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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 379 385 438
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 186 159 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 118 45
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+133.33% +13.20%
Security Analyst
UK

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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -20 94 £450 +12.50% 22
South East +23 42 £360 -5.26% 17
East of England +16 18 £400 - 7
South West -12 11 £360 +33.33% 3
North West -17 10 £550 +76.00%
Yorkshire -1 7 £416 - 7
West Midlands +2 3 £350 -12.50% 1
East Midlands +11 1 £300 +46.34%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (45.95%) Information Security
2 150 (35.71%) CISSP
3 124 (29.52%) Firewall
4 100 (23.81%) Windows
5 96 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 90 (21.43%) CISM
7 76 (18.10%) Finance
8 68 (16.19%) Risk Management
9 67 (15.95%) Network Security
10 56 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 53 (12.62%) PCI DSS
11 53 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
12 52 (12.38%) CheckPoint
13 51 (12.14%) Linux
13 51 (12.14%) ITIL
13 51 (12.14%) UNIX
14 49 (11.67%) SIEM
15 45 (10.71%) Security Cleared
15 45 (10.71%) GIAC
16 44 (10.48%) Management Information System
17 42 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
18 41 (9.76%) Security Management
19 40 (9.52%) TCP/IP
19 40 (9.52%) Microsoft
20 38 (9.05%) Cisco
21 37 (8.81%) CISA
22 35 (8.33%) Qualys
23 34 (8.10%) Degree
23 34 (8.10%) HP
24 33 (7.86%) CEH

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (4.52%) IIS
2 16 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.95%) Node.js
4 3 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (4.05%) MS Office
2 14 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.14%) SAP GRC
2 7 (1.67%) assyst
3 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.48%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (29.52%) Firewall
2 67 (15.95%) Network Security
3 42 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 26 (6.19%) WAN
6 23 (5.48%) LAN
6 23 (5.48%) Internet
7 15 (3.57%) SSL
7 15 (3.57%) VPN
7 15 (3.57%) LDAP
8 11 (2.62%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (2.62%) DNS
9 10 (2.38%) Wireless
10 9 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.14%) SAN
11 8 (1.90%) Wireshark
12 7 (1.67%) Intranet
12 7 (1.67%) HTTP
12 7 (1.67%) IPsec
13 6 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.95%) MS Access
4 2 (0.48%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Fiddler
2 3 (0.71%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.24%) Selenium
3 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (18.10%) Finance
2 26 (6.19%) Legal
3 25 (5.95%) Banking
4 17 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.10%) Law
6 12 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.38%) Retail
8 8 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.67%) Publishing
10 6 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.95%) Marketing
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.48%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.14%) .NET
2 4 (0.95%) HTML
2 4 (0.95%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.48%) JSP
4 1 (0.24%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) SOAP
4 1 (0.24%) XML
4 1 (0.24%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.48%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.10%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.67%) CMDB
4 7 (1.67%) PKI
5 6 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (0.95%) CESG
6 4 (0.95%) RMADS
6 4 (0.95%) Open Source
6 4 (0.95%) SecurID
6 4 (0.95%) Informatics
7 3 (0.71%) FMCG
8 2 (0.48%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.48%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.48%) GIS
8 2 (0.48%) DTV
8 2 (0.48%) Online Games
8 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.24%) User Experience
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 100 (23.81%) Windows
2 51 (12.14%) Linux
2 51 (12.14%) UNIX
3 10 (2.38%) Solaris
4 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.95%) AIX
7 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.48%) VMS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.24%) HPUX
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (45.95%) Information Security
2 68 (16.19%) Risk Management
3 56 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 53 (12.62%) Penetration Testing
5 51 (12.14%) ITIL
6 49 (11.67%) SIEM
7 41 (9.76%) Security Management
8 33 (7.86%) Cyber Security
9 27 (6.43%) Incident Management
10 26 (6.19%) Security Architecture
10 26 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
10 26 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
11 22 (5.24%) Data Protection
12 19 (4.52%) Ethical Hacking
12 19 (4.52%) Information Assurance
12 19 (4.52%) Risk Analysis
13 18 (4.29%) Migration
13 18 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (4.29%) Information Security Management
13 18 (4.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.48%) SQL
2 5 (1.19%) LINC
2 5 (1.19%) VB
2 5 (1.19%) Perl
2 5 (1.19%) Java
3 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.71%) Python
4 2 (0.48%) C
4 2 (0.48%) C#
4 2 (0.48%) Ruby
5 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.24%) Groovy
5 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 150 (35.71%) CISSP
2 90 (21.43%) CISM
3 45 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 45 (10.71%) GIAC
4 37 (8.81%) CISA
5 34 (8.10%) Degree
6 33 (7.86%) CEH
7 27 (6.43%) SC Cleared
8 25 (5.95%) CRISC
9 19 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (4.29%) GCIA
11 17 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (3.81%) MCSE
13 14 (3.33%) CCNA
14 13 (3.10%) CISMP
15 12 (2.86%) DV Cleared
16 10 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
17 9 (2.14%) MCP
18 8 (1.90%) CNA
18 8 (1.90%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (12.62%) PCI DSS
3 21 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.14%) COBIT
5 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (1.19%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.19%) SLA
7 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.24%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.67%) Nmap
3 6 (1.43%) Snort
4 5 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.71%) Firmware
7 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.48%) UAG
8 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (5.95%) Nessus
2 7 (1.67%) SCCM
3 5 (1.19%) DatAdvantage
3 5 (1.19%) CORE IMPACT
3 5 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.48%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.24%) WSUS
6 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.24%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 52 (12.38%) CheckPoint
2 40 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.05%) Cisco
4 35 (8.33%) Qualys
5 34 (8.10%) HP
6 28 (6.67%) McAfee
7 25 (5.95%) Blue Coat
8 23 (5.48%) ArcSight
9 17 (4.05%) Juniper
10 16 (3.81%) Symantec
11 15 (3.57%) Websense
11 15 (3.57%) Tripwire
12 14 (3.33%) Oracle
12 14 (3.33%) LogRhythm
13 13 (3.10%) SolarWinds
13 13 (3.10%) IBM
14 11 (2.62%) F5
14 11 (2.62%) Cyber-Ark
14 11 (2.62%) SAP
15 10 (2.38%) VMware
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