The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 123 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 28 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.77% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 3
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£350 £360 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +75.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £401 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
+152.63% -
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
3369 2874 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.25% 92.53% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1925 1552 1049
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 190 177
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 Security Analyst across the North West region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 Security Analyst across the North West region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +14 22 £344 - 2
Cumbria - 3 - -
Cheshire -16 2 £436 +21.18% 2
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 28 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) CISSP
3 23 (60.53%) SSL
3 23 (60.53%) Kalman Filter
4 22 (57.89%) Kaspersky
4 22 (57.89%) Cisco
4 22 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 22 (57.89%) CISM
5 21 (55.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 21 (55.26%) CISMP
5 21 (55.26%) Clearswift
5 21 (55.26%) SIEM
5 21 (55.26%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (55.26%) PKI
6 18 (47.37%) ITIL
7 17 (44.74%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (44.74%) Network Security
8 15 (39.47%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (36.84%) Citrix
9 14 (36.84%) Information Security
9 14 (36.84%) CCENT
10 13 (34.21%) QA
10 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
11 12 (31.58%) Migration
11 12 (31.58%) WAN
12 11 (28.95%) VMware
12 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
13 10 (26.32%) Security Patching
14 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 23 (60.53%) SSL
3 21 (55.26%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (44.74%) Network Security
5 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 4 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.26%) SMTP
8 1 (2.63%) SAN
8 1 (2.63%) Internet
8 1 (2.63%) LAN
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) PKI
2 13 (34.21%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Life Science
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) CESG
6 1 (2.63%) GIS
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Kalman Filter
2 21 (55.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 21 (55.26%) SIEM
3 18 (47.37%) ITIL
4 17 (44.74%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Information Security
6 12 (31.58%) Migration
7 11 (28.95%) Service Delivery
8 10 (26.32%) Security Patching
9 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (15.79%) Security Architecture
11 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 3 (7.89%) Security Management
12 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
12 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (7.89%) SABSA
12 3 (7.89%) SDLC
13 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
14 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) CISSP
2 22 (57.89%) CISM
3 21 (55.26%) CISMP
4 15 (39.47%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (36.84%) CCENT
6 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) CISA
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (2.63%) CCNA
8 1 (2.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (34.21%) QA
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Kaspersky
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
1 22 (57.89%) CheckPoint
2 21 (55.26%) Clearswift
3 14 (36.84%) Citrix
4 11 (28.95%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Qualys
5 2 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.26%) SurfControl
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Websense
5 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) IronPort
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) hybris
6 1 (2.63%) ArcSight