The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 541 557 560
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 72 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.038% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.041% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 12 20
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£425 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £328 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Information Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK.

Information Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
England +24 71 £425 -15.00% 18
London +38 54 £425 -17.07% 8
City of London +33 22 £475 -9.52% 5
South East -10 11 £375 +11.11% 6
Berkshire +16 6 £400 - 2
East of England -13 6 £375 - 2
Suffolk - 3 £375 -
Ipswich - 3 £375 -
Redhill - 2 £345 - 1
Surrey - 2 £345 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
South Wales - 1 £263 -
Wales - 1 £263 -
Cardiff - 1 £263 -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Skipton - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 114 (100.00%) Information Security
2 71 (62.28%) CISSP
3 37 (32.46%) CISM
3 37 (32.46%) Finance
4 34 (29.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (28.95%) Risk Management
5 33 (28.95%) Firewall
6 30 (26.32%) GIAC
7 26 (22.81%) ITIL
8 24 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 24 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (20.18%) Network Security
9 23 (20.18%) Data Protection
10 22 (19.30%) Legal
11 19 (16.67%) CISA
12 18 (15.79%) Security Management
12 18 (15.79%) Windows
13 17 (14.91%) Information Assurance
14 16 (14.04%) Change Control
14 16 (14.04%) Cyber Security
14 16 (14.04%) Law
15 15 (13.16%) Banking
16 14 (12.28%) Ethical Hacking
16 14 (12.28%) CEH
16 14 (12.28%) Information Security Management
16 14 (12.28%) UNIX
16 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
17 13 (11.40%) ISMS
17 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
17 13 (11.40%) Incident Management

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.77%) IIS
2 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (10.53%) assyst
2 2 (1.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.95%) Firewall
2 24 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 23 (20.18%) Network Security
4 12 (10.53%) Intranet
4 12 (10.53%) Internet
5 9 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.75%) Extranet
7 1 (0.88%) DNS
7 1 (0.88%) DHCP
7 1 (0.88%) Wireless
General
1 37 (32.46%) Finance
2 22 (19.30%) Legal
3 16 (14.04%) Law
4 15 (13.16%) Banking
5 10 (8.77%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.26%) Retail
7 5 (4.39%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.75%) International Banking
9 2 (1.75%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.88%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.88%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.88%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.75%) Informatics
4 2 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.75%) Equities
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) SCADA
5 1 (0.88%) RMADS
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 14 (12.28%) UNIX
3 10 (8.77%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) HPUX
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (100.00%) Information Security
2 33 (28.95%) Risk Management
3 26 (22.81%) ITIL
4 24 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (20.18%) Data Protection
6 18 (15.79%) Security Management
7 17 (14.91%) Information Assurance
8 16 (14.04%) Change Control
8 16 (14.04%) Cyber Security
9 14 (12.28%) Information Security Management
9 14 (12.28%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (11.40%) Incident Management
10 13 (11.40%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (11.40%) ISMS
11 12 (10.53%) Project Management
12 9 (7.89%) E-Discovery
13 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.14%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (6.14%) Network Design
14 6 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.02%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 71 (62.28%) CISSP
2 37 (32.46%) CISM
3 30 (26.32%) GIAC
4 19 (16.67%) CISA
5 14 (12.28%) CEH
6 12 (10.53%) Degree
6 12 (10.53%) MCSE
6 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (10.53%) CRISC
7 10 (8.77%) GCIA
8 9 (7.89%) CNA
8 9 (7.89%) Novell Certification
8 9 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.75%) CISMP
9 2 (1.75%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) ACCA
10 1 (0.88%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (29.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.75%) COBIT
4 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Qualys
3 11 (9.65%) ArcSight
4 10 (8.77%) HP
5 9 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 9 (7.89%) Symantec
6 8 (7.02%) Sun
7 5 (4.39%) Oracle
8 4 (3.51%) McAfee
9 3 (2.63%) Websense
9 3 (2.63%) IBM
10 2 (1.75%) Cisco
10 2 (1.75%) VMware
10 2 (1.75%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.75%) Reuters
10 2 (1.75%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.88%) Opsware
11 1 (0.88%) SAP
11 1 (0.88%) CA
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