The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 125 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 18 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.52% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.54% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £250 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.15% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.42%
Security Analyst
UK

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
2703 2775 2417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.92% 95.59% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1460 1349
Median daily rate £375 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 90 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Glasgow +16 13 £400 -20.00%
Inverclyde - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh -18 1 - -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (38.10%) Firewall
2 17 (26.98%) Banking
3 16 (25.40%) Finance
4 14 (22.22%) Information Security
5 12 (19.05%) LAN
5 12 (19.05%) WAN
6 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.29%) Unix
6 9 (14.29%) Windows
6 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 9 (14.29%) Network Security
7 8 (12.70%) Web Services
7 8 (12.70%) Cisco
8 7 (11.11%) CISSP
8 7 (11.11%) Solaris
8 7 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (11.11%) Legal
8 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 7 (11.11%) Analytics
8 7 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (11.11%) Records Management
9 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
9 6 (9.52%) Law
9 6 (9.52%) Oracle
10 5 (7.94%) SAP
10 5 (7.94%) Java
10 5 (7.94%) Intel Security
10 5 (7.94%) F5
10 5 (7.94%) Cisco PIX

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.10%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) LAN
2 12 (19.05%) WAN
3 9 (14.29%) Network Security
3 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (7.94%) VLAN
5 3 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 17 (26.98%) Banking
2 16 (25.40%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Legal
4 6 (9.52%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Web Services
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Unix
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Solaris
3 4 (6.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Information Security
2 7 (11.11%) Analytics
2 7 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 7 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (11.11%) Records Management
2 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
4 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (6.35%) Web Filtering
6 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) SIEM
7 2 (3.17%) Data Security
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.17%) MCITP
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) ClearTrust
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Nessus
2 1 (1.59%) Nmap
2 1 (1.59%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) F5
4 5 (7.94%) Intel Security
4 5 (7.94%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) BT
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos
6 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Qualys