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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 136 143 140
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.032% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.034% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £393 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +12.58%
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%
Information 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 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
2835 2983 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.95% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1817 1845 1821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 172 185
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.35% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (50.00%) VMware