The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 219 216 208
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 56 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 25
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£423 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £333 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.07 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.18 £26.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.86% +16.82%
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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 14 £425 -16.66% 10
Surrey +1 14 £448 +5.29% 6
Berkshire +3 10 £356 -18.57% 5
West Sussex -9 6 £443 +52.58% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £300 - 5
Kent - 4 £425 - 1
Middlesex +6 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 57 (49.14%) Information Security
2 37 (31.90%) Finance
3 30 (25.86%) CISSP
4 27 (23.28%) Security Management
5 25 (21.55%) SIEM
6 24 (20.69%) Firewall
7 18 (15.52%) Project Management
8 17 (14.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
8 17 (14.66%) MS Office
8 17 (14.66%) Management Information System
9 16 (13.79%) SQL
9 16 (13.79%) VB
9 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 15 (12.93%) ITIL
10 15 (12.93%) Banking
10 15 (12.93%) PCI DSS
11 14 (12.07%) Data Protection
11 14 (12.07%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (12.07%) Cyber Security
11 14 (12.07%) Windows
12 13 (11.21%) LDAP
12 13 (11.21%) .NET
12 13 (11.21%) DB2
12 13 (11.21%) Technical Analysis
12 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
12 13 (11.21%) DB2 UDB
13 12 (10.34%) McAfee
13 12 (10.34%) SLA
13 12 (10.34%) Cisco

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.59%) IIS
1 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Office
2 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.59%) MS Project
5 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.69%) Firewall
2 13 (11.21%) LDAP
3 10 (8.62%) LAN
3 10 (8.62%) WAN
3 10 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.90%) SSL
6 7 (6.03%) Network Security
7 6 (5.17%) IPsec
7 6 (5.17%) VPN
8 5 (4.31%) Internet
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) DB2
1 13 (11.21%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) ClearCase
General
1 37 (31.90%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Banking
3 10 (8.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Billing
5 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) .NET
2 11 (9.48%) SOAP
2 11 (9.48%) HTML
2 11 (9.48%) XML
3 2 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.17%) SecurID
2 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.45%) AS400
4 3 (2.59%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.72%) iSeries
5 2 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.86%) CMDB
6 1 (0.86%) Replication
6 1 (0.86%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.59%) UNIX
5 2 (1.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.14%) Information Security
2 27 (23.28%) Security Management
3 25 (21.55%) SIEM
4 18 (15.52%) Project Management
5 15 (12.93%) ITIL
6 14 (12.07%) Data Protection
6 14 (12.07%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (12.07%) Cyber Security
7 13 (11.21%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (6.03%) Service Management
11 6 (5.17%) Information Security Management
11 6 (5.17%) Security Architecture
12 5 (4.31%) Analytics
12 5 (4.31%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.31%) Incident Management
13 4 (3.45%) Content Management
13 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) SQL
1 16 (13.79%) VB
2 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.59%) Perl
3 3 (2.59%) VBScript
3 3 (2.59%) C
4 1 (0.86%) C++
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) CISSP
2 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) CISM
5 7 (6.03%) ACSA
6 5 (4.31%) Degree
7 3 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.72%) CCSE
8 2 (1.72%) CCSA
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCSA
8 2 (1.72%) CCSP
9 1 (0.86%) ISEB
9 1 (0.86%) GCIA
9 1 (0.86%) GCIH
9 1 (0.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (12.93%) PCI DSS
3 12 (10.34%) SLA
4 5 (4.31%) COBIT
5 4 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.59%) COSO
7 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.72%) WebInspect
2 2 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) Control-M
3 1 (0.86%) Nessus
3 1 (0.86%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (10.34%) Cisco
1 12 (10.34%) McAfee
2 11 (9.48%) CheckPoint
3 10 (8.62%) Juniper
3 10 (8.62%) Blue Coat
3 10 (8.62%) ArcSight
4 7 (6.03%) HP
5 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.17%) Sourcefire
5 6 (5.17%) VMware
6 4 (3.45%) IBM
6 4 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (2.59%) Splunk
7 3 (2.59%) SAP
8 2 (1.72%) Sun
8 2 (1.72%) Spiceworks
8 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.86%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.86%) FireEye
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle