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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 304 380 354
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 115 42 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 33 49
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £220 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £274
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 - £32.00
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
22537 23362 24330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 92.96% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15508 16050 16024
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 446 611
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +46 34 £475 -9.52% 8
Paddington - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 108 (53.73%) Information Security
2 100 (49.75%) CISSP
3 82 (40.80%) Firewall
4 51 (25.37%) Network Security
4 51 (25.37%) Finance
5 46 (22.89%) CISM
6 43 (21.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 41 (20.40%) Windows
8 40 (19.90%) Penetration Testing
9 35 (17.41%) TCP/IP
9 35 (17.41%) Microsoft
10 30 (14.93%) Banking
11 29 (14.43%) UNIX
12 28 (13.93%) Management Information System
12 28 (13.93%) Risk Management
12 28 (13.93%) Risk Assessment
13 27 (13.43%) ITIL
14 25 (12.44%) GIAC
14 25 (12.44%) Vulnerability Management
15 23 (11.44%) CISA
15 23 (11.44%) Active Directory
15 23 (11.44%) CheckPoint
15 23 (11.44%) Qualys
16 22 (10.95%) Data Protection
16 22 (10.95%) CEH
17 21 (10.45%) Security Management
18 20 (9.95%) Internet
18 20 (9.95%) Cyber Security
19 19 (9.45%) Security Architecture
19 19 (9.45%) Information Security Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (1.99%) Node.js
2 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.50%) SAS
3 1 (0.50%) CICS
3 1 (0.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.97%) assyst
2 1 (0.50%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (40.80%) Firewall
2 51 (25.37%) Network Security
3 35 (17.41%) TCP/IP
4 20 (9.95%) Internet
5 14 (6.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (6.47%) Intranet
7 11 (5.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (4.98%) DNS
8 10 (4.98%) WAN
9 9 (4.48%) LAN
9 9 (4.48%) VPN
10 8 (3.98%) Wireless
11 6 (2.99%) SSL
11 6 (2.99%) DHCP
11 6 (2.99%) DMZ
12 4 (1.99%) SAN
12 4 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.49%) LDAP
14 2 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.99%) Big Data
2 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.50%) DB2
2 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 51 (25.37%) Finance
2 30 (14.93%) Banking
3 18 (8.96%) Legal
4 16 (7.96%) Law
5 15 (7.46%) Investment Banking
6 14 (6.97%) Retail
7 6 (2.99%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.49%) Publishing
9 3 (1.49%) Private Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.00%) International Banking
10 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.50%) French Language
11 1 (0.50%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.50%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.49%) .NET
2 2 (1.00%) ISPF
3 1 (0.50%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.93%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.48%) Open Source
3 7 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.49%) SecurID
5 4 (1.99%) PKI
5 4 (1.99%) GIS
5 4 (1.99%) Economics
5 4 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.49%) RMADS
7 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.00%) Equities
7 2 (1.00%) CESG
7 2 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.50%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.40%) Windows
2 29 (14.43%) UNIX
3 15 (7.46%) Linux
4 8 (3.98%) Solaris
5 7 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.49%) AIX
7 2 (1.00%) VMS
7 2 (1.00%) zOS
7 2 (1.00%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (53.73%) Information Security
2 40 (19.90%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (13.93%) Risk Assessment
3 28 (13.93%) Risk Management
4 27 (13.43%) ITIL
5 25 (12.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (10.95%) Data Protection
7 21 (10.45%) Security Management
8 20 (9.95%) Cyber Security
9 19 (9.45%) Information Security Management
9 19 (9.45%) Security Architecture
10 17 (8.46%) SIEM
11 16 (7.96%) ISMS
11 16 (7.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (7.96%) Change Control
12 14 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.47%) Ethical Hacking
13 13 (6.47%) GAP Analysis
14 12 (5.97%) Information Assurance
14 12 (5.97%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.48%) SQL
2 4 (1.99%) Perl
3 2 (1.00%) Python
3 2 (1.00%) REXX
3 2 (1.00%) Ruby
3 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.50%) C
4 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 100 (49.75%) CISSP
2 46 (22.89%) CISM
3 25 (12.44%) GIAC
4 23 (11.44%) CISA
5 22 (10.95%) CEH
6 14 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.97%) MCSE
7 12 (5.97%) GCIA
8 11 (5.47%) Degree
9 10 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (3.98%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (3.98%) CNA
10 8 (3.98%) Novell Certification
11 7 (3.48%) CCNA
12 5 (2.49%) CCSA
12 5 (2.49%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.99%) GCIH
13 4 (1.99%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.99%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (21.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.98%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.48%) QA
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (11.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.00%) RACF
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.50%) Nmap
4 1 (0.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) Nessus
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
2 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.44%) CheckPoint
2 23 (11.44%) Qualys
3 17 (8.46%) Cisco
4 14 (6.97%) HP
5 11 (5.47%) Cyber-Ark
6 9 (4.48%) ArcSight
6 9 (4.48%) Tufin
7 8 (3.98%) Fortinet
7 8 (3.98%) Juniper
8 7 (3.48%) Websense
9 6 (2.99%) VMware
9 6 (2.99%) Symantec
9 6 (2.99%) Sun
10 5 (2.49%) Gemalto
10 5 (2.49%) F5
10 5 (2.49%) TippingPoint
11 4 (1.99%) Splunk
11 4 (1.99%) Citrix
12 3 (1.49%) Remedy
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