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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 115 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 46 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.86% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
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
3687 3481 2869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.56% 94.72% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1960 1542
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 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 205 191
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.39 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 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 +7 36 £405 +17.81% 6
Cheshire -3 8 £375 -14.04%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 33 (45.83%) Information Security
2 24 (33.33%) Firewall
3 19 (26.39%) CISSP
4 18 (25.00%) CISM
4 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 16 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 13 (18.06%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (16.67%) Finance
8 11 (15.28%) PCI DSS
8 11 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (13.89%) Cisco
10 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 9 (12.50%) SIEM
11 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
11 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (9.72%) PKI
12 7 (9.72%) Data Protection
12 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
12 7 (9.72%) SSL
12 7 (9.72%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (9.72%) Data Privacy
12 7 (9.72%) Private Cloud
13 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.72%) SSL
4 4 (5.56%) tcpdump
4 4 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 3 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) LAN
6 2 (2.78%) LDAP
6 2 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (1.39%) FTP
7 1 (1.39%) HTTP
7 1 (1.39%) SMTP
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) GIS
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Military
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) PKI
1 7 (9.72%) Private Cloud
1 7 (9.72%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Information Security
2 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 16 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 13 (18.06%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (15.28%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 9 (12.50%) SIEM
7 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (9.72%) Data Privacy
8 7 (9.72%) Data Protection
9 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
9 6 (8.33%) Email Filtering
9 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (8.33%) Web Filtering
10 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.94%) Defect Management
10 5 (6.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 4 (5.56%) Perl
1 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) CISSP
2 18 (25.00%) CISM
3 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) Degree
5 4 (5.56%) CEH
5 4 (5.56%) GCIH
6 2 (2.78%) CISMP
6 2 (2.78%) GIAC
7 1 (1.39%) CFCE
7 1 (1.39%) EnCE
7 1 (1.39%) GCFA
7 1 (1.39%) GCFE
7 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.56%) COBIT
3 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.39%) EnCase
2 1 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Cisco
2 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.94%) Intel Security
3 5 (6.94%) Lumension
4 4 (5.56%) F5
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.78%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) Trustwave
7 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.39%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.39%) Qualys
7 1 (1.39%) Rapid7
7 1 (1.39%) Sophos
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
7 1 (1.39%) Tripwire
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Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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