The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank 386 377 421
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +44
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-61.53% +12.06%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
IT Security Analyst
England

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IT Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

IT Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1 £275 -33.13%
Croydon - 1 £325 -
IT Security Analyst
England

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Information Security
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) CISSP
5 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
6 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Firewall
6 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
7 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.24%) CISM
7 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (17.24%) Retail
8 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (13.79%) Gemalto
8 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) VMS
8 4 (13.79%) AIX
9 3 (10.34%) MCSE
9 3 (10.34%) MCSA
9 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
9 3 (10.34%) C
9 3 (10.34%) MCP

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Games
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.90%) Equities
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) PDA
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) VMS
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Information Security
2 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (13.79%) Investment Management
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.34%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (3.45%) Data Security
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
2 5 (17.24%) CISM
3 3 (10.34%) MCP
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 3 (10.34%) MCSA
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) GIAC
4 2 (6.90%) GCIA
5 1 (3.45%) GCIH
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) CRISC
5 1 (3.45%) OSCP
5 1 (3.45%) CNA
5 1 (3.45%) Novell Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Gemalto
2 4 (13.79%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (10.34%) Acunetix
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Websense
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk