The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 102 150 140
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 37 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 3 7
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £343 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £555 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
2655 3057 3155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.06% 95.77% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1746 2056 2037
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 156 227
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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 Security Analyst across the South West region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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 Security Analyst across the South West region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Wiltshire +18 22 £413 - 1
Dorset - 11 £370 -
Bristol +5 2 £363 -22.45% 3
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (66.67%) Information Security
2 31 (51.67%) CISSP
3 30 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (41.67%) CISA
5 20 (33.33%) ITIL
6 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (20.00%) SIEM
7 12 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
8 11 (18.33%) Data Protection
9 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 10 (16.67%) Network Security
9 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 10 (16.67%) Retail
9 10 (16.67%) CISM
10 9 (15.00%) Firewall
10 9 (15.00%) Information Security Management
10 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.00%) Security Management
10 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
10 9 (15.00%) ISMS
11 8 (13.33%) Splunk
11 8 (13.33%) BitLocker
11 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
11 8 (13.33%) Finance
11 8 (13.33%) Intel Security
11 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
12 7 (11.67%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (10.00%) Use Case
13 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (6.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Network Security
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
3 4 (6.67%) DMZ
4 3 (5.00%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.67%) Retail
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Military
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 4 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Information Security
2 20 (33.33%) ITIL
3 15 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 12 (20.00%) SIEM
5 11 (18.33%) Data Protection
6 10 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (15.00%) Information Security Management
7 9 (15.00%) ISMS
7 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.00%) Security Management
8 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
9 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.00%) Use Case
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
10 5 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) Java
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) CISSP
2 25 (41.67%) CISA
3 10 (16.67%) CISM
4 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.67%) IIBA
5 4 (6.67%) ISEB
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) GCIA
8 1 (1.67%) GSEC
8 1 (1.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.67%) COBIT
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.33%) Snort
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.00%) QRadar
3 5 (8.33%) RSA Archer
4 3 (5.00%) Endace
4 3 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.67%) Nessus
5 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.67%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Intel Security
1 8 (13.33%) Splunk
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (3.33%) Forcepoint
5 2 (3.33%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Nokia
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) ScanSafe
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