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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 204 190 200
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 57 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.80% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.84% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 37
Median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £259 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £45.09 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +27.90%
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
8527 8821 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.97% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5088 5044 4690
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 418 443
Median hourly rate £19.44 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.78% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
West Sussex +1 14 £425 - 3
Surrey 0 12 £405 -9.10% 2
Berkshire -24 12 £388 +31.35% 6
Hampshire +11 11 £405 -4.70% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £394 +9.75%
Oxfordshire +13 3 - - 3
Kent +6 2 £425 +25.92%
Middlesex -6 2 £398 +27.20%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 46 (35.11%) Information Security
2 42 (32.06%) Firewall
3 40 (30.53%) CISSP
4 35 (26.72%) Windows
5 31 (23.66%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (22.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (20.61%) Active Directory
8 25 (19.08%) Finance
9 24 (18.32%) TCP/IP
10 23 (17.56%) Cisco
10 23 (17.56%) WAN
10 23 (17.56%) PCI DSS
11 22 (16.79%) LAN
11 22 (16.79%) Blue Coat
12 20 (15.27%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (14.50%) ITIL
13 19 (14.50%) CheckPoint
14 18 (13.74%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (12.98%) Palo Alto
15 17 (12.98%) Juniper
15 17 (12.98%) VPN
15 17 (12.98%) SSL
15 17 (12.98%) Linux
16 16 (12.21%) Internet
16 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
16 16 (12.21%) RSA SecurID
17 14 (10.69%) Network Security
17 14 (10.69%) SIEM
17 14 (10.69%) Intel Security
17 14 (10.69%) Management Information System

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 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.05%) SAP GRC
3 3 (2.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.29%) Mimecast
1 3 (2.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.06%) Firewall
2 24 (18.32%) TCP/IP
3 23 (17.56%) WAN
4 22 (16.79%) LAN
5 18 (13.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (12.98%) SSL
6 17 (12.98%) VPN
7 16 (12.21%) Internet
8 14 (10.69%) Network Security
9 11 (8.40%) IPsec
10 5 (3.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.53%) Intranet
11 2 (1.53%) SAN
12 1 (0.76%) CTI
12 1 (0.76%) DHCP
12 1 (0.76%) DNS
12 1 (0.76%) FTP
12 1 (0.76%) MPLS
12 1 (0.76%) PBX
12 1 (0.76%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) LSMW
General
1 25 (19.08%) Finance
2 10 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.29%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Legal
3 3 (2.29%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) .NET
1 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.29%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) RSA SecurID
2 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.92%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (8.40%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.58%) PKI
6 4 (3.05%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.29%) AS400
7 3 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.53%) CESG
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.72%) Windows
2 17 (12.98%) Linux
3 10 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.58%) Solaris
5 5 (3.82%) Unix
5 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.05%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) Information Security
2 31 (23.66%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (15.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 19 (14.50%) ITIL
5 16 (12.21%) Incident Management
6 14 (10.69%) SIEM
7 13 (9.92%) Security Management
7 13 (9.92%) Security Operations
8 12 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (9.16%) Test Scripting
9 11 (8.40%) ITSM
9 11 (8.40%) Service Management
10 10 (7.63%) Change Control
10 10 (7.63%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (7.63%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (6.87%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (5.34%) ISMS
12 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.58%) Business Continuity
13 6 (4.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.11%) Python
3 6 (4.58%) C#
3 6 (4.58%) VB
4 4 (3.05%) Java
5 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.29%) VBScript
6 2 (1.53%) C
6 2 (1.53%) C++
6 2 (1.53%) SQL
7 1 (0.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) CISSP
2 12 (9.16%) CEH
3 11 (8.40%) Degree
4 10 (7.63%) GCIA
4 10 (7.63%) GCIH
4 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.87%) CISM
6 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.11%) GIAC
7 7 (5.34%) CISA
7 7 (5.34%) SANS
7 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.82%) ISEB
8 5 (3.82%) SSCP
9 4 (3.05%) CCSP
9 4 (3.05%) CRISC
10 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (2.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (17.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.05%) SLA
5 3 (2.29%) COBIT
5 3 (2.29%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.76%) GxP
6 1 (0.76%) ISO27005
System Software
1 27 (20.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.34%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.05%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.05%) Nmap
2 4 (3.05%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (3.05%) SCCM
3 3 (2.29%) Nessus
3 3 (2.29%) WSUS
4 2 (1.53%) OpenVAS
4 2 (1.53%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.76%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.76%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Cisco
2 22 (16.79%) Blue Coat
3 19 (14.50%) CheckPoint
4 17 (12.98%) Juniper
4 17 (12.98%) Palo Alto
5 14 (10.69%) Intel Security
6 13 (9.92%) Qualys
7 12 (9.16%) Splunk
8 11 (8.40%) IBM
9 10 (7.63%) Oracle
10 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
11 6 (4.58%) HP
12 5 (3.82%) AppSense
12 5 (3.82%) Sun
12 5 (3.82%) Symantec
13 4 (3.05%) ArcSight
13 4 (3.05%) LogRhythm
13 4 (3.05%) NetWitness
13 4 (3.05%) SAP
13 4 (3.05%) Tripwire
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £13,000 to £25,070 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago