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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / South West
Rank 118 126 138
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 18 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.84% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.87% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 6
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.80% +1.80%

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
2577 2878 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.02% 96.16% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1912 1943
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 167 157
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +8 10 £413 +12.24%
Bristol -9 7 £375 +7.14% 4
Dorset - 1 £363 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 35 (67.31%) Information Security
2 28 (53.85%) CISSP
3 25 (48.08%) CISA
3 25 (48.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (34.62%) ITIL
5 14 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
8 10 (19.23%) CISM
8 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 10 (19.23%) Network Security
9 9 (17.31%) BitLocker
9 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
9 9 (17.31%) Finance
10 8 (15.38%) Information Security Management
10 8 (15.38%) Security Management
10 8 (15.38%) ISMS
10 8 (15.38%) Splunk
11 7 (13.46%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
11 7 (13.46%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (13.46%) Demand Management
11 7 (13.46%) Intel Security
11 7 (13.46%) Retail
12 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
12 6 (11.54%) Use Case
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
13 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 5 (9.62%) Security Operations

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 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Network Security
2 5 (9.62%) Firewall
3 4 (7.69%) DMZ
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 4 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) Information Security
2 18 (34.62%) ITIL
3 14 (26.92%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 11 (21.15%) Business Analysis
6 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 9 (17.31%) Incident Management
8 8 (15.38%) Information Security Management
8 8 (15.38%) ISMS
8 8 (15.38%) Security Management
9 7 (13.46%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (13.46%) Demand Management
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL V3
10 6 (11.54%) Risk Management
10 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.54%) Use Case
11 5 (9.62%) Regulatory Compliance
11 5 (9.62%) Security Operations
11 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 4 (7.69%) Network Segmentation
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) CISSP
2 25 (48.08%) CISA
3 10 (19.23%) CISM
4 4 (7.69%) IIBA
4 4 (7.69%) ISEB
4 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.62%) SLA
3 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.77%) Endace
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Splunk
2 7 (13.46%) Intel Security
3 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (7.69%) F5
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Nokia
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.92%) SAP