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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 298 367 348
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 113 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 44 52
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£425 £423 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £317 £239
% change year-on-year
+18.48% +32.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+16.82% -17.43%
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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
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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 +51 32 £475 -9.52% 7
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 93 (51.10%) Information Security
2 86 (47.25%) CISSP
3 70 (38.46%) Firewall
4 47 (25.82%) Finance
5 42 (23.08%) Network Security
6 40 (21.98%) CISM
7 36 (19.78%) Windows
8 35 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 35 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (18.68%) Banking
10 33 (18.13%) Penetration Testing
11 29 (15.93%) TCP/IP
12 28 (15.38%) UNIX
12 28 (15.38%) Management Information System
13 26 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 25 (13.74%) Risk Assessment
15 24 (13.19%) Risk Management
16 22 (12.09%) ITIL
16 22 (12.09%) Vulnerability Management
17 21 (11.54%) Data Protection
18 20 (10.99%) CheckPoint
18 20 (10.99%) CISA
19 19 (10.44%) GIAC
19 19 (10.44%) Security Architecture
20 18 (9.89%) CEH
20 18 (9.89%) Security Management
20 18 (9.89%) Internet
20 18 (9.89%) Cyber Security
21 17 (9.34%) Cyber-Ark
21 17 (9.34%) SIEM

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (2.20%) Node.js
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) SAS
3 1 (0.55%) CICS
3 1 (0.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.49%) assyst
2 1 (0.55%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (38.46%) Firewall
2 42 (23.08%) Network Security
3 29 (15.93%) TCP/IP
4 18 (9.89%) Internet
5 12 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (6.04%) Intranet
7 9 (4.95%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (4.40%) DNS
9 7 (3.85%) VPN
9 7 (3.85%) WAN
9 7 (3.85%) LAN
9 7 (3.85%) Wireless
10 6 (3.30%) SSL
11 4 (2.20%) SAN
11 4 (2.20%) DMZ
11 4 (2.20%) DHCP
12 3 (1.65%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.10%) LDAP
13 2 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.20%) Big Data
2 1 (0.55%) MS Access
2 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (25.82%) Finance
2 34 (18.68%) Banking
3 17 (9.34%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.69%) Law
5 13 (7.14%) Legal
6 12 (6.59%) Retail
7 5 (2.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.65%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.10%) International Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.10%) Publishing
10 1 (0.55%) Marketing
10 1 (0.55%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.55%) French Language
10 1 (0.55%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.55%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.20%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.85%) Open Source
3 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.20%) Economics
4 4 (2.20%) SecurID
4 4 (2.20%) GIS
5 3 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.10%) RMADS
6 2 (1.10%) PKI
6 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) Equities
7 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.55%) CESG
7 1 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.78%) Windows
2 28 (15.38%) UNIX
3 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.30%) Solaris
4 6 (3.30%) Linux
5 3 (1.65%) VMS
5 3 (1.65%) AIX
5 3 (1.65%) zOS
6 2 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (51.10%) Information Security
2 33 (18.13%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (13.74%) Risk Assessment
4 24 (13.19%) Risk Management
5 22 (12.09%) ITIL
5 22 (12.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 19 (10.44%) Security Architecture
8 18 (9.89%) Security Management
8 18 (9.89%) Cyber Security
9 17 (9.34%) SIEM
10 16 (8.79%) Information Security Management
11 14 (7.69%) Change Control
12 13 (7.14%) ISMS
13 11 (6.04%) Ethical Hacking
13 11 (6.04%) Incident Management
14 10 (5.49%) Information Assurance
14 10 (5.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
15 9 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.40%) SQL
2 4 (2.20%) Perl
3 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.10%) Ruby
3 2 (1.10%) REXX
3 2 (1.10%) Python
4 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (47.25%) CISSP
2 40 (21.98%) CISM
3 20 (10.99%) CISA
4 19 (10.44%) GIAC
5 18 (9.89%) CEH
6 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.49%) Degree
7 10 (5.49%) GCIA
7 10 (5.49%) MCSE
8 6 (3.30%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (3.30%) CNA
8 6 (3.30%) Novell Certification
8 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.20%) GCIH
10 3 (1.65%) CCNA
10 3 (1.65%) ISEB
11 2 (1.10%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.85%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.65%) RACF
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.55%) Nmap
4 1 (0.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.55%) ZENworks
1 1 (0.55%) Nessus
1 1 (0.55%) SCCM
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.99%) CheckPoint
3 17 (9.34%) Cyber-Ark
4 15 (8.24%) Cisco
4 15 (8.24%) Qualys
5 11 (6.04%) Gemalto
6 10 (5.49%) HP
7 7 (3.85%) Juniper
8 6 (3.30%) Tufin
8 6 (3.30%) Fortinet
8 6 (3.30%) Websense
8 6 (3.30%) Symantec
8 6 (3.30%) VMware
8 6 (3.30%) ArcSight
9 5 (2.75%) Sun
9 5 (2.75%) F5
10 4 (2.20%) TippingPoint
10 4 (2.20%) Citrix
10 4 (2.20%) Splunk
11 3 (1.65%) Ruckus Wireless
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