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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 316 315 295
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 134 122 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 91 112
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £40.22 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-44.67% +13.28%
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
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 330 442
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +38 34 £488 +8.33% 5
Hammersmith - 5 £425 -
Docklands, London +12 1 £525 +3.96%
Feltham -3 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 144 (58.54%) Information Security
2 75 (30.49%) Finance
3 73 (29.67%) CISSP
4 66 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (22.76%) SIEM
6 46 (18.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (17.07%) Banking
7 42 (17.07%) CISM
8 39 (15.85%) Firewall
9 35 (14.23%) Security Operations
10 31 (12.60%) Network Security
11 28 (11.38%) Vulnerability Management
12 27 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (10.57%) PCI DSS
13 26 (10.57%) Risk Management
14 25 (10.16%) Windows
15 21 (8.54%) Qualys
15 21 (8.54%) CISA
15 21 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (8.13%) Management Information System
16 20 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
16 20 (8.13%) Splunk
16 20 (8.13%) Security Operations Centre
17 19 (7.72%) Intel Security
18 18 (7.32%) Legal
19 17 (6.91%) Linux
19 17 (6.91%) Data Loss Prevention
20 16 (6.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 16 (6.50%) Degree
21 14 (5.69%) Business Analysis

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 5 (2.03%) IIS
1 5 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.41%) nginx
3 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (3.25%) MS Office
1 8 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.81%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) assyst
1 2 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.81%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.85%) Firewall
2 31 (12.60%) Network Security
3 11 (4.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.03%) Internet
5 4 (1.63%) DNS
6 3 (1.22%) Intranet
6 3 (1.22%) WAN
7 2 (0.81%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.81%) LAN
7 2 (0.81%) PABX
7 2 (0.81%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.81%) VPN
7 2 (0.81%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.41%) IntruShield
8 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.41%) MS Access
2 1 (0.41%) MySQL
2 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) AppScan
1 1 (0.41%) CircleCI
1 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (30.49%) Finance
2 42 (17.07%) Banking
3 18 (7.32%) Legal
4 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.44%) Retail
6 5 (2.03%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.03%) Law
7 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.41%) .NET
1 1 (0.41%) ELK Stack
1 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.41%) SAML
1 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.13%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.63%) CESG
5 4 (1.63%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.63%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.22%) Equities
6 3 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.81%) FMCG
7 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) Economics
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Statistics
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.16%) Windows
2 17 (6.91%) Linux
3 7 (2.85%) Unix
4 6 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.41%) VMS
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (58.54%) Information Security
2 66 (26.83%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (22.76%) SIEM
4 35 (14.23%) Security Operations
5 28 (11.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 26 (10.57%) Risk Management
7 21 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (6.91%) Data Loss Prevention
10 16 (6.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 14 (5.69%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.28%) Information Assurance
13 12 (4.88%) Data Protection
13 12 (4.88%) ITIL
13 12 (4.88%) Security Management
14 11 (4.47%) Incident Management
14 11 (4.47%) Information Security Management
14 11 (4.47%) OWASP
14 11 (4.47%) Risk Assessment
15 10 (4.07%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.03%) SQL
2 4 (1.63%) C
2 4 (1.63%) Python
3 3 (1.22%) Ruby
4 2 (0.81%) C#
4 2 (0.81%) Java
4 2 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.41%) PHP
5 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.41%) VB
5 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (29.67%) CISSP
2 42 (17.07%) CISM
3 21 (8.54%) CISA
4 16 (6.50%) Degree
5 14 (5.69%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.07%) CEH
7 10 (4.07%) SANS
8 6 (2.44%) GIAC
9 5 (2.03%) CISMP
9 5 (2.03%) GCIA
9 5 (2.03%) IISP
10 4 (1.63%) GCIH
11 3 (1.22%) CLAS
11 3 (1.22%) CNA
11 3 (1.22%) GSEC
11 3 (1.22%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.22%) Novell Certification
11 3 (1.22%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (18.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (10.57%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.85%) SLA
4 6 (2.44%) GPG13
5 4 (1.63%) COBIT
6 3 (1.22%) GxP
6 3 (1.22%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.22%) QA
7 2 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.41%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 14 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.22%) Snort
3 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.41%) ACF2
4 1 (0.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) EnCase
1 5 (2.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (2.03%) Nessus
1 5 (2.03%) QRadar
2 4 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.81%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.81%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.41%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (0.41%) Kibana
4 1 (0.41%) logstash
4 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.41%) Nmap
4 1 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
4 1 (0.41%) zSecure
Vendors
1 21 (8.54%) Qualys
2 20 (8.13%) Splunk
3 19 (7.72%) Intel Security
4 13 (5.28%) Cyber-Ark
5 12 (4.88%) Cisco
6 11 (4.47%) ArcSight
7 10 (4.07%) Microsoft
7 10 (4.07%) Symantec
8 7 (2.85%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.44%) Juniper
9 6 (2.44%) SAP
10 4 (1.63%) F5
10 4 (1.63%) Mercator
11 3 (1.22%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.22%) IBM
11 3 (1.22%) Rapid7
11 3 (1.22%) Remedy
11 3 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.22%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.22%) Sun
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Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
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