The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had IT Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 412 398 410
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 21 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.12% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.12% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 11
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +80.00%
IT Security Analyst
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21586 21213 22108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15649 14575 15433
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 380 396
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured IT Security Analyst in the job title.

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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bromley - 7 £350 -
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Chessington - 1 £450 -
IT Security Analyst
England

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (54.29%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) CISSP
3 15 (42.86%) Finance
4 14 (40.00%) CISM
5 9 (25.71%) CISA
5 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
5 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (20.00%) Firewall
6 7 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
7 6 (17.14%) Data Security
8 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
8 5 (14.29%) QA
8 5 (14.29%) SANS
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
9 4 (11.43%) OWASP
9 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) CESG
9 4 (11.43%) Data Management
9 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Advertising
10 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
10 3 (8.57%) RMADS
10 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
10 3 (8.57%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) CESG
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.71%) FMCG
6 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Information Security
2 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
3 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
3 6 (17.14%) Data Security
4 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.43%) Data Management
4 4 (11.43%) OWASP
4 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
4 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM
6 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) CISSP
2 14 (40.00%) CISM
3 9 (25.71%) CISA
4 5 (14.29%) SANS
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) GIAC
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) CEH
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) IISP
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (14.29%) QA
3 3 (8.57%) RMADS
4 2 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix
1 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
1 1 (2.86%) F5
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Qualys
1 1 (2.86%) Rapid7
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec