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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 113 143 130
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.29% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 14
Median daily rate £325 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £331 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.18 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-50.22% +13.18%
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
2647 3155 3223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.50% 95.12% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1991 2081
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 229 181
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +10 12 £350 -3.44% 1
Bristol +5 6 £325 -40.90% 3
Somerset - 4 £390 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 - 1
Dorset - 1 £363 - 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 27 (48.21%) SIEM
2 24 (42.86%) Information Security
3 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (41.07%) PCI DSS
4 20 (35.71%) Finance
4 20 (35.71%) CISSP
5 18 (32.14%) Firewall
6 16 (28.57%) Cisco
6 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 14 (25.00%) Windows
8 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
8 13 (23.21%) Data Loss Prevention
9 12 (21.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 12 (21.43%) QRadar
9 12 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (21.43%) Forcepoint
9 12 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
9 12 (21.43%) ArcSight
10 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) IBM
10 11 (19.64%) Security Operations
10 11 (19.64%) RSA Archer
11 10 (17.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (17.86%) DDoS Mitigation
11 10 (17.86%) Project Management
11 10 (17.86%) Content Management
11 10 (17.86%) VMware
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) Firewall
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (10.71%) Network Security
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
General
1 20 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
3 10 (17.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.79%) CESG
5 1 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) SIEM
2 24 (42.86%) Information Security
3 13 (23.21%) Data Loss Prevention
4 11 (19.64%) Security Architecture
4 11 (19.64%) Security Operations
5 10 (17.86%) Content Management
5 10 (17.86%) DDoS Mitigation
5 10 (17.86%) Project Management
6 9 (16.07%) ITIL
6 9 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (12.50%) Compliance Management
8 7 (12.50%) Threat Management
8 7 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.93%) Security Management
10 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.93%) Service Management
11 4 (7.14%) Information Security Management
11 4 (7.14%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Java
1 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) CISSP
2 7 (12.50%) CISA
3 5 (8.93%) CISM
4 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) GCIA
6 1 (1.79%) GSEC
6 1 (1.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (41.07%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) ACF2
2 2 (3.57%) Snort
3 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 12 (21.43%) QRadar
2 11 (19.64%) RSA Archer
3 4 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.36%) Endace
5 2 (3.57%) zSecure
6 1 (1.79%) Nessus
6 1 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.79%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco
2 12 (21.43%) ArcSight
2 12 (21.43%) Forcepoint
3 11 (19.64%) IBM
4 10 (17.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
5 5 (8.93%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) F5
7 3 (5.36%) Nokia
7 3 (5.36%) Splunk
8 2 (3.57%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.57%) SAP
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix
9 1 (1.79%) Intel
9 1 (1.79%) ScanSafe
Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago