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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 217 224 237
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 35 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
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£425 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £158 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 - £32.00
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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
8494 8070 9191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.81% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4718 4308 4282
Average daily rate £355 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 496 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014. 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
Surrey - 13 £425 -
Hampshire -7 9 £518 +21.76% 7
Berkshire +15 6 £500 +66.66% 2
West Sussex +5 3 £290 -35.55%
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £375 +13.20%
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 30 (38.46%) Windows
1 30 (38.46%) Information Security
2 28 (35.90%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 26 (33.33%) CISSP
5 22 (28.21%) Firewall
6 20 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
7 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 18 (23.08%) MS Visio
9 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
9 17 (21.79%) PCI DSS
10 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
10 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (19.23%) Linux
11 15 (19.23%) MCSE
11 15 (19.23%) ITIL
11 15 (19.23%) MCP
11 15 (19.23%) Qualys
12 14 (17.95%) Nessus
12 14 (17.95%) Finance
13 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
13 13 (16.67%) SQL
13 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (16.67%) SIEM
14 12 (15.38%) McAfee
15 11 (14.10%) MS Office
15 11 (14.10%) CEH
15 11 (14.10%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (12.82%) IIS
2 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 11 (14.10%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) Firewall
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.82%) SAN
3 10 (12.82%) Wireless
4 5 (6.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.41%) Network Security
5 3 (3.85%) Internet
5 3 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.85%) DNS
5 3 (3.85%) FTP
5 3 (3.85%) SNMP
6 1 (1.28%) DMZ
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) OAuth
3 1 (1.28%) HTML
3 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) CMDB
4 1 (1.28%) RMADS
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 15 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.13%) UNIX
5 3 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Information Security
2 28 (35.90%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (24.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 15 (19.23%) ITIL
5 13 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 13 (16.67%) SIEM
6 11 (14.10%) Security Management
7 10 (12.82%) Coaching
8 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.69%) Data Security
10 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security
11 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
11 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (3.85%) Security Architecture
12 3 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) CISSP
2 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (19.23%) MCP
4 15 (19.23%) MCSE
5 13 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.10%) CEH
7 10 (12.82%) CCNA
8 8 (10.26%) CISM
9 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
10 4 (5.13%) CRISC
10 4 (5.13%) Degree
11 3 (3.85%) GCIA
11 3 (3.85%) GIAC
12 2 (2.56%) CCSA
12 2 (2.56%) CCNP
13 1 (1.28%) ISEB
13 1 (1.28%) PMP
13 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (21.79%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (6.41%) SLA
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) Snort
3 1 (1.28%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Nessus
2 10 (12.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) Qualys
3 12 (15.38%) McAfee
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco
5 6 (7.69%) HP
5 6 (7.69%) Tripwire
6 5 (6.41%) Symantec
6 5 (6.41%) ArcSight
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle
8 3 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (3.85%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.56%) Sun
9 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.28%) Juniper
10 1 (1.28%) Nokia
10 1 (1.28%) Websense
10 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.28%) F5
10 1 (1.28%) Splunk