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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 171 207 226
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 82 48 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.52% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.55% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 8
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £298 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £470 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.91 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -
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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 22 £425 +34.92% 3
Buckinghamshire +30 19 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire +15 15 £450 +20.00% 4
Surrey -18 14 £400 +8.10% 3
West Sussex +4 3 £585 +101.72%
Oxfordshire +1 3 £400 - 1
Middlesex -2 2 £425 -15.00%
Sussex - 2 £313 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (41.50%) Information Security
2 39 (26.53%) Finance
3 38 (25.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (25.17%) Firewall
5 34 (23.13%) PCI DSS
6 29 (19.73%) Windows
7 28 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 28 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
8 27 (18.37%) CISSP
9 26 (17.69%) Incident Management
10 23 (15.65%) SIEM
11 22 (14.97%) Cisco
11 22 (14.97%) WAN
12 21 (14.29%) LAN
13 19 (12.93%) Security Operations
14 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (12.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
15 16 (10.88%) CheckPoint
15 16 (10.88%) Security Operations Centre
16 15 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
16 15 (10.20%) IBM
17 14 (9.52%) Juniper
17 14 (9.52%) Linux
17 14 (9.52%) Palo Alto
18 13 (8.84%) Kalman Filter
18 13 (8.84%) ITIL
18 13 (8.84%) SSL
18 13 (8.84%) Vulnerability Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.36%) IIS
2 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.68%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.17%) Firewall
2 22 (14.97%) WAN
3 21 (14.29%) LAN
4 18 (12.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (12.24%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.84%) SSL
6 12 (8.16%) Network Security
7 11 (7.48%) Internet
8 10 (6.80%) IPsec
8 10 (6.80%) VPN
9 5 (3.40%) Wireless
10 3 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.04%) SAN
11 2 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.36%) LDAP
12 1 (0.68%) MRTG
12 1 (0.68%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.68%) VLAN
12 1 (0.68%) VSAT
12 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) JIRA
2 3 (2.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.68%) LSMW
General
1 39 (26.53%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.80%) Banking
4 6 (4.08%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) SOAP
1 5 (3.40%) Web Services
2 3 (2.04%) XML
2 3 (2.04%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.36%) REST
3 2 (1.36%) SAML
4 1 (0.68%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (6.12%) SecurID
5 6 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.08%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.40%) Statistics
7 4 (2.72%) Blockchain
7 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.04%) AS400
8 3 (2.04%) Bitcoin
8 3 (2.04%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.36%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.73%) Windows
2 14 (9.52%) Linux
3 8 (5.44%) Unix
4 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.72%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.50%) Information Security
2 28 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (17.69%) Incident Management
4 23 (15.65%) SIEM
5 19 (12.93%) Security Operations
6 18 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (8.84%) ITIL
8 13 (8.84%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (8.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.48%) Security Management
10 11 (7.48%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (6.12%) ITSM
12 9 (6.12%) Migration
12 9 (6.12%) Security Patching
12 9 (6.12%) Service Management
13 8 (5.44%) Data Security
13 8 (5.44%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.44%) VB
2 5 (3.40%) Python
2 5 (3.40%) SQL
3 4 (2.72%) C
4 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.36%) C#
5 2 (1.36%) C++
5 2 (1.36%) Java
5 2 (1.36%) Perl
5 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.68%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 27 (18.37%) CISSP
2 9 (6.12%) CEH
2 9 (6.12%) CISM
3 8 (5.44%) Degree
4 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.72%) GCIA
6 4 (2.72%) GCIH
6 4 (2.72%) GIAC
7 3 (2.04%) CCSP
7 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.36%) CISA
8 2 (1.36%) CISMP
8 2 (1.36%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.36%) OSCP
9 1 (0.68%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.68%) CRISC
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (23.13%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (2.72%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.72%) RMADS
5 4 (2.72%) SLA
6 3 (2.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.36%) QA
8 1 (0.68%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) NDS
2 2 (1.36%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (2.72%) Nessus
2 4 (2.72%) Nmap
3 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.36%) OpenVAS
4 2 (1.36%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) Cisco
2 16 (10.88%) CheckPoint
3 15 (10.20%) IBM
4 14 (9.52%) Juniper
4 14 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 13 (8.84%) Blue Coat
5 13 (8.84%) Splunk
6 12 (8.16%) HP
7 11 (7.48%) ArcSight
7 11 (7.48%) Oracle
8 9 (6.12%) McAfee
9 8 (5.44%) AppSense
9 8 (5.44%) Tripwire
10 7 (4.76%) Novell
10 7 (4.76%) Symantec
11 5 (3.40%) LogRhythm
11 5 (3.40%) NetIQ
11 5 (3.40%) Q1 Labs
12 3 (2.04%) Qualys
12 3 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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