The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 69 62 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.37% 1.04% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £314 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +25.00%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Security Analyst
Berkshire

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst across the Reading region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst across the Reading region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
3 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
1 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
1 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) ISMS
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle