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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 24 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% 1.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.91 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -
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
233 275 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 92.09% 91.97% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 160 131
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £255 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £16.52 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk