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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 116 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 31 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 9
Median daily rate £375 £468 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £402 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £534 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-37.17% +9.85%
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
2893 3055 2910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.82% 95.47% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1882 1952 1898
Median daily rate £370 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 203 175
Median hourly rate £26.75 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.17% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £49.19 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 July 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
Bristol +15 15 £375 -31.81% 4
Somerset - 10 £378 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £225 - 2
Wiltshire +1 2 £315 - 3
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (50.00%) SIEM
2 27 (46.55%) Firewall
3 23 (39.66%) PCI DSS
4 21 (36.21%) Finance
5 20 (34.48%) Cisco
6 18 (31.03%) Information Security
6 18 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 16 (27.59%) CISSP
8 14 (24.14%) Network Security
8 14 (24.14%) Security Operations
9 13 (22.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (22.41%) ArcSight
9 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
10 12 (20.69%) Forcepoint
10 12 (20.69%) Windows
10 12 (20.69%) Linux
10 12 (20.69%) Security Architecture
10 12 (20.69%) Cisco ISE
10 12 (20.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (20.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 12 (20.69%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (18.97%) QRadar
11 11 (18.97%) Project Management
12 10 (17.24%) Content Management
12 10 (17.24%) VMware
12 10 (17.24%) IBM
12 10 (17.24%) Office 365
12 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure

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 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) Network Security
3 13 (22.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (20.69%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (6.90%) Internet
5 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
3 12 (20.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) CESG
6 1 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) SIEM
2 18 (31.03%) Information Security
3 14 (24.14%) Security Operations
4 12 (20.69%) Data Loss Prevention
4 12 (20.69%) Security Architecture
5 11 (18.97%) Project Management
6 10 (17.24%) Content Management
6 10 (17.24%) DDoS Mitigation
7 9 (15.52%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 7 (12.07%) Demand Management
9 7 (12.07%) Threat Management
9 7 (12.07%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (8.62%) ITIL
10 5 (8.62%) Service Management
11 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (6.90%) Security Management
12 3 (5.17%) ISMS
12 3 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) CISSP
2 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) GCIA
4 3 (5.17%) SANS
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.72%) CISA
6 1 (1.72%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) GCIH
6 1 (1.72%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) PCI DSS
2 18 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (12.07%) SLA
4 2 (3.45%) QA
5 1 (1.72%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (1.72%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.72%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.72%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.72%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.72%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) Snort
3 2 (3.45%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (18.97%) QRadar
3 10 (17.24%) RSA Archer
4 3 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.45%) RSA enVision
5 2 (3.45%) zSecure
6 1 (1.72%) Nessus
6 1 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco
2 13 (22.41%) ArcSight
3 12 (20.69%) Forcepoint
4 10 (17.24%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (17.24%) IBM
4 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 8 (13.79%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.07%) F5
6 7 (12.07%) Nokia
7 4 (6.90%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.45%) SAP
9 1 (1.72%) Citrix
9 1 (1.72%) Intel
9 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.72%) ScanSafe
9 1 (1.72%) Splunk
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