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 8 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 367 373 380
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 242 195 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.44% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 134 106
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£450 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.40% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £35.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.16% +56.66%
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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
45940 44377 42051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.67% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29575 27555 25059
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £240
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 1742 1816 2013
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -12.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.19 £37.80 £40.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -8.05%

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 8 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 8 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 +7 105 £462 +8.64% 24
South East +16 70 £381 -10.29% 16
North West -16 16 £350 -2.77% 4
East Midlands +10 14 £409 -9.16% 5
South West -10 13 £387 +4.45% 8
West Midlands +2 8 £433 +2.36% 4
Yorkshire -19 7 £375 +13.20% 6
East of England -17 6 £438 +45.83%
Midlands - 2 - -
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 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.

1 217 (44.74%) Information Security
2 152 (31.34%) CISSP
3 142 (29.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 139 (28.66%) Firewall
5 105 (21.65%) Finance
6 98 (20.21%) SIEM
7 80 (16.49%) CISM
8 78 (16.08%) Network Security
9 77 (15.88%) ITIL
10 72 (14.85%) Penetration Testing
11 66 (13.61%) PCI DSS
12 65 (13.40%) Management Information System
13 64 (13.20%) Windows
13 64 (13.20%) Cisco
14 60 (12.37%) CheckPoint
15 58 (11.96%) Security Management
16 57 (11.75%) Risk Management
17 50 (10.31%) Linux
18 48 (9.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 48 (9.90%) Intrusion Detection
19 45 (9.28%) Data Protection
19 45 (9.28%) Security Cleared
20 43 (8.87%) CISA
21 42 (8.66%) SSL
21 42 (8.66%) ArcSight
21 42 (8.66%) Vulnerability Management
22 40 (8.25%) Cyber Security
23 39 (8.04%) WAN
23 39 (8.04%) Banking
24 38 (7.84%) Microsoft

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 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 10 (2.06%) IIS
2 3 (0.62%) Apache
2 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (5.15%) MS Office
1 25 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.62%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.21%) Summit
3 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 139 (28.66%) Firewall
2 78 (16.08%) Network Security
3 48 (9.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 42 (8.66%) SSL
5 39 (8.04%) WAN
6 28 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (5.57%) LAN
8 20 (4.12%) LDAP
8 20 (4.12%) VPN
9 18 (3.71%) Internet
10 17 (3.51%) TCP/IP
10 17 (3.51%) IPsec
11 12 (2.47%) Kerberos
12 7 (1.44%) Intranet
12 7 (1.44%) DNS
13 5 (1.03%) DHCP
14 4 (0.82%) Wireless
14 4 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 2 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.89%) DB2
2 13 (2.68%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (1.03%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.21%) Fiddler
General
1 105 (21.65%) Finance
2 39 (8.04%) Banking
3 14 (2.89%) Legal
4 12 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.06%) Retail
5 10 (2.06%) Games
6 9 (1.86%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.24%) Military
10 5 (1.03%) Law
11 3 (0.62%) Local Government
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Publishing
12 2 (0.41%) Marketing
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.77%) .NET
2 13 (2.68%) HTML
3 12 (2.47%) SOAP
3 12 (2.47%) SAML
4 11 (2.27%) XML
5 2 (0.41%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.41%) Middleware
5 2 (0.41%) Web Services
5 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.21%) EJB
6 1 (0.21%) JSP
6 1 (0.21%) Servlets
6 1 (0.21%) J2EE
6 1 (0.21%) JMX
6 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.21%) Spring
6 1 (0.21%) Ajax
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.21%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.40%) Management Information System
2 35 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.60%) PKI
4 24 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (2.06%) Mainframe
6 9 (1.86%) SecurID
6 9 (1.86%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.86%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (1.65%) AS400
7 8 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.44%) Cryptography
9 6 (1.24%) Human Factors
10 5 (1.03%) CESG
10 5 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.62%) FMCG
12 3 (0.62%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.62%) Life Science
12 3 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 64 (13.20%) Windows
2 50 (10.31%) Linux
3 31 (6.39%) UNIX
4 8 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.24%) Solaris
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) zOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (44.74%) Information Security
2 98 (20.21%) SIEM
3 77 (15.88%) ITIL
4 72 (14.85%) Penetration Testing
5 58 (11.96%) Security Management
6 57 (11.75%) Risk Management
7 48 (9.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 45 (9.28%) Data Protection
9 42 (8.66%) Vulnerability Management
10 40 (8.25%) Cyber Security
11 37 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
12 28 (5.77%) ISMS
13 27 (5.57%) Project Management
13 27 (5.57%) Information Security Management
14 25 (5.15%) Risk Assessment
15 24 (4.95%) Security Architecture
16 22 (4.54%) Service Management
17 20 (4.12%) Data Security
17 20 (4.12%) GAP Analysis
17 20 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.54%) SQL
2 16 (3.30%) Java
3 14 (2.89%) VB
4 13 (2.68%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.27%) C#
6 4 (0.82%) C
7 3 (0.62%) VBScript
7 3 (0.62%) C++
7 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.62%) Perl
7 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.21%) XPath
9 1 (0.21%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 152 (31.34%) CISSP
2 80 (16.49%) CISM
3 45 (9.28%) Security Cleared
4 43 (8.87%) CISA
5 37 (7.63%) Degree
6 31 (6.39%) CISMP
7 30 (6.19%) SC Cleared
8 27 (5.57%) CEH
9 20 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (3.71%) GIAC
11 14 (2.89%) CCENT
12 10 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.86%) SSCP
14 7 (1.44%) PCI QSA
14 7 (1.44%) ACSA
14 7 (1.44%) GCIH
15 6 (1.24%) CRISC
15 6 (1.24%) CCNP
15 6 (1.24%) CCNA
16 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (29.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (13.61%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.51%) QA
4 16 (3.30%) COBIT
5 15 (3.09%) SLA
6 13 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.41%) COSO
9 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.06%) Snort
4 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.41%) Xen
5 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.21%) RACF
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.21%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.47%) CA Single Sign-On
2 11 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.65%) Nessus
4 7 (1.44%) Nmap
5 6 (1.24%) WSUS
6 5 (1.03%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.62%) OpenView
8 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.41%) SCCM
8 2 (0.41%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.41%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.21%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 64 (13.20%) Cisco
2 60 (12.37%) CheckPoint
3 42 (8.66%) ArcSight
4 38 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 32 (6.60%) Juniper
6 30 (6.19%) Blue Coat
7 28 (5.77%) McAfee
8 26 (5.36%) VMware
9 25 (5.15%) Symantec
9 25 (5.15%) Citrix
10 24 (4.95%) HP
11 22 (4.54%) Websense
11 22 (4.54%) Clearswift
12 20 (4.12%) Kaspersky
13 19 (3.92%) Sourcefire
14 18 (3.71%) Qualys
15 14 (2.89%) IBM
16 13 (2.68%) Cyber-Ark
17 11 (2.27%) Splunk
17 11 (2.27%) LogRhythm
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