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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / North West
Rank 121 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.71% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 5
Median daily rate £413 £339 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -41.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £328 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+153.43% -38.62%

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
2459 3641 3195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.94% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2167 1733
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 198 201
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +13 12 £413 +22.22% 3
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cheshire +34 1 £373 -25.50%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 31 (62.00%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (46.00%) Splunk
3 21 (42.00%) SIEM
3 21 (42.00%) CISSP
4 20 (40.00%) Firewall
5 19 (38.00%) Case Management
6 18 (36.00%) SANS
6 18 (36.00%) Elastic Stack
7 17 (34.00%) QRadar
7 17 (34.00%) Information Security
8 16 (32.00%) Linux
8 16 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (32.00%) Security Operations
9 15 (30.00%) Unix
9 15 (30.00%) Windows
9 15 (30.00%) LAN
9 15 (30.00%) WAN
9 15 (30.00%) SSCP
10 14 (28.00%) Apple
10 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
10 14 (28.00%) VoIP
10 14 (28.00%) Redis
10 14 (28.00%) Kibana
10 14 (28.00%) Cyber Attack
11 13 (26.00%) Patch Management
11 13 (26.00%) LogRhythm
11 13 (26.00%) logstash
11 13 (26.00%) Open Source
11 13 (26.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 13 (26.00%) VPN

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 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Firewall
2 15 (30.00%) LAN
2 15 (30.00%) WAN
3 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (28.00%) VoIP
4 13 (26.00%) VPN
5 8 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (14.00%) Wireless
7 6 (12.00%) Network Security
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (2.00%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Redis
2 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) eCATT
1 1 (2.00%) LSMW
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (18.00%) RESTful
2 9 (18.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 15 (30.00%) Unix
2 15 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (42.00%) SIEM
3 19 (38.00%) Case Management
4 17 (34.00%) Information Security
5 16 (32.00%) Security Operations
5 16 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (26.00%) Open Source
6 13 (26.00%) Patch Management
6 13 (26.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (24.00%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (24.00%) Security Monitoring
8 11 (22.00%) Process Improvement
9 7 (14.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (8.00%) Analytics
10 4 (8.00%) Data Analytics
11 3 (6.00%) Change Control
11 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.00%) SAP Security
11 3 (6.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) Python
2 2 (4.00%) Perl
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) CISSP
2 18 (36.00%) SANS
3 15 (30.00%) SSCP
4 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) CEH
7 2 (4.00%) CISM
7 2 (4.00%) Degree
7 2 (4.00%) GCFA
7 2 (4.00%) GIAC
8 1 (2.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) QRadar
2 14 (28.00%) Kibana
3 13 (26.00%) logstash
4 7 (14.00%) RSA enVision
5 3 (6.00%) Nessus
5 3 (6.00%) Nexpose
5 3 (6.00%) Nmap
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Splunk
2 14 (28.00%) Apple
3 13 (26.00%) IBM
3 13 (26.00%) LogRhythm
4 5 (10.00%) Intel Security
5 4 (8.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) Intel
5 4 (8.00%) NetWitness
6 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.00%) Qualys
6 3 (6.00%) SAP
7 2 (4.00%) Concur
8 1 (2.00%) Ariba
8 1 (2.00%) Lancope
8 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.00%) Snow
8 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire