The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 300 340 312
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 111 63 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 50 58
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £349 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+175.00% -57.14%
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
20772 21329 19784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.37% 92.77% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14288 14968 13348
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 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 384 414
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.79 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +37 31 £450 +16.12% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £342 -
Uxbridge +5 2 £450 +7.14%
Hammersmith - 2 £521 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 76 (37.44%) Information Security
2 51 (25.12%) CISSP
3 50 (24.63%) Firewall
4 48 (23.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (20.69%) Finance
6 36 (17.73%) Windows
7 34 (16.75%) SIEM
8 31 (15.27%) Penetration Testing
9 29 (14.29%) CISM
10 28 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 28 (13.79%) ITIL
11 25 (12.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (10.34%) Network Security
13 20 (9.85%) Risk Management
14 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
14 19 (9.36%) Data Protection
15 18 (8.87%) Banking
15 18 (8.87%) CISA
15 18 (8.87%) Vulnerability Management
16 17 (8.37%) Cyber Security
16 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (8.37%) Data Security
16 17 (8.37%) Security Management
16 17 (8.37%) Degree
17 16 (7.88%) PCI DSS
17 16 (7.88%) Linux
18 15 (7.39%) UNIX
18 15 (7.39%) HP
18 15 (7.39%) McAfee
19 14 (6.90%) Kalman Filter

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.94%) MS Office
3 4 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.99%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.49%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) SaaS
2 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.63%) Firewall
2 25 (12.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (10.34%) Network Security
4 10 (4.93%) WAN
5 9 (4.43%) LAN
5 9 (4.43%) VPN
5 9 (4.43%) Internet
6 8 (3.94%) LDAP
7 5 (2.46%) Kerberos
7 5 (2.46%) DNS
7 5 (2.46%) MPLS
8 4 (1.97%) VLAN
8 4 (1.97%) SAN
8 4 (1.97%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.97%) WLAN
9 3 (1.48%) HTTP
9 3 (1.48%) Wireless
10 2 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) DB2
1 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
1 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.49%) Selenium
General
1 42 (20.69%) Finance
2 18 (8.87%) Banking
3 10 (4.93%) Games
3 10 (4.93%) Investment Banking
3 10 (4.93%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.94%) Publishing
5 7 (3.45%) Legal
6 5 (2.46%) Law
7 4 (1.97%) Marketing
8 3 (1.48%) Retail
9 2 (0.99%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.49%) Military
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.96%) .NET
2 5 (2.46%) SAML
3 3 (1.48%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.99%) SOAP
4 2 (0.99%) Middleware
4 2 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.49%) JMX
5 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.49%) Spring
5 1 (0.49%) Ajax
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.49%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.49%) JMS
5 1 (0.49%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.49%) J2EE
5 1 (0.49%) EJB
5 1 (0.49%) JSP
5 1 (0.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.46%) PKI
4 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.97%) FMCG
4 4 (1.97%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.48%) CESG
5 3 (1.48%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.48%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.48%) Online Games
6 2 (0.99%) RMADS
6 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.49%) Open Source
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) Blog
7 1 (0.49%) Derivative
7 1 (0.49%) Statistics
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) DTV
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.73%) Windows
2 16 (7.88%) Linux
3 15 (7.39%) UNIX
4 6 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) AIX
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.44%) Information Security
2 34 (16.75%) SIEM
3 31 (15.27%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (13.79%) ITIL
5 20 (9.85%) Risk Management
6 19 (9.36%) Data Protection
7 18 (8.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 17 (8.37%) Cyber Security
8 17 (8.37%) Data Security
8 17 (8.37%) Security Management
9 14 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (6.40%) Information Security Management
10 13 (6.40%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (5.91%) Security Architecture
11 12 (5.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (5.42%) Investment Management
12 11 (5.42%) Migration
12 11 (5.42%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (4.93%) Incident Management
13 10 (4.93%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.45%) Java
2 4 (1.97%) C#
3 2 (0.99%) C
3 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.49%) SQL
4 1 (0.49%) VB
4 1 (0.49%) Python
4 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.49%) Groovy
4 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (25.12%) CISSP
2 29 (14.29%) CISM
3 18 (8.87%) CISA
4 17 (8.37%) Degree
5 13 (6.40%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.91%) GCIH
6 12 (5.91%) CEH
7 9 (4.43%) GIAC
8 7 (3.45%) GCIA
8 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.45%) CISMP
9 4 (1.97%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.48%) PCI QSA
11 2 (0.99%) CRISC
11 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.99%) CCNA
12 1 (0.49%) CCNP
12 1 (0.49%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (23.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.88%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.94%) COBIT
4 6 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.99%) SLA
5 2 (0.99%) QA
6 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.43%) Snort
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) UAG
3 1 (0.49%) Firmware
3 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) CA Single Sign-On
1 5 (2.46%) DatAdvantage
2 4 (1.97%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.48%) OpenView
3 3 (1.48%) Nmap
4 2 (0.99%) Nessus
4 2 (0.99%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) WSUS
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.39%) HP
2 15 (7.39%) McAfee
3 13 (6.40%) LogRhythm
3 13 (6.40%) CheckPoint
4 12 (5.91%) Blue Coat
4 12 (5.91%) Cisco
5 10 (4.93%) Symantec
6 9 (4.43%) ArcSight
6 9 (4.43%) Websense
6 9 (4.43%) Qualys
7 8 (3.94%) Varonis
8 7 (3.45%) MobileIron
8 7 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (2.96%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.96%) Citrix
10 5 (2.46%) Juniper
10 5 (2.46%) VMware
11 4 (1.97%) Riverbed
11 4 (1.97%) CA
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