The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 129 104 131
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
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£375 £350 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £239
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +36.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -17.43%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2832 1998 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.13% 93.32% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1851 1220 1726
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 134 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 -26 2 £488 +39.28%
Wiltshire - 1 £426 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 12 (40.00%) Information Security
2 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (33.33%) CISSP
3 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Firewall
3 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
7 5 (16.67%) McAfee
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) ISO 14001
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
8 4 (13.33%) VPN
8 4 (13.33%) PKI
8 4 (13.33%) Cryptography
8 4 (13.33%) Summit
8 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (13.33%) UAG
9 3 (10.00%) F5
9 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
1 4 (13.33%) Cryptography
2 3 (10.00%) Statistics
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) AS400
3 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 12 (40.00%) Information Security
2 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Security
7 1 (3.33%) SIEM
7 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) ISO 14001
3 4 (13.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) UAG
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) McAfee
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) F5
6 3 (10.00%) BT
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Qualys
7 2 (6.67%) AlgoSec
7 2 (6.67%) LogLogic
8 1 (3.33%) SAP
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos