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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 361 393 407
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 257 182 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 99
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.20% +55.55%
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
47807 45756 43091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.65% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31014 28318 25816
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1784 1851 1999
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +27 114 £456 +7.17% 18
South East +16 73 £388 -8.82% 15
East Midlands +12 16 £392 -12.91% 2
South West -1 11 £385 +2.66% 7
East of England -4 10 £444 +47.91% 1
North West -26 10 £441 -5.10% 2
West Midlands +3 9 £425 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire -22 9 £375 +15.38% 1
Midlands - 2 - -
North East - 1 £350 -
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 218 (43.86%) Information Security
2 149 (29.98%) CISSP
3 134 (26.96%) Firewall
4 131 (26.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 111 (22.33%) Finance
6 108 (21.73%) SIEM
7 77 (15.49%) CISM
7 77 (15.49%) ITIL
8 75 (15.09%) Network Security
9 74 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
10 67 (13.48%) Management Information System
10 67 (13.48%) Windows
11 63 (12.68%) Cisco
12 61 (12.27%) PCI DSS
13 56 (11.27%) CheckPoint
14 55 (11.07%) Security Management
15 54 (10.87%) Linux
16 52 (10.46%) Risk Management
16 52 (10.46%) Intrusion Detection
17 51 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 51 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
18 48 (9.66%) Cyber Security
18 48 (9.66%) Data Protection
19 47 (9.46%) Security Cleared
20 43 (8.65%) ArcSight
21 42 (8.45%) CISA
22 41 (8.25%) WAN
22 41 (8.25%) SSL
23 40 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
24 39 (7.85%) Degree

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (1.41%) IIS
2 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.20%) SAS
3 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (4.83%) MS Office
1 24 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.80%) MS Project
4 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (26.96%) Firewall
2 75 (15.09%) Network Security
3 52 (10.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 41 (8.25%) WAN
4 41 (8.25%) SSL
5 29 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (5.43%) LAN
7 21 (4.23%) LDAP
8 20 (4.02%) TCP/IP
9 18 (3.62%) VPN
10 16 (3.22%) IPsec
10 16 (3.22%) Internet
11 13 (2.62%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.41%) DNS
12 7 (1.41%) Intranet
13 5 (1.01%) Wireless
13 5 (1.01%) DHCP
13 5 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.82%) DB2
2 13 (2.62%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 111 (22.33%) Finance
2 39 (7.85%) Banking
3 18 (3.62%) Legal
4 12 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.01%) Retail
5 10 (2.01%) Games
5 10 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.21%) Military
8 6 (1.21%) Law
8 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 3 (0.60%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
10 2 (0.40%) Marketing
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.63%) .NET
2 13 (2.62%) HTML
3 12 (2.41%) SOAP
3 12 (2.41%) SAML
4 11 (2.21%) XML
5 4 (0.80%) Middleware
6 3 (0.60%) Web Services
6 3 (0.60%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.20%) EJB
8 1 (0.20%) JSP
8 1 (0.20%) Servlets
8 1 (0.20%) J2EE
8 1 (0.20%) JMX
8 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.20%) Spring
8 1 (0.20%) Ajax
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.20%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 34 (6.84%) PKI
3 33 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.01%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (1.81%) SecurID
7 9 (1.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (1.61%) AS400
8 8 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.21%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.01%) CESG
10 5 (1.01%) Human Factors
11 4 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.60%) Life Science
12 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.60%) FMCG
12 3 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.48%) Windows
2 54 (10.87%) Linux
3 34 (6.84%) UNIX
4 8 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.41%) Solaris
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) CentOS
7 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) zOS
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (43.86%) Information Security
2 108 (21.73%) SIEM
3 77 (15.49%) ITIL
4 74 (14.89%) Penetration Testing
5 55 (11.07%) Security Management
6 52 (10.46%) Risk Management
7 51 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 51 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 48 (9.66%) Data Protection
8 48 (9.66%) Cyber Security
9 40 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
10 32 (6.44%) Security Architecture
11 30 (6.04%) Project Management
12 26 (5.23%) Risk Assessment
13 25 (5.03%) Information Security Management
14 22 (4.43%) Service Management
14 22 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (4.43%) ISMS
15 20 (4.02%) Data Security
16 19 (3.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.43%) SQL
2 16 (3.22%) Java
2 16 (3.22%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.02%) VB
4 11 (2.21%) C#
5 8 (1.61%) C
6 3 (0.60%) VBScript
6 3 (0.60%) C++
6 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.60%) Perl
6 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.20%) XPath
8 1 (0.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (29.98%) CISSP
2 77 (15.49%) CISM
3 47 (9.46%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.45%) CISA
5 39 (7.85%) Degree
6 33 (6.64%) SC Cleared
7 31 (6.24%) CISMP
8 23 (4.63%) CEH
9 16 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (2.82%) CCENT
11 11 (2.21%) GIAC
11 11 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.81%) SSCP
12 9 (1.81%) GCIH
13 8 (1.61%) ACSA
14 7 (1.41%) GCIA
15 6 (1.21%) CCSE
15 6 (1.21%) PCI QSA
15 6 (1.21%) CRISC
15 6 (1.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (26.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (12.27%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.62%) COBIT
4 17 (3.42%) QA
5 15 (3.02%) SLA
5 15 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.60%) COSO
System Software
1 27 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.82%) Snort
4 5 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.40%) Xen
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (2.41%) CA Single Sign-On
1 12 (2.41%) Nessus
2 10 (2.01%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.61%) Nmap
4 6 (1.21%) WSUS
5 3 (0.60%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.60%) OpenView
6 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.40%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.20%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.20%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.20%) Control-M
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 63 (12.68%) Cisco
2 56 (11.27%) CheckPoint
3 43 (8.65%) ArcSight
4 37 (7.44%) Microsoft
5 34 (6.84%) Juniper
6 30 (6.04%) Blue Coat
7 28 (5.63%) McAfee
7 28 (5.63%) VMware
8 25 (5.03%) Symantec
9 23 (4.63%) Clearswift
9 23 (4.63%) HP
10 22 (4.43%) Citrix
10 22 (4.43%) Sourcefire
11 20 (4.02%) Kaspersky
12 19 (3.82%) Qualys
13 17 (3.42%) Websense
14 13 (2.62%) IBM
14 13 (2.62%) Splunk
15 12 (2.41%) F5
16 11 (2.21%) CA
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