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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 291 319 346
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 115 87 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 64 55
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£461 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £336 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.52% +55.55%
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
21700 21898 22436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.85% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15234 15017 15286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 401 462
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -1 29 £500 +17.64% 6
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £375 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Docklands, London - 1 £505 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 103 (47.03%) Information Security
2 64 (29.22%) Finance
3 60 (27.40%) CISSP
4 57 (26.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (24.20%) Firewall
6 35 (15.98%) Penetration Testing
7 30 (13.70%) CISM
7 30 (13.70%) ITIL
8 27 (12.33%) Windows
8 27 (12.33%) Management Information System
8 27 (12.33%) SIEM
9 26 (11.87%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (11.42%) Linux
11 24 (10.96%) Risk Management
12 23 (10.50%) CISA
12 23 (10.50%) Microsoft
12 23 (10.50%) Banking
13 22 (10.05%) Data Protection
14 21 (9.59%) Network Security
14 21 (9.59%) Cyber Security
15 20 (9.13%) UNIX
16 19 (8.68%) Degree
17 18 (8.22%) Security Architecture
18 17 (7.76%) PCI DSS
18 17 (7.76%) Intrusion Detection
18 17 (7.76%) Data Security
19 16 (7.31%) Security Management
19 16 (7.31%) Kerberos
19 16 (7.31%) Qualys
20 15 (6.85%) ArcSight

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.91%) SAS
1 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (3.20%) MS Office
1 7 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Summit
2 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (24.20%) Firewall
2 21 (9.59%) Network Security
3 17 (7.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (7.31%) Kerberos
5 10 (4.57%) Internet
6 9 (4.11%) WAN
7 8 (3.65%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.65%) LDAP
7 8 (3.65%) LAN
8 7 (3.20%) VPN
9 6 (2.74%) DNS
10 5 (2.28%) SSL
11 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.37%) Wireless
12 3 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 2 (0.91%) FCoE
13 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.46%) Big Data
2 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (29.22%) Finance
2 23 (10.50%) Banking
3 12 (5.48%) Legal
4 9 (4.11%) Games
5 8 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.83%) Retail
7 4 (1.83%) Law
8 3 (1.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
9 2 (0.91%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Local Government
10 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.85%) .NET
2 12 (5.48%) SAML
3 4 (1.83%) Middleware
4 3 (1.37%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) EJB
6 1 (0.46%) JSP
6 1 (0.46%) Servlets
6 1 (0.46%) SOAP
6 1 (0.46%) JMS
6 1 (0.46%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.46%) J2EE
6 1 (0.46%) JMX
6 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.46%) Spring
6 1 (0.46%) Ajax
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.46%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.65%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.74%) PKI
4 6 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.28%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.37%) CESG
6 3 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.37%) FMCG
7 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.91%) SecurID
7 2 (0.91%) RMADS
8 1 (0.46%) Derivative
8 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) Blog
8 1 (0.46%) Online Games
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.33%) Windows
2 25 (11.42%) Linux
3 20 (9.13%) UNIX
4 4 (1.83%) Solaris
5 3 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) zOS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (47.03%) Information Security
2 35 (15.98%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (13.70%) ITIL
4 27 (12.33%) SIEM
5 26 (11.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (10.96%) Risk Management
7 22 (10.05%) Data Protection
8 21 (9.59%) Cyber Security
9 18 (8.22%) Security Architecture
10 17 (7.76%) Data Security
11 16 (7.31%) Security Management
12 14 (6.39%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (5.48%) Use Case
14 11 (5.02%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.02%) ISMS
14 11 (5.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 11 (5.02%) Information Security Management
14 11 (5.02%) Service Management
15 10 (4.57%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.85%) Java
2 10 (4.57%) C#
3 4 (1.83%) C
3 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) VB
5 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (27.40%) CISSP
2 30 (13.70%) CISM
3 23 (10.50%) CISA
4 19 (8.68%) Degree
5 14 (6.39%) CEH
6 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.57%) GCIH
8 8 (3.65%) GCIA
9 5 (2.28%) GIAC
10 3 (1.37%) CCSE
10 3 (1.37%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.37%) CISMP
11 2 (0.91%) CCSA
11 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.91%) CRISC
12 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.46%) CCNP
12 1 (0.46%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (26.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.76%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.02%) COBIT
3 11 (5.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.91%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.02%) Snort
3 1 (0.46%) ClearTrust
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (5.48%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.37%) OpenView
2 3 (1.37%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.91%) Nessus
3 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.46%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 23 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.31%) Qualys
3 15 (6.85%) ArcSight
3 15 (6.85%) Symantec
4 14 (6.39%) HP
5 13 (5.94%) Cisco
6 12 (5.48%) Juniper
7 11 (5.02%) CA
7 11 (5.02%) Citrix
7 11 (5.02%) Websense
8 9 (4.11%) F5
8 9 (4.11%) McAfee
9 8 (3.65%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.20%) Splunk
11 6 (2.74%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.83%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.83%) LogRhythm
13 3 (1.37%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (1.37%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.37%) FireEye
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