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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 194 205 187
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 71 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 22
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£386 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.11% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £276 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.07 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.52% +55.55%
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
8817 8439 7857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.30% 91.98% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5214 4587 4048
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
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 412 410 548
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Berkshire +25 23 £275 -37.14% 7
Hampshire +10 16 £500 +17.64% 4
Surrey +2 11 £473 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £359 -
West Sussex -17 6 £443 +38.28% 2
Kent -7 3 £381 -14.13%
Middlesex +2 2 £250 -41.17%
Oxfordshire -22 1 £750 +50.00%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (44.53%) Information Security
2 37 (28.91%) Finance
3 34 (26.56%) CISSP
4 30 (23.44%) Security Management
5 25 (19.53%) Firewall
6 20 (15.63%) Management Information System
6 20 (15.63%) Windows
6 20 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (15.63%) SIEM
7 19 (14.84%) CheckPoint
8 18 (14.06%) Linux
8 18 (14.06%) ITIL
9 17 (13.28%) SQL
9 17 (13.28%) Cisco
9 17 (13.28%) Network Security
9 17 (13.28%) PCI DSS
10 16 (12.50%) Juniper
10 16 (12.50%) Project Management
10 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 16 (12.50%) LAN
10 16 (12.50%) WAN
10 16 (12.50%) Blue Coat
11 15 (11.72%) MS Office
11 15 (11.72%) Data Protection
12 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
12 14 (10.94%) VB
12 14 (10.94%) SSL
13 13 (10.16%) Banking
13 13 (10.16%) LDAP
13 13 (10.16%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.34%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.72%) MS Office
3 7 (5.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) MS Project
5 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.53%) Firewall
2 17 (13.28%) Network Security
3 16 (12.50%) LAN
3 16 (12.50%) WAN
4 14 (10.94%) SSL
5 13 (10.16%) LDAP
6 12 (9.38%) IPsec
6 12 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.47%) VPN
9 6 (4.69%) Internet
10 1 (0.78%) DMZ
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) DB2
1 13 (10.16%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 37 (28.91%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Banking
3 10 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.34%) Billing
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) .NET
2 11 (8.59%) SOAP
2 11 (8.59%) HTML
2 11 (8.59%) XML
3 2 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) SecurID
4 6 (4.69%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.69%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.69%) AS400
5 4 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.34%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.56%) iSeries
7 2 (1.56%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) CMDB
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) e-Health
8 1 (0.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Linux
3 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.13%) UNIX
5 2 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.53%) Information Security
2 30 (23.44%) Security Management
3 20 (15.63%) SIEM
4 18 (14.06%) ITIL
5 16 (12.50%) Project Management
6 15 (11.72%) Data Protection
7 13 (10.16%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (10.16%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (9.38%) Cyber Security
8 12 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.59%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.25%) Service Management
11 7 (5.47%) Information Security Management
11 7 (5.47%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (5.47%) ISMS
11 7 (5.47%) Time Management
12 6 (4.69%) Security Architecture
12 6 (4.69%) Content Management
12 6 (4.69%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) SQL
2 14 (10.94%) VB
3 13 (10.16%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.13%) C
5 3 (2.34%) Perl
5 3 (2.34%) VBScript
5 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (26.56%) CISSP
2 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 11 (8.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.59%) CISM
4 7 (5.47%) ACSA
5 5 (3.91%) CISA
5 5 (3.91%) Degree
6 3 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.34%) CCSE
6 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.56%) MCSA
7 2 (1.56%) CCSP
7 2 (1.56%) CCSA
7 2 (1.56%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.78%) CEH
8 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (13.28%) PCI DSS
3 12 (9.38%) SLA
4 5 (3.91%) COBIT
5 3 (2.34%) COSO
6 2 (1.56%) QA
6 2 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.56%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Control-M
3 1 (0.78%) Nessus
3 1 (0.78%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) CheckPoint
2 17 (13.28%) Cisco
3 16 (12.50%) Juniper
3 16 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 11 (8.59%) McAfee
5 10 (7.81%) ArcSight
6 8 (6.25%) VMware
7 7 (5.47%) HP
8 6 (4.69%) IBM
8 6 (4.69%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.13%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (2.34%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.34%) SAP
11 2 (1.56%) Sun
11 2 (1.56%) Websense
12 1 (0.78%) Sophos
12 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.78%) TippingPoint
12 1 (0.78%) F5
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