The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 217 191 208
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 52 81 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.85% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.89% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 35
Median daily rate £409 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £45.09 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +27.00%
Security Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8365 9058 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.27% 94.70% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 5288 4621
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Surrey -1 14 £413 -12.69% 1
West Sussex +1 12 £425 -3.95%
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £455 +26.82%
Berkshire -19 9 £388 +40.90% 2
Hampshire -13 6 £288 -37.83%
Middlesex -2 2 £398 +59.00%
Kent +4 1 £400 +4.91%
Sussex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (37.17%) Information Security
2 41 (36.28%) Firewall
2 41 (36.28%) CISSP
3 28 (24.78%) Windows
3 28 (24.78%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (23.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (23.01%) Active Directory
6 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
7 23 (20.35%) Cisco
7 23 (20.35%) Finance
7 23 (20.35%) Blue Coat
8 22 (19.47%) LAN
8 22 (19.47%) WAN
8 22 (19.47%) PCI DSS
9 20 (17.70%) ITIL
10 19 (16.81%) CheckPoint
11 18 (15.93%) Juniper
11 18 (15.93%) SSL
11 18 (15.93%) Palo Alto
12 17 (15.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (15.04%) RSA SecurID
12 17 (15.04%) VPN
12 17 (15.04%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (13.27%) Linux
13 15 (13.27%) Internet
13 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
14 13 (11.50%) Change Control
14 13 (11.50%) Network Security
14 13 (11.50%) Security Operations
15 12 (10.62%) SC Cleared

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.65%) SAP GRC
2 3 (2.65%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.65%) Mimecast
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.28%) Firewall
2 24 (21.24%) TCP/IP
3 22 (19.47%) LAN
3 22 (19.47%) WAN
4 18 (15.93%) SSL
5 17 (15.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (15.04%) VPN
6 15 (13.27%) Internet
7 13 (11.50%) Network Security
8 12 (10.62%) IPsec
9 5 (4.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.77%) Intranet
10 2 (1.77%) SAN
11 1 (0.88%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (0.88%) TACACS
11 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 23 (20.35%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
1 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) RSA SecurID
2 12 (10.62%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (9.73%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.31%) PKI
7 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.77%) CESG
9 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Windows
2 15 (13.27%) Linux
3 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.31%) Solaris
5 5 (4.42%) Unix
5 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.42%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.17%) Information Security
2 28 (24.78%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (17.70%) ITIL
4 17 (15.04%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (11.50%) Change Control
5 13 (11.50%) Security Operations
6 12 (10.62%) ITSM
6 12 (10.62%) Service Management
7 11 (9.73%) Ethical Hacking
7 11 (9.73%) Security Management
7 11 (9.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (8.85%) SIEM
9 9 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.96%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.08%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.08%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.19%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.19%) ISMS
11 7 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.96%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.31%) C#
2 6 (5.31%) Python
2 6 (5.31%) VB
3 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.65%) VBScript
4 2 (1.77%) Java
4 2 (1.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (36.28%) CISSP
2 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.85%) CEH
4 10 (8.85%) GCIA
4 10 (8.85%) GCIH
5 9 (7.96%) CISM
6 8 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.19%) CISA
7 7 (6.19%) Degree
7 7 (6.19%) SANS
8 6 (5.31%) GIAC
9 5 (4.42%) SSCP
10 4 (3.54%) CCSP
10 4 (3.54%) CRISC
10 4 (3.54%) ISEB
11 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (2.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (19.47%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.54%) SLA
5 3 (2.65%) COBIT
6 1 (0.88%) GxP
6 1 (0.88%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 26 (23.01%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.54%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.54%) Nessus
2 4 (3.54%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (3.54%) SCCM
3 3 (2.65%) WSUS
4 2 (1.77%) Nmap
4 2 (1.77%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.88%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.88%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.88%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.88%) QRadar
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Blue Coat
1 23 (20.35%) Cisco
2 19 (16.81%) CheckPoint
3 18 (15.93%) Juniper
3 18 (15.93%) Palo Alto
4 11 (9.73%) Qualys
5 10 (8.85%) Intel Security
6 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.19%) Oracle
7 7 (6.19%) Splunk
8 5 (4.42%) Sun
9 4 (3.54%) HP
9 4 (3.54%) NetWitness
9 4 (3.54%) SAP
10 3 (2.65%) F5
10 3 (2.65%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.65%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.65%) Tripwire
11 2 (1.77%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.77%) LogRhythm