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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 290 326 322
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 113 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 49 60
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
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 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +20 25 £475 +9.82% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £342 -
Uxbridge +2 2 £450 +7.14%
Hammersmith - 2 £521 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 85 (41.26%) Information Security
2 56 (27.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (25.73%) Firewall
3 53 (25.73%) CISSP
4 50 (24.27%) Finance
5 36 (17.48%) Windows
6 34 (16.50%) SIEM
7 31 (15.05%) CISM
8 30 (14.56%) ITIL
8 30 (14.56%) Penetration Testing
9 25 (12.14%) Risk Management
9 25 (12.14%) Management Information System
10 23 (11.17%) Degree
11 22 (10.68%) Microsoft
12 21 (10.19%) CISA
12 21 (10.19%) Network Security
12 21 (10.19%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (9.71%) Data Protection
13 20 (9.71%) Security Management
14 19 (9.22%) Banking
14 19 (9.22%) Cyber Security
15 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (8.74%) PCI DSS
15 18 (8.74%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (8.74%) UNIX
15 18 (8.74%) Linux
16 14 (6.80%) HP
16 14 (6.80%) Data Security
16 14 (6.80%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (6.80%) LogRhythm

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.40%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.97%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.49%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (25.73%) Firewall
2 21 (10.19%) Network Security
3 18 (8.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.88%) Internet
4 8 (3.88%) WAN
5 7 (3.40%) LAN
5 7 (3.40%) Kerberos
6 6 (2.91%) VPN
7 5 (2.43%) DNS
7 5 (2.43%) LDAP
8 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.46%) SAN
9 3 (1.46%) MPLS
9 3 (1.46%) Wireless
10 2 (0.97%) Extranet
10 2 (0.97%) Intranet
10 2 (0.97%) WLAN
10 2 (0.97%) DHCP
10 2 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) Big Data
1 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
1 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.49%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.49%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.49%) Selenium
2 1 (0.49%) Fiddler
General
1 50 (24.27%) Finance
2 19 (9.22%) Banking
3 10 (4.85%) Games
4 9 (4.37%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.37%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.88%) Legal
6 6 (2.91%) Law
7 4 (1.94%) Publishing
7 4 (1.94%) Retail
8 3 (1.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.97%) Marketing
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
10 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.88%) .NET
2 7 (3.40%) SAML
3 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.97%) Middleware
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
4 2 (0.97%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.49%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Spring
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.49%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.49%) Ajax
5 1 (0.49%) JMS
5 1 (0.49%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.49%) J2EE
5 1 (0.49%) EJB
5 1 (0.49%) JSP
5 1 (0.49%) Servlets
5 1 (0.49%) JMX
5 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.14%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.43%) FMCG
4 5 (2.43%) PKI
4 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.43%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.46%) CESG
6 3 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.46%) Online Games
7 2 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.97%) RMADS
8 1 (0.49%) Open Source
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Economics
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) Statistics
8 1 (0.49%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.48%) Windows
2 18 (8.74%) UNIX
2 18 (8.74%) Linux
3 4 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.49%) AIX
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.26%) Information Security
2 34 (16.50%) SIEM
3 30 (14.56%) ITIL
3 30 (14.56%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (12.14%) Risk Management
5 21 (10.19%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (9.71%) Data Protection
6 20 (9.71%) Security Management
7 19 (9.22%) Cyber Security
8 14 (6.80%) Data Security
8 14 (6.80%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (6.80%) Security Architecture
9 13 (6.31%) ISMS
9 13 (6.31%) Information Security Management
10 12 (5.83%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.83%) Migration
10 12 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (5.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (5.34%) Use Case
11 11 (5.34%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.37%) Java
2 5 (2.43%) C#
3 2 (0.97%) C
3 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.49%) Groovy
4 1 (0.49%) Python
4 1 (0.49%) SQL
4 1 (0.49%) VB
4 1 (0.49%) C++
4 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (25.73%) CISSP
2 31 (15.05%) CISM
3 23 (11.17%) Degree
4 21 (10.19%) CISA
5 13 (6.31%) CEH
6 12 (5.83%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.34%) GCIH
8 9 (4.37%) GIAC
9 8 (3.88%) SC Cleared
10 7 (3.40%) GCIA
11 5 (2.43%) CISMP
12 3 (1.46%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.97%) CCNA
13 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.97%) CRISC
14 1 (0.49%) CCSE
14 1 (0.49%) ACSA
14 1 (0.49%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (27.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (8.74%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.37%) COBIT
4 5 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.97%) SLA
5 2 (0.97%) QA
6 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.37%) Snort
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) UAG
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (2.43%) DatAdvantage
3 4 (1.94%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.46%) Nmap
4 3 (1.46%) OpenView
5 2 (0.97%) Nessus
5 2 (0.97%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.49%) WSUS
6 1 (0.49%) SCCM
6 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.80%) HP
2 14 (6.80%) LogRhythm
3 13 (6.31%) ArcSight
4 12 (5.83%) CheckPoint
4 12 (5.83%) Qualys
5 11 (5.34%) Symantec
5 11 (5.34%) McAfee
6 10 (4.85%) Websense
6 10 (4.85%) Cisco
7 8 (3.88%) Citrix
7 8 (3.88%) Blue Coat
7 8 (3.88%) Varonis
8 7 (3.40%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (2.91%) CA
10 5 (2.43%) MobileIron
10 5 (2.43%) Splunk
10 5 (2.43%) Juniper
11 4 (1.94%) VMware
12 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds
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