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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 364 382 452
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +70
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 225 172 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 120 38
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£410 £400 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -28.57%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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 +16 115 £475 +18.75% 10
South East +4 63 £370 -3.89% 8
East of England +16 27 £400 -
South West -22 7 £360 +7.46% 1
West Midlands -6 5 £400 -
Yorkshire - 4 £410 - 9
North West -26 2 £340 +0.74% 2
North East - 2 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 193 (45.63%) Information Security
2 157 (37.12%) CISSP
3 132 (31.21%) Firewall
4 102 (24.11%) Windows
5 86 (20.33%) CISM
6 85 (20.09%) Finance
6 85 (20.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 70 (16.55%) Network Security
8 69 (16.31%) Penetration Testing
9 60 (14.18%) Risk Management
10 58 (13.71%) UNIX
11 56 (13.24%) ITIL
12 54 (12.77%) TCP/IP
12 54 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
13 53 (12.53%) SIEM
13 53 (12.53%) Linux
14 48 (11.35%) Microsoft
15 47 (11.11%) GIAC
15 47 (11.11%) Security Cleared
16 46 (10.87%) PCI DSS
17 44 (10.40%) CheckPoint
18 43 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
19 41 (9.69%) Management Information System
20 40 (9.46%) Active Directory
21 39 (9.22%) Cisco
22 37 (8.75%) HP
22 37 (8.75%) Data Protection
23 35 (8.27%) Qualys
24 34 (8.04%) Cyber Security
24 34 (8.04%) Security Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (4.26%) IIS
2 17 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (4.02%) MS Office
2 16 (3.78%) MS Visio
3 15 (3.55%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.84%) assyst
2 9 (2.13%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.47%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.47%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (31.21%) Firewall
2 70 (16.55%) Network Security
3 54 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 43 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (6.38%) Internet
6 25 (5.91%) WAN
7 23 (5.44%) LAN
8 15 (3.55%) LDAP
9 14 (3.31%) VPN
10 13 (3.07%) DNS
11 12 (2.84%) Intranet
11 12 (2.84%) Wireless
11 12 (2.84%) Reverse Proxy
12 11 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.36%) SAN
14 9 (2.13%) SSL
15 7 (1.65%) DMZ
15 7 (1.65%) Wireshark
16 6 (1.42%) HTTP
16 6 (1.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.95%) MS Access
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (1.42%) Fiddler
2 3 (0.71%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 85 (20.09%) Finance
2 34 (8.04%) Banking
3 26 (6.15%) Legal
4 20 (4.73%) Law
5 16 (3.78%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.55%) Retail
7 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.36%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.89%) Publishing
10 7 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.71%) Advertising
11 3 (0.71%) Marketing
12 2 (0.47%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Military
13 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.13%) .NET
2 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.71%) HTML
3 2 (0.47%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.47%) JSP
4 1 (0.24%) SOAP
4 1 (0.24%) XML
4 1 (0.24%) XBRL
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.69%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.89%) PKI
3 8 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.65%) Open Source
4 7 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (1.65%) CMDB
5 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.18%) SecurID
6 4 (0.95%) RMADS
6 4 (0.95%) Informatics
7 3 (0.71%) FMCG
8 2 (0.47%) Online Games
8 2 (0.47%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.47%) Equities
8 2 (0.47%) GIS
8 2 (0.47%) CESG
8 2 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.24%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.24%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 102 (24.11%) Windows
2 58 (13.71%) UNIX
3 53 (12.53%) Linux
4 13 (3.07%) Solaris
5 8 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.18%) AIX
8 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.47%) VMS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (45.63%) Information Security
2 69 (16.31%) Penetration Testing
3 60 (14.18%) Risk Management
4 56 (13.24%) ITIL
5 54 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 53 (12.53%) SIEM
7 37 (8.75%) Data Protection
8 34 (8.04%) Cyber Security
8 34 (8.04%) Security Management
9 33 (7.80%) Incident Management
10 28 (6.62%) Risk Assessment
10 28 (6.62%) Security Architecture
11 27 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
12 26 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 23 (5.44%) Ethical Hacking
13 23 (5.44%) PRINCE2
13 23 (5.44%) Information Assurance
14 22 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (4.96%) Risk Analysis
16 17 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.86%) SQL
2 7 (1.65%) Perl
3 6 (1.42%) VB
4 5 (1.18%) LINC
5 4 (0.95%) Java
6 3 (0.71%) Python
7 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.47%) C
7 2 (0.47%) Ruby
7 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.24%) Groovy
8 1 (0.24%) C#
8 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (37.12%) CISSP
2 86 (20.33%) CISM
3 47 (11.11%) GIAC
3 47 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 33 (7.80%) Degree
4 33 (7.80%) CISA
5 32 (7.57%) CEH
5 32 (7.57%) SC Cleared
6 28 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (5.91%) MCSE
7 25 (5.91%) CRISC
8 21 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (4.49%) GCIA
10 16 (3.78%) CCNA
11 15 (3.55%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.84%) MCP
13 11 (2.60%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (2.36%) CISMP
15 9 (2.13%) CNA
15 9 (2.13%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (20.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (10.87%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.36%) COBIT
5 7 (1.65%) SLA
6 5 (1.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.24%) TickIT
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 40 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.89%) Nmap
3 6 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.18%) Snort
5 3 (0.71%) Firmware
5 3 (0.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.47%) UAG
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (6.86%) Nessus
2 8 (1.89%) SCCM
3 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.18%) DatAdvantage
4 4 (0.95%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.47%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.40%) CheckPoint
3 39 (9.22%) Cisco
4 37 (8.75%) HP
5 35 (8.27%) Qualys
6 30 (7.09%) McAfee
7 21 (4.96%) Blue Coat
7 21 (4.96%) ArcSight
8 17 (4.02%) Oracle
9 16 (3.78%) Juniper
9 16 (3.78%) Splunk
10 15 (3.55%) Symantec
11 14 (3.31%) Tripwire
12 12 (2.84%) LogRhythm
13 11 (2.60%) F5
13 11 (2.60%) VMware
13 11 (2.60%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.60%) IBM
14 10 (2.36%) SAP
14 10 (2.36%) Sun
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