The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 199 188 217
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 41 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.55% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.59% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 15
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£425 £363 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +51.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -17.43%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8210 7777 9000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.97% 92.63% 91.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4458 3995 4079
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 560 642
Average hourly rate £16.48 £17.03 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Security Analyst
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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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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
West Sussex - 10 £320 -
Surrey -2 7 £450 - 1
Hampshire -19 7 £425 +22.30% 9
Oxfordshire +2 5 £500 +257.14%
Berkshire -7 4 £438 -12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 - - 2
Kent -1 3 £444 +196.00% 1
Security Analyst
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Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 27 (39.71%) Information Security
2 24 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (35.29%) Windows
3 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.88%) CISSP
3 21 (30.88%) Firewall
4 19 (27.94%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (23.53%) ITIL
6 15 (22.06%) MS Visio
6 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
6 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
7 14 (20.59%) Incident Management
7 14 (20.59%) Qualys
7 14 (20.59%) Finance
7 14 (20.59%) Linux
8 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
9 12 (17.65%) MCSE
9 12 (17.65%) MCP
9 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (17.65%) MS Office
9 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
10 11 (16.18%) Nessus
10 11 (16.18%) CEH
10 11 (16.18%) McAfee
11 10 (14.71%) SAN
11 10 (14.71%) CCNA
11 10 (14.71%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (14.71%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Visio
2 12 (17.65%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) Firewall
2 15 (22.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.71%) SAN
3 10 (14.71%) Wireless
4 5 (7.35%) Network Security
4 5 (7.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.41%) DNS
6 1 (1.47%) LDAP
6 1 (1.47%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Military
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
1 6 (8.82%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 14 (20.59%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Information Security
2 24 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (27.94%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (23.53%) ITIL
5 14 (20.59%) Incident Management
6 10 (14.71%) SIEM
7 7 (10.29%) Security Management
8 6 (8.82%) Data Security
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) Cyber Security
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.94%) Business Analysis
12 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.94%) Security Architecture
13 1 (1.47%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (4.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) CISSP
2 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) MCSE
3 12 (17.65%) MCP
3 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 11 (16.18%) CEH
5 10 (14.71%) CCNA
6 7 (10.29%) CISM
7 5 (7.35%) CISA
8 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.88%) CRISC
9 2 (2.94%) CCSA
9 2 (2.94%) CCNP
10 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.47%) PMP
10 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.47%) ISEB
10 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.88%) COBIT
3 4 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Snort
3 1 (1.47%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Nessus
2 10 (14.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Qualys
3 11 (16.18%) McAfee
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.41%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.94%) Tripwire
6 2 (2.94%) Symantec
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk
7 1 (1.47%) Juniper
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Nokia
7 1 (1.47%) Websense