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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / London
Rank 281 282 309
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 125 134 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.67% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 89
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.84% -8.57%

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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 28 £450 +1.69% 4
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 164 (55.97%) Information Security
2 105 (35.84%) Finance
3 93 (31.74%) SIEM
4 86 (29.35%) CISSP
5 85 (29.01%) Cybersecurity
6 75 (25.60%) Firewall
7 59 (20.14%) Security Operations
8 48 (16.38%) Banking
8 48 (16.38%) CISM
9 47 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (14.33%) Windows
10 42 (14.33%) Degree
11 41 (13.99%) Network Security
11 41 (13.99%) Splunk
12 39 (13.31%) Risk Management
13 34 (11.60%) Security Operations Centre
14 31 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
14 31 (10.58%) Unix
15 30 (10.24%) Management Information System
16 29 (9.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 28 (9.56%) Security Monitoring
18 27 (9.22%) Security Cleared
19 26 (8.87%) Cisco
19 26 (8.87%) SQL
20 24 (8.19%) Penetration Testing
20 24 (8.19%) TCP/IP
20 24 (8.19%) SC Cleared
21 23 (7.85%) Security Architecture
21 23 (7.85%) Microsoft
21 23 (7.85%) Intrusion Detection

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 10 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.34%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) nginx
3 1 (0.34%) SAS
3 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.46%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.71%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.37%) MS Office
5 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Office 365
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (25.60%) Firewall
2 41 (13.99%) Network Security
3 24 (8.19%) TCP/IP
4 23 (7.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (7.51%) VPN
6 13 (4.44%) Internet
7 12 (4.10%) LAN
7 12 (4.10%) WAN
8 10 (3.41%) Intranet
9 7 (2.39%) SSL
10 6 (2.05%) TACACS
10 6 (2.05%) VoIP
11 5 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.37%) CTI
13 3 (1.02%) HTTP
14 2 (0.68%) DNS
14 2 (0.68%) FTP
14 2 (0.68%) OSPF
14 2 (0.68%) SMTP
14 2 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.68%) Redis
3 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.34%) MS Access
4 1 (0.34%) MySQL
4 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.34%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 105 (35.84%) Finance
2 48 (16.38%) Banking
3 21 (7.17%) Legal
4 14 (4.78%) Retail
5 12 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.07%) ELK Stack
2 4 (1.37%) Web Services
3 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.68%) RESTful
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 30 (10.24%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.41%) Cryptography
4 10 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.41%) SWIFT
5 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.73%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.05%) Equities
7 6 (2.05%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.05%) iSeries
7 6 (2.05%) Tandem
8 5 (1.71%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.68%) Fintech
9 2 (0.68%) FMCG
9 2 (0.68%) PKI
10 1 (0.34%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.33%) Windows
2 31 (10.58%) Unix
3 21 (7.17%) Linux
4 6 (2.05%) OpenVMS
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (55.97%) Information Security
2 93 (31.74%) SIEM
3 85 (29.01%) Cybersecurity
4 59 (20.14%) Security Operations
5 39 (13.31%) Risk Management
6 31 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
7 28 (9.56%) Security Monitoring
8 24 (8.19%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (7.85%) Business Analysis
9 23 (7.85%) Incident Management
9 23 (7.85%) Security Architecture
10 22 (7.51%) Risk Assessment
11 18 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.80%) Data Analysis
13 16 (5.46%) Security Testing
13 16 (5.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 15 (5.12%) Analytics
14 15 (5.12%) Data Loss Prevention
15 14 (4.78%) Use Case
16 12 (4.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.87%) SQL
2 21 (7.17%) Python
3 15 (5.12%) C#
3 15 (5.12%) Java
4 7 (2.39%) PHP
5 5 (1.71%) C
5 5 (1.71%) Perl
5 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.37%) C++
7 3 (1.02%) VBA
8 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 86 (29.35%) CISSP
2 48 (16.38%) CISM
3 42 (14.33%) Degree
4 27 (9.22%) Security Cleared
5 24 (8.19%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.44%) CISA
7 12 (4.10%) SANS
8 11 (3.75%) CISMP
9 9 (3.07%) CLAS
9 9 (3.07%) GIAC
10 8 (2.73%) GCIA
11 7 (2.39%) GCIH
11 7 (2.39%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.05%) CNA
12 6 (2.05%) Novell Certification
13 5 (1.71%) CEH
13 5 (1.71%) SSCP
14 4 (1.37%) GSEC
14 4 (1.37%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.05%) COBIT
4 3 (1.02%) GDPR
4 3 (1.02%) GxP
4 3 (1.02%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.02%) ISO27002
4 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.68%) QA
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (3.75%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.39%) RACF
3 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.34%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (4.44%) QRadar
2 12 (4.10%) Nessus
3 8 (2.73%) CSIRT
3 8 (2.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (2.39%) SCCM
5 4 (1.37%) Kibana
5 4 (1.37%) logstash
6 2 (0.68%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.68%) Nmap
6 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.34%) Endace
7 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) Nagios
7 1 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (13.99%) Splunk
2 26 (8.87%) Cisco
3 23 (7.85%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.83%) LogRhythm
5 19 (6.48%) Palo Alto
6 18 (6.14%) CheckPoint
7 14 (4.78%) VMware
8 13 (4.44%) Symantec
9 12 (4.10%) Fortinet
10 10 (3.41%) ArcSight
11 9 (3.07%) Brocade
12 8 (2.73%) Juniper
12 8 (2.73%) Qualys
12 8 (2.73%) SAP
13 7 (2.39%) IBM
13 7 (2.39%) Sourcefire
14 6 (2.05%) AppSense
14 6 (2.05%) F5
14 6 (2.05%) Sun
15 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
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