The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 275 304 293
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 149 130 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 103 107
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £399
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

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 Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
City of London +12 36 £440 -12.00% 9
Bromley - 3 £700 -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £420 -
Hendon - 1 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 129 (47.43%) Information Security
2 95 (34.93%) Cybersecurity
3 87 (31.99%) Finance
4 84 (30.88%) SIEM
5 76 (27.94%) CISSP
6 72 (26.47%) Firewall
7 55 (20.22%) Security Operations
8 42 (15.44%) Network Security
9 39 (14.34%) CISM
10 38 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (13.24%) Splunk
12 35 (12.87%) Banking
13 34 (12.50%) Windows
14 33 (12.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 32 (11.76%) Risk Management
16 29 (10.66%) Vulnerability Management
16 29 (10.66%) Security Operations Centre
17 27 (9.93%) Security Cleared
17 27 (9.93%) Cisco
18 26 (9.56%) Management Information System
19 25 (9.19%) Unix
19 25 (9.19%) Business Analysis
19 25 (9.19%) SC Cleared
20 23 (8.46%) Python
21 22 (8.09%) Linux
21 22 (8.09%) Penetration Testing
21 22 (8.09%) Security Architecture
22 20 (7.35%) LogRhythm
22 20 (7.35%) Palo Alto
22 20 (7.35%) Risk Assessment

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 9 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) nginx
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.57%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.84%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 72 (26.47%) Firewall
2 42 (15.44%) Network Security
3 19 (6.99%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (5.51%) VPN
6 14 (5.15%) WAN
7 13 (4.78%) LAN
8 7 (2.57%) SSL
9 6 (2.21%) VoIP
10 5 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.47%) CTI
11 4 (1.47%) Internet
12 3 (1.10%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.74%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (0.74%) FTP
13 2 (0.74%) HTTP
13 2 (0.74%) OSPF
13 2 (0.74%) SMTP
13 2 (0.74%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.74%) Redis
3 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.37%) DB2
4 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.37%) MS Access
4 1 (0.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 87 (31.99%) Finance
2 35 (12.87%) Banking
3 14 (5.15%) Retail
4 13 (4.78%) Legal
5 12 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.10%) Law
7 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.31%) ELK Stack
2 4 (1.47%) Web Services
3 2 (0.74%) .NET
3 2 (0.74%) RESTful
3 2 (0.74%) SAML
4 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.66%) Security Operations Centre
3 26 (9.56%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.21%) Equities
7 6 (2.21%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.84%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.10%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.74%) PKI
10 2 (0.74%) Wiki
11 1 (0.37%) Fintech
11 1 (0.37%) FMCG
11 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.37%) iSeries
11 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.50%) Windows
2 25 (9.19%) Unix
3 22 (8.09%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (47.43%) Information Security
2 95 (34.93%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (30.88%) SIEM
4 55 (20.22%) Security Operations
5 32 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 29 (10.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (9.19%) Business Analysis
8 22 (8.09%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (8.09%) Security Architecture
9 20 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
10 19 (6.99%) Incident Management
11 18 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (6.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
13 15 (5.51%) Use Case
14 14 (5.15%) Analytics
14 14 (5.15%) Data Analysis
14 14 (5.15%) ITIL
14 14 (5.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 12 (4.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.46%) Python
2 19 (6.99%) SQL
3 16 (5.88%) C#
4 15 (5.51%) Java
5 7 (2.57%) C
5 7 (2.57%) Perl
6 5 (1.84%) PHP
6 5 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.47%) C++
8 3 (1.10%) Ruby
9 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (27.94%) CISSP
2 39 (14.34%) CISM
3 27 (9.93%) Security Cleared
4 25 (9.19%) SC Cleared
5 19 (6.99%) Degree
6 13 (4.78%) SANS
7 11 (4.04%) CISA
8 10 (3.68%) GIAC
9 9 (3.31%) GCIA
10 8 (2.94%) CLAS
11 7 (2.57%) GCIH
11 7 (2.57%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (2.21%) CEH
12 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.21%) CNA
12 6 (2.21%) Novell Certification
13 5 (1.84%) GSEC
14 4 (1.47%) ISEB
14 4 (1.47%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.84%) COBIT
4 4 (1.47%) QA
4 4 (1.47%) SLA
5 3 (1.10%) GPG13
5 3 (1.10%) GxP
5 3 (1.10%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (1.10%) ISO27002
5 3 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 15 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.47%) Snort
4 2 (0.74%) RACF
4 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.15%) Nessus
2 9 (3.31%) QRadar
3 8 (2.94%) SCCM
4 7 (2.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.47%) Kibana
5 4 (1.47%) logstash
6 3 (1.10%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.74%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.74%) EnCase
7 2 (0.74%) Nmap
7 2 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.37%) Endace
8 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (13.24%) Splunk
2 27 (9.93%) Cisco
3 20 (7.35%) LogRhythm
3 20 (7.35%) Palo Alto
4 19 (6.99%) CheckPoint
5 18 (6.62%) Microsoft
6 14 (5.15%) VMware
7 12 (4.41%) Fortinet
8 11 (4.04%) Qualys
9 10 (3.68%) Juniper
9 10 (3.68%) Symantec
10 9 (3.31%) ArcSight
10 9 (3.31%) Brocade
10 9 (3.31%) SAP
11 8 (2.94%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (2.94%) Intel Security
11 8 (2.94%) Sourcefire
12 7 (2.57%) IBM
12 7 (2.57%) ServiceNow
13 6 (2.21%) F5
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