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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 116 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 17 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.61% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
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£388 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -
Security Analyst
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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
2798 2771 1947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.80% 92.49% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1789 1173
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 143
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Bristol -3 6 £398 +13.64% 1
Wiltshire +6 5 £388 +2.10% 1
Devon -6 1 £225 -
Dorset - 1 - - 4
Gloucestershire - 1 £275 - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (36.00%) Firewall
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) CISM
5 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) SIEM
6 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) PKI
6 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) ISEB
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (12.00%) Websense

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.00%) LDAP
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) AS400
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security
2 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) Content Management
4 2 (8.00%) Web Design
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) CISM
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) CISA
4 2 (8.00%) CEH
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.00%) ISACA
5 1 (4.00%) GPEN
5 1 (4.00%) CHFI
5 1 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) GCIA
5 1 (4.00%) GSEC
5 1 (4.00%) GCIH
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
5 1 (4.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Websense
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.00%) AlgoSec
3 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft