The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Information Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 159 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.14% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £550 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +44.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
Information 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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3699 3452 2871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.53% 94.81% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 1950 1541
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 188
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the North West region.

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the North West region.

Information Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -8 6 £300 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Information 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 North West region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
5 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
5 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (6.67%) Email Filtering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Information Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Email Filtering
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
2 1 (6.67%) GCIH
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
1 1 (6.67%) Lumension
1 1 (6.67%) VMware