The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 126 105 125
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £285 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -59.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £293 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +19.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 - £32.00
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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
3117 2096 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.44% 92.83% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2021 1336 1699
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 163 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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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
Wiltshire - 7 £308 -
Bristol -16 3 £275 -
Dorset - - - - 3
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (40.54%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
4 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (27.03%) CISSP
5 9 (24.32%) Information Assurance
6 8 (21.62%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
8 6 (16.22%) SAP Security
8 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
8 6 (16.22%) SAP
8 6 (16.22%) Firewall
9 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.51%) McAfee
9 5 (13.51%) Windows
9 5 (13.51%) Juniper
9 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (13.51%) SAP GRC
9 5 (13.51%) F5
9 5 (13.51%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (10.81%) IBM
10 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
10 4 (10.81%) VB
10 4 (10.81%) ISO 14001
10 4 (10.81%) Security Management
10 4 (10.81%) Summit
11 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
11 3 (8.11%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP GRC
2 4 (10.81%) Summit
3 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) AS400
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Risk Management
3 9 (24.32%) Information Assurance
4 6 (16.22%) SAP Security
4 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
5 5 (13.51%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Security Management
7 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.41%) Change Control
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) CISSP
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
3 4 (10.81%) ISO 14001
4 2 (5.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 5 (13.51%) F5
3 5 (13.51%) Juniper
3 5 (13.51%) McAfee
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) BT
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Qualys
6 2 (5.41%) LogLogic
6 2 (5.41%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos