The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.69% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £398 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +27.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+36.28% -40.47%
Security Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
493 514 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 92.84% 91.46% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 273 205
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £190 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 86 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £33.60 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst across the Essex region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst across the Essex region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (53.85%) Cyber Security
5 6 (46.15%) SIEM
6 5 (38.46%) Qualys
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
8 3 (23.08%) Rapid7
8 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
8 3 (23.08%) Splunk
8 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Nessus
8 3 (23.08%) LAN
8 3 (23.08%) WAN
8 3 (23.08%) NetIQ
8 3 (23.08%) CISSP
8 3 (23.08%) Extranet
9 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
9 2 (15.38%) ZENworks
9 2 (15.38%) McAfee
9 2 (15.38%) CISM
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Extranet
3 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (15.38%) IntruShield
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QADirector
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (53.85%) Cyber Security
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
4 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CEH
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
2 2 (15.38%) ZENworks
2 2 (15.38%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (7.69%) WebInspect
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
1 5 (38.46%) Qualys
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) NetIQ
3 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
3 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
3 3 (23.08%) Rapid7
4 2 (15.38%) Altiris
4 2 (15.38%) Tripwire
4 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) ScanSafe
5 1 (7.69%) Progress
5 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos