The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 127 138 139
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.064% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.067% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £422 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £384 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +80.00%
IT 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
2819 3002 3019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.24% 95.94% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1850 1844
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 186 175 183
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.12 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.93% +11.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT 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 IT Security Analyst across the South West region.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

IT Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

IT Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Bristol 0 1 £400 +6.66%
Wiltshire -2 1 £575 +22.60% 2
Devon - 1 £425 -
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Forcepoint
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) ISO27002
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) ISO22301
4 2 (22.22%) ISO27005
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) ISO22301
2 2 (22.22%) ISO27002
2 2 (22.22%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Forcepoint
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (11.11%) VMware