The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 117 151 141
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 31 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.14% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.15% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £418 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +22.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £374 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
3000 3907 3072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 94.05% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1971 2343 1809
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 187 179
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +17 22 £400 - 8
Merseyside - 8 £400 -
Cheshire +15 2 £450 -4.76%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) CISSP
2 22 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (45.65%) SIEM
4 20 (43.48%) Splunk
5 19 (41.30%) Information Security
6 15 (32.61%) SANS
6 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (30.43%) LAN
7 14 (30.43%) WAN
8 13 (28.26%) Security Operations
8 13 (28.26%) Case Management
8 13 (28.26%) ELK Stack
9 12 (26.09%) QRadar
9 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
9 12 (26.09%) Windows
9 12 (26.09%) Linux
9 12 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (23.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (23.91%) VoIP
10 11 (23.91%) Unix
10 11 (23.91%) Apple
10 11 (23.91%) Cyber Attack
11 10 (21.74%) Patch Management
11 10 (21.74%) LogRhythm
11 10 (21.74%) SSCP
11 10 (21.74%) Python
11 10 (21.74%) VPN
11 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (19.57%) Redis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 24 (52.17%) Firewall
2 14 (30.43%) LAN
2 14 (30.43%) WAN
3 12 (26.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 11 (23.91%) VoIP
5 10 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (10.87%) Wireless
7 4 (8.70%) Network Security
8 3 (6.52%) SAN
8 3 (6.52%) tcpdump
8 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.17%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) eCATT
1 1 (2.17%) LSMW
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) ELK Stack
2 7 (15.22%) RESTful
2 7 (15.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (13.04%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) PKI
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (45.65%) SIEM
3 19 (41.30%) Information Security
4 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (28.26%) Case Management
5 13 (28.26%) Security Operations
6 11 (23.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) Patch Management
7 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (19.57%) Open Source
9 7 (15.22%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
10 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (8.70%) Analytics
12 4 (8.70%) Data Analytics
12 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (6.52%) Email Filtering
13 3 (6.52%) Server Hardening
13 3 (6.52%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) CISSP
2 15 (32.61%) SANS
3 10 (21.74%) SSCP
4 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
4 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.22%) CEH
6 6 (13.04%) CISM
7 3 (6.52%) CISA
7 3 (6.52%) GCFA
7 3 (6.52%) GCIH
7 3 (6.52%) GIAC
8 2 (4.35%) GSEC
8 2 (4.35%) GSLC
8 2 (4.35%) GSNA
9 1 (2.17%) CASP
9 1 (2.17%) CCIE
9 1 (2.17%) CCNA
9 1 (2.17%) CFCE
9 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) QRadar
2 9 (19.57%) Kibana
2 9 (19.57%) logstash
3 5 (10.87%) RSA enVision
4 3 (6.52%) EnCase
4 3 (6.52%) Nessus
4 3 (6.52%) Nexpose
4 3 (6.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Splunk
2 11 (23.91%) Apple
3 10 (21.74%) LogRhythm
4 8 (17.39%) IBM
5 7 (15.22%) ArcSight
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco
7 4 (8.70%) Intel
7 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
7 4 (8.70%) NetWitness
8 3 (6.52%) Qualys
8 3 (6.52%) Rapid7
8 3 (6.52%) SAP
9 2 (4.35%) Concur
10 1 (2.17%) Ariba
10 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow