The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 132 141 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.067% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.072% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2771 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.49% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1789 1173
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
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 174 196 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the South West region.

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) SSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) CHFI
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) ISACA
3 1 (33.33%) GPEN
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) CHFI
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISACA
2 1 (33.33%) GPEN
2 1 (33.33%) GSEC
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Websense
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) F5