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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 278 318 298
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 154 129 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 116
Median daily rate £465 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.18 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-50.22% +13.18%
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
21623 22132 23409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15359 15628 16259
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 346 449
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +16 36 £475 +5.55% 5
Hammersmith +6 5 £425 -3.13%
Bromley -2 3 £700 +27.27%
West Drayton - 2 £420 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £325 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 127 (49.61%) Information Security
2 86 (33.59%) Finance
3 85 (33.20%) Cybersecurity
4 77 (30.08%) SIEM
4 77 (30.08%) CISSP
5 57 (22.27%) Firewall
6 52 (20.31%) Security Operations
7 44 (17.19%) Banking
8 42 (16.41%) CISM
9 40 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 35 (13.67%) Network Security
11 34 (13.28%) Windows
12 32 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
13 31 (12.11%) Splunk
14 29 (11.33%) Risk Management
15 27 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (10.16%) Security Operations Centre
17 22 (8.59%) PCI DSS
17 22 (8.59%) Management Information System
17 22 (8.59%) Linux
18 21 (8.20%) Degree
19 20 (7.81%) Active Directory
19 20 (7.81%) Cisco
19 20 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 19 (7.42%) Qualys
21 18 (7.03%) Intel Security
21 18 (7.03%) Unix
21 18 (7.03%) Data Loss Prevention
22 17 (6.64%) Data Protection

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 9 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.95%) IIS
3 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.73%) MS Office
1 7 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) assyst
1 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.78%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.27%) Firewall
2 35 (13.67%) Network Security
3 14 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.91%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (3.91%) WAN
5 9 (3.52%) LAN
6 8 (3.13%) VPN
7 5 (1.95%) VoIP
8 4 (1.56%) Internet
8 4 (1.56%) SSL
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.78%) DNS
9 2 (0.78%) Intranet
9 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.78%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.39%) BGP
10 1 (0.39%) FTP
10 1 (0.39%) HTTP
10 1 (0.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.78%) Redis
3 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.39%) MS Access
4 1 (0.39%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.39%) AppScan
2 1 (0.39%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 86 (33.59%) Finance
2 44 (17.19%) Banking
3 11 (4.30%) Legal
4 9 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.73%) Retail
6 6 (2.34%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.34%) Law
7 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.13%) ELK Stack
2 2 (0.78%) .NET
2 2 (0.78%) RESTful
2 2 (0.78%) SAML
2 2 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.16%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (8.59%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.91%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.56%) Equities
7 4 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.56%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.78%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.78%) Fintech
9 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.78%) Wiki
10 1 (0.39%) CESG
10 1 (0.39%) Economics
10 1 (0.39%) Statistics
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.28%) Windows
2 22 (8.59%) Linux
3 18 (7.03%) Unix
4 6 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (49.61%) Information Security
2 85 (33.20%) Cybersecurity
3 77 (30.08%) SIEM
4 52 (20.31%) Security Operations
5 32 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 29 (11.33%) Risk Management
7 20 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 18 (7.03%) Data Loss Prevention
9 17 (6.64%) Data Protection
10 16 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 15 (5.86%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (5.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 12 (4.69%) Business Analysis
13 12 (4.69%) Data Analysis
14 11 (4.30%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (4.30%) Protective Monitoring
15 10 (3.91%) OWASP
15 10 (3.91%) Security Management
15 10 (3.91%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.25%) Python
2 14 (5.47%) SQL
3 13 (5.08%) C#
3 13 (5.08%) Java
4 5 (1.95%) C
4 5 (1.95%) PHP
5 3 (1.17%) Ruby
6 2 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (30.08%) CISSP
2 42 (16.41%) CISM
3 21 (8.20%) Degree
4 15 (5.86%) CISA
5 12 (4.69%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.91%) SANS
8 8 (3.13%) GIAC
9 7 (2.73%) CEH
10 6 (2.34%) CISMP
11 5 (1.95%) GCIA
11 5 (1.95%) GCIH
11 5 (1.95%) GSEC
11 5 (1.95%) IISP
12 4 (1.56%) CNA
12 4 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.56%) Novell Certification
13 3 (1.17%) ISSAP
13 3 (1.17%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (1.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (8.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.34%) GPG13
3 6 (2.34%) SLA
4 5 (1.95%) ISO27002
5 4 (1.56%) COBIT
5 4 (1.56%) GxP
5 4 (1.56%) QA
6 2 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 20 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.56%) Snort
4 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.39%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (4.30%) QRadar
2 10 (3.91%) Nessus
3 8 (3.13%) SCCM
4 5 (1.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.56%) Kibana
5 4 (1.56%) logstash
5 4 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.17%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.78%) EnCase
7 2 (0.78%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.39%) Endace
8 1 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (12.11%) Splunk
2 20 (7.81%) Cisco
3 19 (7.42%) Qualys
4 18 (7.03%) Intel Security
5 17 (6.64%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.86%) Palo Alto
7 14 (5.47%) Cyber-Ark
8 13 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.69%) LogRhythm
10 10 (3.91%) Fortinet
10 10 (3.91%) Symantec
11 9 (3.52%) ArcSight
12 8 (3.13%) SAP
12 8 (3.13%) Sourcefire
13 7 (2.73%) Brocade
13 7 (2.73%) F5
13 7 (2.73%) IBM
13 7 (2.73%) Juniper
13 7 (2.73%) ServiceNow
13 7 (2.73%) VMware
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