The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 400 397 410
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 6 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.052% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.056% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 4
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£450 £400 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £341 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £452 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £438 £263
% change year-on-year
-16.57% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21158 21596 21711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.94% 92.92% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 14965 14719
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 391 469
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 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
City of London -7 2 £550 +29.41%
IT Security Analyst
England

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) CISSP
3 5 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) CISA
4 4 (20.00%) CISM
4 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
5 3 (15.00%) SIEM
5 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) McAfee
6 2 (10.00%) Legal
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) COBIT
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Security
6 1 (5.00%) Security Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) CISA
2 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (15.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Websense
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) Qualys
4 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP