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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 380 431 450
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 195 123 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 76 75
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£425 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £239
% change year-on-year
+21.75% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £26.29 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.82% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £22.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -17.43%
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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +61 112 £425 +0.59% 15
South East +4 32 £425 -10.52% 7
North West +4 16 £488 +72.56% 3
South West -27 14 £355 +24.56% 8
East of England -20 7 £300 - 3
Yorkshire +7 6 £350 - 10
East Midlands +2 4 £425 +28.30% 1
West Midlands -15 4 £423 +40.83% 2
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 170 (47.35%) Information Security
2 142 (39.55%) CISSP
3 114 (31.75%) Firewall
4 93 (25.91%) Finance
5 81 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 76 (21.17%) Windows
7 68 (18.94%) Penetration Testing
8 66 (18.38%) Microsoft
9 59 (16.43%) CISM
9 59 (16.43%) Network Security
10 49 (13.65%) Management Information System
10 49 (13.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 47 (13.09%) TCP/IP
12 46 (12.81%) Active Directory
13 43 (11.98%) ITIL
13 43 (11.98%) Risk Management
14 42 (11.70%) Banking
15 41 (11.42%) UNIX
16 40 (11.14%) PCI DSS
17 37 (10.31%) Cisco
18 36 (10.03%) Security Management
18 36 (10.03%) SIEM
19 35 (9.75%) Risk Assessment
20 34 (9.47%) Qualys
21 33 (9.19%) CISA
22 31 (8.64%) Security Architecture
23 30 (8.36%) CEH
23 30 (8.36%) Data Protection
23 30 (8.36%) Security Cleared
24 28 (7.80%) Linux

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.79%) IIS
2 9 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.11%) Node.js
4 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) CICS
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (4.46%) MS Excel
1 16 (4.46%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (3.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.51%) assyst
2 6 (1.67%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.11%) Summit
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 114 (31.75%) Firewall
2 59 (16.43%) Network Security
3 47 (13.09%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.41%) Internet
5 21 (5.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (4.74%) Wireless
6 17 (4.74%) LAN
7 15 (4.18%) WAN
8 14 (3.90%) SAN
9 11 (3.06%) DNS
10 10 (2.79%) VPN
10 10 (2.79%) Intranet
11 9 (2.51%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.95%) SSL
13 5 (1.39%) DMZ
13 5 (1.39%) DHCP
13 5 (1.39%) Wireshark
14 4 (1.11%) IPsec
14 4 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (1.39%) Big Data
2 4 (1.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.28%) DB2
3 1 (0.28%) MS Access
3 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.28%) QADirector
1 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (25.91%) Finance
2 42 (11.70%) Banking
3 17 (4.74%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.46%) Retail
5 13 (3.62%) Law
5 13 (3.62%) Legal
6 10 (2.79%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.67%) Publishing
8 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.84%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.56%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.90%) .NET
2 6 (1.67%) OAuth
3 2 (0.56%) ISPF
3 2 (0.56%) Web Services
4 1 (0.28%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.28%) JSP
4 1 (0.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.65%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.34%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.23%) Open Source
5 7 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.67%) PKI
7 4 (1.11%) Economics
7 4 (1.11%) SecurID
7 4 (1.11%) CESG
7 4 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.11%) GIS
7 4 (1.11%) CMDB
8 3 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.84%) RMADS
9 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.56%) AS400
9 2 (0.56%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.28%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.28%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.17%) Windows
2 41 (11.42%) UNIX
3 28 (7.80%) Linux
4 11 (3.06%) Solaris
5 7 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.39%) AIX
7 3 (0.84%) VMS
7 3 (0.84%) zOS
7 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (47.35%) Information Security
2 68 (18.94%) Penetration Testing
3 49 (13.65%) Vulnerability Management
4 43 (11.98%) Risk Management
4 43 (11.98%) ITIL
5 36 (10.03%) Security Management
5 36 (10.03%) SIEM
6 35 (9.75%) Risk Assessment
7 31 (8.64%) Security Architecture
8 30 (8.36%) Data Protection
9 27 (7.52%) Incident Management
10 24 (6.69%) Cyber Security
11 20 (5.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 20 (5.57%) Information Security Management
12 19 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (5.01%) Information Assurance
14 16 (4.46%) Change Control
14 16 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (4.46%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (4.18%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.85%) SQL
2 8 (2.23%) Perl
3 7 (1.95%) VB
4 6 (1.67%) C#
5 4 (1.11%) LINC
6 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.56%) C
7 2 (0.56%) Python
7 2 (0.56%) REXX
7 2 (0.56%) Ruby
8 1 (0.28%) ABAP
8 1 (0.28%) Java
8 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 142 (39.55%) CISSP
2 59 (16.43%) CISM
3 33 (9.19%) CISA
4 30 (8.36%) CEH
4 30 (8.36%) Security Cleared
5 25 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (6.13%) MCSE
6 22 (6.13%) GIAC
7 21 (5.85%) SC Cleared
7 21 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.46%) Degree
9 14 (3.90%) CCNA
10 13 (3.62%) GCIA
11 12 (3.34%) MCP
12 7 (1.95%) GCIH
12 7 (1.95%) CRISC
13 6 (1.67%) CNA
13 6 (1.67%) Novell Certification
13 6 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.39%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (22.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (11.14%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (2.23%) QA
5 6 (1.67%) COBIT
6 4 (1.11%) ISO 14001
6 4 (1.11%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.84%) SLA
7 3 (0.84%) BS7799
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 46 (12.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.39%) RACF
4 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.84%) Snort
5 2 (0.56%) Nmap
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.28%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (4.18%) Nessus
2 12 (3.34%) SCCM
3 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.28%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.31%) Cisco
3 34 (9.47%) Qualys
4 27 (7.52%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.85%) McAfee
6 17 (4.74%) HP
6 17 (4.74%) Cyber-Ark
7 14 (3.90%) VMware
8 12 (3.34%) F5
9 11 (3.06%) Citrix
9 11 (3.06%) Juniper
9 11 (3.06%) Gemalto
10 10 (2.79%) IBM
10 10 (2.79%) Splunk
11 9 (2.51%) SAP
12 8 (2.23%) Symantec
12 8 (2.23%) ArcSight
13 7 (1.95%) Websense
14 6 (1.67%) Oracle
14 6 (1.67%) Fortinet
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