The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 120 107 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.47% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£500 £408 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +42.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £12.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+36.56% -40.47%
Security Analyst
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2631 2327 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.07% 92.49% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1159 1096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 97
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 5 £500 +20.48% 1
Edinburgh -15 3 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) MS Office
4 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Data Security
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) RACF
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) CISA
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
1 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.88%) Maple
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Security
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.88%) SABSA
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) ACSA
5 1 (5.88%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) Sun
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