The table below looks at the statistics for the Cyber Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 602 590 555
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.004% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
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£449 £410 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £410 £500
% change year-on-year
+28.04% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Cyber Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cyber Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security Analyst within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Cyber Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England -22 11 £449 +9.45% 6
South East -9 5 £525 +28.04%
London -10 3 £448 - 2
Reading - 2 £413 -
Berkshire - 2 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £750 -
City of London - 2 £385 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £525 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £750 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £525 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber 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 Cyber Security Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) Information Security
4 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) SIEM
6 6 (31.58%) Qualys
6 6 (31.58%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) CEH
8 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (21.05%) Websense
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
9 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (15.79%) Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) Taxonomies
9 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
9 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.79%) Data Mining

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Cyber 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 Cyber Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) IntruShield
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) Data Mining
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Taxonomies
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.26%) Economics
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security
3 7 (36.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (31.58%) Digital Forensics
4 6 (31.58%) SIEM
4 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (21.05%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
6 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) CEH
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) GCIA
4 1 (5.26%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
1 2 (10.53%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Qualys
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Websense
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Altiris
3 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) NetIQ
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.53%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
3 2 (10.53%) Rapid7
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire