The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 161 155 138
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £330 £550 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £550 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £550 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
3794 3750 2930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.32% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2286 1995 1547
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 225 203
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.29 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -3 4 £300 -
Lancashire - 2 £330 -
Cheshire - 1 £375 -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
5 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
6 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
6 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (15.38%) Data Privacy
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISM
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CEH
2 1 (7.69%) GCIH
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
1 1 (7.69%) Lumension
1 1 (7.69%) VMware