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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 291 298 343
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 148 123 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.57% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 92 63
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 £300 £309 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.00%
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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Bromley - 15 £350 -
City of London +23 10 £420 -6.66% 8
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £450 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hammersmith +1 1 - -
Uxbridge -5 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £450 -
Hounslow - 1 £393 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 174 (60.00%) Information Security
2 97 (33.45%) CISSP
3 72 (24.83%) CISM
4 59 (20.34%) Finance
5 58 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (19.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
7 49 (16.90%) Security Operations
8 46 (15.86%) SIEM
9 45 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
10 39 (13.45%) Windows
11 38 (13.10%) Risk Management
11 38 (13.10%) PCI DSS
12 36 (12.41%) Legal
13 34 (11.72%) Intrusion Detection
14 31 (10.69%) Firewall
15 29 (10.00%) CISA
15 29 (10.00%) Splunk
15 29 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
16 28 (9.66%) Cyberthreat
17 27 (9.31%) ArcSight
17 27 (9.31%) Management Information System
17 27 (9.31%) Unix
17 27 (9.31%) Information Assurance
18 26 (8.97%) Data Protection
19 25 (8.62%) Security Management
20 23 (7.93%) Security Cleared
21 22 (7.59%) Microsoft
21 22 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
22 21 (7.24%) Information Security Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.69%) IIS
2 2 (0.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.03%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.07%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) IaaS
2 2 (0.69%) PaaS
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.72%) Intrusion Detection
2 31 (10.69%) Firewall
3 21 (7.24%) Network Security
4 16 (5.52%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.41%) HTTP
6 6 (2.07%) WAN
7 5 (1.72%) LAN
8 4 (1.38%) DNS
8 4 (1.38%) Internet
8 4 (1.38%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.38%) SSL
8 4 (1.38%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.03%) Intranet
9 3 (1.03%) tcpdump
9 3 (1.03%) VPN
10 2 (0.69%) LDAP
10 2 (0.69%) PABX
10 2 (0.69%) Wireless
11 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.03%) GIS
5 1 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (20.34%) Finance
2 36 (12.41%) Legal
3 20 (6.90%) Banking
4 19 (6.55%) Retail
5 5 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.03%) Advertising
7 3 (1.03%) Law
7 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.69%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.69%) Regular Expression
1 2 (0.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 28 (9.66%) Cyberthreat
4 27 (9.31%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.72%) CESG
6 5 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.72%) FMCG
7 3 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.03%) Statistics
8 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.69%) Equities
8 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.69%) SCADA
8 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.45%) Windows
2 27 (9.31%) Unix
3 14 (4.83%) Linux
4 9 (3.10%) VMS
5 8 (2.76%) AIX
6 5 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (60.00%) Information Security
2 49 (16.90%) Cybersecurity
2 49 (16.90%) Security Operations
3 46 (15.86%) SIEM
4 45 (15.52%) Penetration Testing
5 38 (13.10%) Risk Management
6 27 (9.31%) Information Assurance
7 26 (8.97%) Data Protection
8 25 (8.62%) Security Management
9 22 (7.59%) Vulnerability Management
10 21 (7.24%) Information Security Management
11 19 (6.55%) OWASP
12 18 (6.21%) Incident Management
13 17 (5.86%) Security Architecture
14 16 (5.52%) Information Management
14 16 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (5.17%) Risk Analysis
16 14 (4.83%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (4.48%) Business Analysis
17 13 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.76%) SQL
2 4 (1.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.69%) C#
3 2 (0.69%) Java
3 2 (0.69%) Python
3 2 (0.69%) VB
4 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (33.45%) CISSP
2 72 (24.83%) CISM
3 29 (10.00%) CISA
4 23 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 17 (5.86%) CEH
5 17 (5.86%) SC Cleared
6 16 (5.52%) Degree
7 14 (4.83%) GCIA
8 12 (4.14%) GIAC
9 10 (3.45%) GCIH
9 10 (3.45%) SANS
10 6 (2.07%) GSEC
11 4 (1.38%) CCNA
11 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.38%) GCFE
12 3 (1.03%) CFCE
12 3 (1.03%) CLAS
12 3 (1.03%) CREST Certified
12 3 (1.03%) EnCE
12 3 (1.03%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (19.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (13.10%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.72%) QA
5 4 (1.38%) COBIT
5 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.03%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.03%) RMADS
6 3 (1.03%) SLA
7 2 (0.69%) GPG13
8 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.34%) ISO22301
System Software
1 19 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.34%) ACF2
3 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.34%) HDFS
3 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (6.21%) QRadar
2 15 (5.17%) Nessus
3 13 (4.48%) EnCase
4 12 (4.14%) Nmap
5 7 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.72%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.03%) OpenVAS
7 3 (1.03%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.34%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.34%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.34%) SCCM
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.34%) WSUS
8 1 (0.34%) zSecure
Vendors
1 29 (10.00%) Splunk
2 27 (9.31%) ArcSight
3 22 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.86%) Qualys
5 16 (5.52%) Intel Security
6 12 (4.14%) HP
7 10 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (3.10%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.76%) Symantec
10 7 (2.41%) Cisco
10 7 (2.41%) Rapid7
11 6 (2.07%) Remedy
12 5 (1.72%) Sourcefire
13 4 (1.38%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.38%) NetWitness
13 4 (1.38%) Varonis
14 3 (1.03%) FireEye
14 3 (1.03%) Sun
15 2 (0.69%) Citrix
15 2 (0.69%) Cognos
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