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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / South East
Rank 203 173 203
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 40 84 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.98% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.04% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 27
Median daily rate £390 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £329 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.80% +1.80%

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
7129 8103 9105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.59% 94.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4153 4928 4868
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 383 426
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +24 19 £350 -12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 9 £405 -10.00% 1
Hampshire -14 4 £425 - 5
Oxfordshire -3 3 £350 -12.50% 3
Surrey -1 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Kent - 2 £413 -
West Sussex -13 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 29 (40.28%) Information Security
2 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
3 18 (25.00%) Windows
4 17 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 14 (19.44%) SIEM
6 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
7 13 (18.06%) CISSP
8 12 (16.67%) Firewall
8 12 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 10 (13.89%) PCI DSS
10 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 9 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 9 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
11 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 8 (11.11%) CISA
11 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 8 (11.11%) Unix
12 7 (9.72%) CEH
12 7 (9.72%) Network Security
12 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
12 7 (9.72%) LogRhythm
13 6 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
13 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.33%) CREST Certified
13 6 (8.33%) Splunk
13 6 (8.33%) OSCP

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 2 (2.78%) Apache
1 2 (2.78%) IIS
1 2 (2.78%) Jetty
1 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) Network Security
3 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) Wireless
5 2 (2.78%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) LDAP
5 2 (2.78%) SSL
5 2 (2.78%) VLAN
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (1.39%) IPv4
6 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.39%) SNA
6 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) Redis
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.39%) RESTful
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.78%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.39%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Unix
3 6 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) CentOS
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.39%) AIX
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Information Security
2 17 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (19.44%) SIEM
4 12 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 9 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (8.33%) SAP Security
9 5 (6.94%) ITIL
9 5 (6.94%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (6.94%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.94%) Time Management
10 4 (5.56%) Project Management
10 4 (5.56%) Security Operations
10 4 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C#
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) PHP
2 2 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (1.39%) C++
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.06%) CISSP
4 8 (11.11%) CISA
4 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) CEH
6 6 (8.33%) CISM
6 6 (8.33%) CREST Certified
6 6 (8.33%) Degree
6 6 (8.33%) OSCP
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.78%) SANS
7 2 (2.78%) SSCP
8 1 (1.39%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.39%) ISEB
8 1 (1.39%) MCSE
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.39%) PMP
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) PCI DSS
2 9 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.78%) GDPR
4 2 (2.78%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.39%) COBIT
5 1 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.78%) QRadar
3 1 (1.39%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.39%) Kibana
3 1 (1.39%) logstash
3 1 (1.39%) Nessus
3 1 (1.39%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) LogRhythm
3 6 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 6 (8.33%) SAP
3 6 (8.33%) Splunk
4 5 (6.94%) Qualys
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) Juniper
5 3 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.78%) Brocade
6 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 2 (2.78%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) Aruba
7 1 (1.39%) F5
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