 (1.53%) OAuth
3 2 (0.51%) ISPF
3 2 (0.51%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.25%) HTML
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) JSP
4 1 (0.25%) XBRL
4 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.45%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.05%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.29%) PKI
6 8 (2.04%) Open Source
7 7 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.27%) CESG
8 5 (1.27%) RMADS
8 5 (1.27%) SecurID
9 4 (1.02%) CMDB
9 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.02%) GIS
10 3 (0.76%) Economics
10 3 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.51%) AS400
11 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.51%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.63%) Windows
2 43 (10.94%) UNIX
3 38 (9.67%) Linux
4 13 (3.31%) Solaris
5 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.27%) AIX
8 2 (0.51%) Android
8 2 (0.51%) zOS
8 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.51%) VMS
9 1 (0.25%) HPUX
9 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (48.35%) Information Security
2 78 (19.85%) Penetration Testing
3 52 (13.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 50 (12.72%) ITIL
5 47 (11.96%) Risk Management
6 43 (10.94%) Security Management
7 38 (9.67%) Risk Assessment
8 36 (9.16%) SIEM
9 32 (8.14%) Security Architecture
10 31 (7.89%) Data Protection
11 28 (7.12%) Incident Management
12 26 (6.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 26 (6.62%) Cyber Security
13 23 (5.85%) Information Security Management
14 21 (5.34%) GAP Analysis
14 21 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (5.34%) Information Assurance
15 18 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (4.58%) ISMS
15 18 (4.58%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.11%) SQL
2 8 (2.04%) Perl
3 7 (1.78%) VB
4 6 (1.53%) C#
5 5 (1.27%) LINC
6 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.51%) Ruby
7 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.51%) REXX
7 2 (0.51%) Java
7 2 (0.51%) Python
8 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.25%) ABAP
8 1 (0.25%) C
Qualifications
1 158 (40.20%) CISSP
2 65 (16.54%) CISM
3 41 (10.43%) Security Cleared
4 33 (8.40%) CEH
5 31 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 31 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (7.89%) GIAC
6 30 (7.63%) CISA
7 28 (7.12%) MCSE
8 25 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (4.58%) CCNA
9 18 (4.58%) Degree
10 17 (4.33%) GCIA
11 15 (3.82%) MCP
12 10 (2.54%) CRISC
13 8 (2.04%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.04%) CNA
13 8 (2.04%) Novell Certification
13 8 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (2.04%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (23.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (12.21%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.78%) QA
5 6 (1.53%) SLA
6 5 (1.27%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.02%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.76%) BS7799
8 3 (0.76%) COBIT
9 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 47 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) RACF
4 3 (0.76%) Nmap
4 3 (0.76%) Snort
4 3 (0.76%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (4.83%) Nessus
2 12 (3.05%) SCCM
3 3 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.51%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 71 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.20%) Qualys
3 42 (10.69%) Cisco
4 32 (8.14%) CheckPoint
5 25 (6.36%) HP
6 20 (5.09%) McAfee
7 15 (3.82%) ArcSight
8 14 (3.56%) Juniper
8 14 (3.56%) VMware
9 13 (3.31%) F5
10 12 (3.05%) Symantec
11 11 (2.80%) Citrix
12 10 (2.54%) Cyber-Ark
12 10 (2.54%) SAP
12 10 (2.54%) IBM
13 9 (2.29%) Tufin
13 9 (2.29%) Splunk
14 8 (2.04%) Fortinet
14 8 (2.04%) Oracle
14 8 (2.04%) Sun
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