The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 24 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.54% 1.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Security Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 277 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 96.74% 93.90% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 161 139
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £30.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (50.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk