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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / London
Rank 253 267 311
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 149 154 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.72% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 85
Median daily rate £413 £434 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.80% +1.80%

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
18371 20379 20271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.83% 95.05% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13156 14451 14262
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 308 344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -1 20 £450 +15.38% 6
Canary Wharf +4 4 - -
Harrow +5 1 £438 +34.61%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 166 (56.66%) Information Security
2 95 (32.42%) Finance
2 95 (32.42%) CISSP
3 90 (30.72%) Cybersecurity
4 80 (27.30%) SIEM
5 73 (24.91%) Firewall
6 55 (18.77%) CISM
7 54 (18.43%) Degree
7 54 (18.43%) Security Operations
8 52 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (17.06%) Windows
10 46 (15.70%) Banking
11 45 (15.36%) Risk Management
12 39 (13.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 37 (12.63%) Network Security
14 36 (12.29%) Splunk
14 36 (12.29%) Microsoft
15 35 (11.95%) Penetration Testing
16 34 (11.60%) Unix
16 34 (11.60%) Security Cleared
17 31 (10.58%) Security Operations Centre
18 29 (9.90%) SC Cleared
18 29 (9.90%) SQL
19 28 (9.56%) Intrusion Detection
19 28 (9.56%) Legal
19 28 (9.56%) PCI DSS
20 27 (9.22%) TCP/IP
21 26 (8.87%) Management Information System
21 26 (8.87%) Incident Management
22 25 (8.53%) Vulnerability Management

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 10 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.34%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) SAS
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.07%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.02%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.68%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.73%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.37%) Office 365
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) IaaS
4 2 (0.68%) PaaS
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.91%) Firewall
2 37 (12.63%) Network Security
3 28 (9.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 27 (9.22%) TCP/IP
5 21 (7.17%) VPN
6 15 (5.12%) Internet
7 12 (4.10%) LAN
7 12 (4.10%) WAN
8 10 (3.41%) Intranet
9 8 (2.73%) HTTP
9 8 (2.73%) SSL
9 8 (2.73%) TACACS
10 7 (2.39%) VoIP
11 5 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.02%) DNS
13 2 (0.68%) FTP
13 2 (0.68%) OSPF
13 2 (0.68%) SMTP
13 2 (0.68%) Wireless
13 2 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.68%) Redis
3 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (32.42%) Finance
2 46 (15.70%) Banking
3 28 (9.56%) Legal
4 15 (5.12%) Retail
5 10 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (2.05%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.71%) Web Services
4 2 (0.68%) RESTful
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.75%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 26 (8.87%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.41%) SWIFT
6 9 (3.07%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.73%) iSeries
7 8 (2.73%) Tandem
8 7 (2.39%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (2.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.05%) Equities
9 6 (2.05%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.37%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.02%) BYOD
12 2 (0.68%) Clustering
12 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.68%) Fintech
12 2 (0.68%) FMCG
12 2 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.06%) Windows
2 34 (11.60%) Unix
3 23 (7.85%) Linux
4 8 (2.73%) OpenVMS
5 7 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (56.66%) Information Security
2 90 (30.72%) Cybersecurity
3 80 (27.30%) SIEM
4 54 (18.43%) Security Operations
5 45 (15.36%) Risk Management
6 35 (11.95%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (8.87%) Incident Management
8 25 (8.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (7.85%) Risk Assessment
10 22 (7.51%) Security Architecture
11 21 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (6.83%) Business Analysis
12 20 (6.83%) ITIL
13 19 (6.48%) Analytics
13 19 (6.48%) Security Testing
14 17 (5.80%) Security Monitoring
14 17 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (5.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 15 (5.12%) Coaching
16 14 (4.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.90%) SQL
2 21 (7.17%) Python
3 15 (5.12%) C#
3 15 (5.12%) Java
4 6 (2.05%) PHP
5 5 (1.71%) Perl
5 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.37%) C++
7 3 (1.02%) C
8 2 (0.68%) VBA
9 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.34%) R
9 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (32.42%) CISSP
2 55 (18.77%) CISM
3 54 (18.43%) Degree
4 34 (11.60%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.90%) SC Cleared
6 21 (7.17%) SANS
7 14 (4.78%) SSCP
8 12 (4.10%) CISA
9 11 (3.75%) CISMP
10 10 (3.41%) GIAC
11 9 (3.07%) CEH
11 9 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (3.07%) CLAS
11 9 (3.07%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.73%) GCIA
13 7 (2.39%) CCSP
13 7 (2.39%) GCIH
14 6 (2.05%) CNA
14 6 (2.05%) ISSAP
14 6 (2.05%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (9.56%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.07%) COBIT
3 9 (3.07%) GDPR
3 9 (3.07%) ISO27002
4 5 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.02%) ISO22301
5 3 (1.02%) ISO27005
5 3 (1.02%) QA
6 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.68%) GxP
6 2 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.34%) EFQM
7 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.73%) RACF
4 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (4.44%) QRadar
2 12 (4.10%) Nessus
3 9 (3.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (2.39%) SCCM
5 4 (1.37%) CSIRT
6 3 (1.02%) Kibana
6 3 (1.02%) logstash
7 2 (0.68%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.68%) Nmap
8 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.34%) Endace
8 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (12.29%) Microsoft
1 36 (12.29%) Splunk
2 22 (7.51%) Cisco
2 22 (7.51%) LogRhythm
3 18 (6.14%) Palo Alto
4 14 (4.78%) CheckPoint
4 14 (4.78%) VMware
5 12 (4.10%) Qualys
6 10 (3.41%) Fortinet
7 9 (3.07%) Brocade
7 9 (3.07%) CyberArk
7 9 (3.07%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.39%) IBM
8 7 (2.39%) Sourcefire
8 7 (2.39%) Tufin
9 6 (2.05%) AppSense
9 6 (2.05%) Intel
9 6 (2.05%) Sophos
9 6 (2.05%) Sun
9 6 (2.05%) Symantec
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