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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 309 296 329
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 112 134 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.64% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 103 66
Median daily rate £436 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £341 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +64.21%
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
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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
(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 +27 17 £450 - 11
Bromley - 8 £335 - 1
Harrow - 3 £315 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £400 - 1
Hammersmith +3 2 £120 -76.95% 1
Chessington - 1 £450 -
Greenwich - 1 £454 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 153 (57.74%) Information Security
2 90 (33.96%) CISSP
3 59 (22.26%) Finance
4 58 (21.89%) CISM
5 55 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 47 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
8 46 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (16.23%) SIEM
10 37 (13.96%) PCI DSS
11 34 (12.83%) Windows
12 33 (12.45%) Risk Management
13 31 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (11.70%) Security Operations Centre
14 30 (11.32%) Firewall
14 30 (11.32%) Legal
15 29 (10.94%) CISA
15 29 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
16 28 (10.57%) Vulnerability Management
16 28 (10.57%) Splunk
17 27 (10.19%) Banking
18 26 (9.81%) Network Security
19 23 (8.68%) Data Protection
20 22 (8.30%) Cyberthreat
21 20 (7.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 20 (7.55%) Information Assurance
21 20 (7.55%) Qualys
21 20 (7.55%) Management Information System
21 20 (7.55%) Unix
22 19 (7.17%) Degree

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 7 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.13%) IIS
2 3 (1.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.32%) Firewall
2 29 (10.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (9.81%) Network Security
4 18 (6.79%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.64%) HTTP
6 5 (1.89%) Internet
6 5 (1.89%) WAN
7 4 (1.51%) DNS
7 4 (1.51%) Intranet
7 4 (1.51%) LAN
8 3 (1.13%) VPN
9 2 (0.75%) PABX
9 2 (0.75%) SSL
9 2 (0.75%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.75%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.38%) IntruShield
10 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.75%) GIS
1 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.38%) Big Data
2 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (2.64%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.38%) AppScan
2 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (22.26%) Finance
2 30 (11.32%) Legal
3 27 (10.19%) Banking
4 17 (6.42%) Retail
5 6 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.51%) Law
8 3 (1.13%) Advertising
8 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.75%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.36%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (8.30%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (7.55%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.91%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.26%) FMCG
7 5 (1.89%) CESG
8 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.13%) Equities
9 3 (1.13%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.13%) Statistics
9 3 (1.13%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.38%) Economics
11 1 (0.38%) PKI
11 1 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.83%) Windows
2 20 (7.55%) Unix
3 16 (6.04%) Linux
4 5 (1.89%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.75%) VMS
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (57.74%) Information Security
2 53 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 47 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (16.23%) SIEM
5 33 (12.45%) Risk Management
6 31 (11.70%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (10.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 23 (8.68%) Data Protection
9 20 (7.55%) Information Assurance
9 20 (7.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 19 (7.17%) OWASP
11 18 (6.79%) Incident Management
12 17 (6.42%) Security Management
13 16 (6.04%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (5.28%) Information Security Management
16 13 (4.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 12 (4.53%) Information Management
18 11 (4.15%) Data Security
18 11 (4.15%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.51%) SQL
2 2 (0.75%) C#
2 2 (0.75%) Java
2 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.75%) Python
2 2 (0.75%) VB
3 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 90 (33.96%) CISSP
2 58 (21.89%) CISM
3 29 (10.94%) CISA
4 19 (7.17%) Degree
5 18 (6.79%) CEH
5 18 (6.79%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.66%) GCIA
7 13 (4.91%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.15%) GIAC
8 11 (4.15%) SANS
9 10 (3.77%) GCIH
10 6 (2.26%) GSEC
11 4 (1.51%) CCNA
11 4 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.51%) CISMP
12 3 (1.13%) CNA
12 3 (1.13%) CREST Certified
12 3 (1.13%) GCFE
12 3 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.13%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (13.96%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.51%) COBIT
4 4 (1.51%) ISO27002
4 4 (1.51%) QA
4 4 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.51%) SLA
5 3 (1.13%) GPG13
6 2 (0.75%) RMADS
7 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.38%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.38%) GxP
7 1 (0.38%) ISO22301
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.38%) ACF2
3 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (7.17%) QRadar
2 15 (5.66%) Nessus
3 11 (4.15%) EnCase
3 11 (4.15%) Nmap
4 7 (2.64%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.89%) AirWatch
5 5 (1.89%) RSA Archer
6 4 (1.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.13%) OpenVAS
7 3 (1.13%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (0.75%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.38%) IBM BigFix
9 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.38%) SCCM
9 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.38%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) zSecure
Vendors
1 28 (10.57%) Splunk
2 20 (7.55%) Qualys
3 19 (7.17%) ArcSight
4 17 (6.42%) Intel Security
5 9 (3.40%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.02%) Cisco
6 8 (3.02%) Cyber-Ark
7 7 (2.64%) Remedy
8 6 (2.26%) Rapid7
9 5 (1.89%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.51%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.51%) F5
10 4 (1.51%) HP
10 4 (1.51%) Sun
10 4 (1.51%) Symantec
11 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.13%) FireEye
11 3 (1.13%) IBM
11 3 (1.13%) NetWitness
12 2 (0.75%) BMC
East London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £530 - £540 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £445 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Annapurna HR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 25 days ago