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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 213 200 205
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 29 73 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.81% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 33
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
7228 9049 9230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.61% 94.91% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4209 5243 5063
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 507
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.64 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +10.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Hampshire +31 13 £325 -27.77% 2
West Sussex +5 4 £400 -3.15%
Surrey +2 4 £430 +5.13%
Berkshire 0 3 £283 -40.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £475 +40.74% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Middlesex +1 1 £545 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 44 (57.89%) Information Security
2 28 (36.84%) CISSP
3 27 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (31.58%) Firewall
5 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
6 16 (21.05%) SIEM
6 16 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (19.74%) PCI DSS
7 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
8 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
8 13 (17.11%) Windows
9 12 (15.79%) ITIL
9 12 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (14.47%) Finance
10 11 (14.47%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
11 10 (13.16%) CISM
11 10 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (13.16%) Security Operations
12 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.84%) Python
12 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
12 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
12 9 (11.84%) Blue Coat
13 8 (10.53%) GCIA

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 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP GRC
1 3 (3.95%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) Firewall
2 11 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) Network Security
5 5 (6.58%) SSL
5 5 (6.58%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) Internet
6 4 (5.26%) IPsec
7 2 (2.63%) Wireless
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.32%) LDAP
8 1 (1.32%) SNA
8 1 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (1.32%) Redis
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.32%) J2EE
1 1 (1.32%) OAuth
1 1 (1.32%) OpenID
1 1 (1.32%) REST
1 1 (1.32%) RESTful
1 1 (1.32%) SAML
1 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.32%) CESG
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) AIX
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Information Security
2 27 (35.53%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (21.05%) SIEM
4 13 (17.11%) Risk Management
4 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 12 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
5 12 (15.79%) ITIL
5 12 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (14.47%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (14.47%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (13.16%) Security Operations
8 8 (10.53%) Security Management
8 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
9 7 (9.21%) Service Management
10 5 (6.58%) Change Control
10 5 (6.58%) Change Management
10 5 (6.58%) ISMS
10 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) Python
2 8 (10.53%) C#
2 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (1.32%) C++
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (36.84%) CISSP
2 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
3 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.16%) CISM
5 8 (10.53%) CEH
5 8 (10.53%) GCIA
5 8 (10.53%) GCIH
5 8 (10.53%) GIAC
6 5 (6.58%) CISA
7 3 (3.95%) CRISC
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.95%) SANS
8 2 (2.63%) Degree
8 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.63%) PMP
9 1 (1.32%) CCSA
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.32%) ISEB
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (19.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (1.32%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.32%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.26%) Nessus
3 3 (3.95%) QRadar
4 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.32%) Kibana
5 1 (1.32%) logstash
5 1 (1.32%) OpenAM
5 1 (1.32%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.32%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) Blue Coat
2 7 (9.21%) Intel Security
2 7 (9.21%) LogRhythm
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Splunk
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco
3 6 (7.89%) Juniper
4 5 (6.58%) CheckPoint
4 5 (6.58%) Palo Alto
5 4 (5.26%) Qualys
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
6 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.95%) Tripwire
7 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) VMware
8 1 (1.32%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) Brocade
8 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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