The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 68 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 7 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.23% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£450 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.07 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.88 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +55.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
857 785 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.59% 88.70% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 354 363
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.07 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.13 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015, 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 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Taxonomies
2 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
2 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (27.27%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (18.18%) SIEM
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) COBIT
3 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Data Mining
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Taxonomies
1 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (27.27%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) ACSA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee
1 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk
1 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
1 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm