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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 261 312 290
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 150 106 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 83 101
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.91 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +38 19 £400 -20.00% 9
Harrow - 1 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 167 (59.64%) Information Security
2 76 (27.14%) CISSP
3 64 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (21.07%) SIEM
5 56 (20.00%) Windows
6 52 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
6 52 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (16.79%) CISM
8 46 (16.43%) Finance
9 41 (14.64%) ArcSight
10 39 (13.93%) Intrusion Detection
11 38 (13.57%) Security Management
11 38 (13.57%) Management Information System
12 36 (12.86%) Unix
12 36 (12.86%) Microsoft
13 35 (12.50%) Information Security Management
14 34 (12.14%) Penetration Testing
15 32 (11.43%) Security Operations
16 31 (11.07%) Information Assurance
16 31 (11.07%) Active Directory
17 30 (10.71%) Firewall
18 29 (10.36%) Qualys
19 27 (9.64%) Linux
19 27 (9.64%) Cyberthreat
20 26 (9.29%) Risk Management
21 24 (8.57%) Splunk
21 24 (8.57%) Legal
21 24 (8.57%) Symantec
21 24 (8.57%) PCI DSS
22 23 (8.21%) Data Protection

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.43%) SAS
3 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.07%) MS Office
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) Office 365
2 4 (1.43%) PaaS
3 3 (1.07%) IaaS
3 3 (1.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.93%) Intrusion Detection
2 30 (10.71%) Firewall
3 21 (7.50%) Network Security
4 15 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.86%) Wireshark
6 7 (2.50%) HTTP
6 7 (2.50%) Kerberos
6 7 (2.50%) LDAP
7 6 (2.14%) SSL
8 5 (1.79%) Internet
8 5 (1.79%) LAN
8 5 (1.79%) WAN
9 4 (1.43%) DNS
10 3 (1.07%) tcpdump
10 3 (1.07%) Wireless
11 2 (0.71%) VPN
12 1 (0.36%) Intranet
12 1 (0.36%) IPv4
12 1 (0.36%) IPv6
12 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.07%) GIS
5 3 (1.07%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (16.43%) Finance
2 24 (8.57%) Legal
3 21 (7.50%) Banking
4 19 (6.79%) Retail
5 9 (3.21%) Advertising
6 8 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.14%) Law
8 5 (1.79%) Games
9 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.43%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.71%) SAML
2 2 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (13.57%) Management Information System
3 27 (9.64%) Cyberthreat
4 18 (6.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (3.93%) Performance Metrics
7 10 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.43%) FMCG
9 4 (1.43%) SCADA
10 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.71%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.71%) Statistics
11 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.36%) Online Games
11 1 (0.36%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.00%) Windows
2 36 (12.86%) Unix
3 27 (9.64%) Linux
4 11 (3.93%) AIX
4 11 (3.93%) VMS
5 6 (2.14%) Solaris
6 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (59.64%) Information Security
2 59 (21.07%) SIEM
3 52 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (13.57%) Security Management
5 35 (12.50%) Information Security Management
6 34 (12.14%) Penetration Testing
7 32 (11.43%) Security Operations
8 31 (11.07%) Information Assurance
9 26 (9.29%) Risk Management
10 23 (8.21%) Data Protection
11 19 (6.79%) Security Architecture
12 17 (6.07%) Incident Management
13 15 (5.36%) Data Security
13 15 (5.36%) Information Management
13 15 (5.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 14 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
15 13 (4.64%) Analytics
15 13 (4.64%) ISMS
16 12 (4.29%) Information Security Governance
16 12 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.29%) SQL
2 6 (2.14%) Java
3 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.71%) Python
5 1 (0.36%) BeanShell
5 1 (0.36%) C
5 1 (0.36%) C#
5 1 (0.36%) C++
5 1 (0.36%) Perl
5 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (27.14%) CISSP
2 47 (16.79%) CISM
3 22 (7.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (6.79%) GCIA
5 16 (5.71%) Degree
5 16 (5.71%) GCIH
6 15 (5.36%) SC Cleared
7 14 (5.00%) GIAC
8 13 (4.64%) CEH
9 10 (3.57%) CISA
10 7 (2.50%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.50%) GSEC
11 5 (1.79%) SANS
12 4 (1.43%) GCED
12 4 (1.43%) GCFE
13 3 (1.07%) CFCE
13 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.07%) EnCE
13 3 (1.07%) GCFA
13 3 (1.07%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 11 (3.93%) QA
4 11 (3.93%) RMADS
5 9 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.07%) COBIT
7 1 (0.36%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
System Software
1 31 (11.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.43%) Snort
3 2 (0.71%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.36%) Firmware
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
4 1 (0.36%) IAG
4 1 (0.36%) NDS
4 1 (0.36%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 14 (5.00%) Nessus
1 14 (5.00%) QRadar
2 12 (4.29%) Nmap
3 9 (3.21%) RSA enVision
4 7 (2.50%) EnCase
5 6 (2.14%) RSA Security Analytics
6 4 (1.43%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.71%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.36%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.36%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.36%) Kibana
8 1 (0.36%) Nagios
8 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (14.64%) ArcSight
2 36 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.36%) Qualys
4 24 (8.57%) Splunk
4 24 (8.57%) Symantec
5 22 (7.86%) Intel Security
6 15 (5.36%) Cyber-Ark
7 14 (5.00%) HP
8 11 (3.93%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.21%) NetWitness
10 8 (2.86%) Sourcefire
11 7 (2.50%) Juniper
12 6 (2.14%) F5
12 6 (2.14%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.14%) Rapid7
13 5 (1.79%) Citrix
13 5 (1.79%) Remedy
14 4 (1.43%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.43%) Cisco
14 4 (1.43%) Tripwire
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