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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 291 317 378
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +61
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 124 104 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.47% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 90 38
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£450 £426 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £398 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.18 £26.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.86% +16.82%
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +13 36 £450 -5.26% 9
Bromley - 3 £550 -
Feltham - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £394 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Mitcham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £505 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 115 (48.94%) Information Security
2 57 (24.26%) Finance
3 54 (22.98%) CISSP
4 53 (22.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (20.00%) Firewall
6 39 (16.60%) SIEM
7 36 (15.32%) Cyber Security
8 32 (13.62%) Windows
8 32 (13.62%) Penetration Testing
9 29 (12.34%) Banking
9 29 (12.34%) Management Information System
10 26 (11.06%) CISM
10 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
10 26 (11.06%) Qualys
10 26 (11.06%) Vulnerability Management
11 24 (10.21%) Linux
11 24 (10.21%) Symantec
12 23 (9.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 23 (9.79%) ArcSight
13 22 (9.36%) Degree
13 22 (9.36%) ITIL
14 21 (8.94%) Security Management
15 20 (8.51%) Network Security
15 20 (8.51%) Data Protection
16 19 (8.09%) Risk Management
17 18 (7.66%) Information Security Management
17 18 (7.66%) UNIX
17 18 (7.66%) Security Architecture
18 17 (7.23%) Java
18 17 (7.23%) .NET

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.55%) MS Office
2 5 (2.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Summit
1 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (20.00%) Firewall
2 23 (9.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (8.51%) Network Security
4 16 (6.81%) Kerberos
5 12 (5.11%) Internet
6 11 (4.68%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.83%) LAN
7 9 (3.83%) WAN
8 5 (2.13%) VPN
8 5 (2.13%) SSL
8 5 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.13%) LDAP
9 3 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.28%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.28%) DNS
10 2 (0.85%) IPv4
10 2 (0.85%) IPv6
10 2 (0.85%) Extranet
10 2 (0.85%) OSPF
10 2 (0.85%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.70%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (24.26%) Finance
2 29 (12.34%) Banking
3 12 (5.11%) Legal
4 11 (4.68%) Advertising
5 8 (3.40%) Games
6 7 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.55%) Law
8 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.70%) Retail
9 3 (1.28%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.85%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.43%) Marketing
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.23%) .NET
2 12 (5.11%) SAML
3 3 (1.28%) Middleware
3 3 (1.28%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.43%) JMX
4 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.43%) Spring
4 1 (0.43%) Ajax
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.43%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.43%) J2EE
4 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.43%) EJB
4 1 (0.43%) JSP
4 1 (0.43%) Servlets
4 1 (0.43%) SOAP
4 1 (0.43%) JMS
4 1 (0.43%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.34%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.40%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.98%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.55%) PKI
7 5 (2.13%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) FMCG
9 2 (0.85%) SecurID
10 1 (0.43%) Derivative
10 1 (0.43%) SCADA
10 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.62%) Windows
2 24 (10.21%) Linux
3 18 (7.66%) UNIX
4 4 (1.70%) Solaris
5 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (48.94%) Information Security
2 39 (16.60%) SIEM
3 36 (15.32%) Cyber Security
4 32 (13.62%) Penetration Testing
5 26 (11.06%) Vulnerability Management
6 22 (9.36%) ITIL
7 21 (8.94%) Security Management
8 20 (8.51%) Data Protection
9 19 (8.09%) Risk Management
10 18 (7.66%) Information Security Management
10 18 (7.66%) Security Architecture
11 17 (7.23%) ISMS
12 14 (5.96%) Data Security
13 13 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (4.68%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (4.68%) Business Analysis
15 10 (4.26%) Incident Management
15 10 (4.26%) Project Management
16 9 (3.83%) Use Case
17 8 (3.40%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.23%) Java
2 9 (3.83%) C#
3 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.70%) C
4 4 (1.70%) SQL
5 3 (1.28%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (22.98%) CISSP
2 26 (11.06%) CISM
3 22 (9.36%) Degree
4 15 (6.38%) CEH
4 15 (6.38%) CISA
5 13 (5.53%) GCIH
6 12 (5.11%) GCIA
7 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.98%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.98%) GIAC
9 4 (1.70%) CCSE
10 3 (1.28%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.28%) CCSA
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.85%) CISMP
12 1 (0.43%) CHFI
12 1 (0.43%) ACSA
12 1 (0.43%) CCNP
12 1 (0.43%) CCNA
12 1 (0.43%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (22.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (6.81%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.96%) Snort
3 1 (0.43%) ClearTrust
3 1 (0.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (5.53%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.85%) Nagios
2 2 (0.85%) Nessus
2 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (0.85%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.43%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (0.43%) OpenView
3 1 (0.43%) Kibana
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
1 26 (11.06%) Qualys
2 24 (10.21%) Symantec
3 23 (9.79%) ArcSight
4 17 (7.23%) McAfee
5 13 (5.53%) Websense
6 12 (5.11%) HP
7 11 (4.68%) CA
7 11 (4.68%) Cisco
8 10 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 10 (4.26%) Citrix
8 10 (4.26%) F5
9 9 (3.83%) Juniper
10 8 (3.40%) Splunk
11 7 (2.98%) Sourcefire
12 5 (2.13%) Fortinet
13 4 (1.70%) LogRhythm
14 3 (1.28%) ScanSafe
14 3 (1.28%) FireEye
14 3 (1.28%) Blue Coat
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