The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Information Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 582 566 568
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 48 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 67 50
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £369 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England -6 46 £413 -2.94% 15
London -24 20 £465 +10.05% 7
South West - 14 £385 - 1
City of London +8 11 £488 -4.87% 4
South East +25 6 £430 +1.17% 1
Dorset - 6 £363 -
Wiltshire - 6 £413 - 1
Poole - 5 £363 -
Swindon - 5 £413 - 1
West Midlands -19 3 £350 -25.53%
Hampshire +24 2 £314 -30.27%
Surrey +19 2 £453 +13.12%
Scotland +15 2 £478 +0.52% 1
Glasgow +4 2 £478 -
Warwickshire - 2 £350 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £500 +23.45% 1
West Sussex +9 1 £450 +5.88%
North West +5 1 £450 - 1
East of England +1 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £500 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £430 -
Marlborough - 1 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Information 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 featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) Information Security
2 51 (47.66%) CISSP
3 40 (37.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (25.23%) Finance
5 26 (24.30%) SIEM
6 24 (22.43%) CISA
7 22 (20.56%) Security Management
7 22 (20.56%) Risk Management
8 21 (19.63%) CISM
9 20 (18.69%) Firewall
10 17 (15.89%) Management Information System
10 17 (15.89%) ISMS
11 16 (14.95%) PCI DSS
11 16 (14.95%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (14.95%) Incident Management
11 16 (14.95%) Information Security Management
12 15 (14.02%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (13.08%) Security Operations
14 13 (12.15%) ITIL
15 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
15 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
15 12 (11.21%) Network Security
16 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
18 9 (8.41%) Vulnerability Management
18 9 (8.41%) CRISC
18 9 (8.41%) COBIT
18 9 (8.41%) Risk Assessment
18 9 (8.41%) Retail
18 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.80%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) Firewall
2 12 (11.21%) Network Security
3 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (2.80%) LAN
5 3 (2.80%) VPN
5 3 (2.80%) WAN
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.87%) SSL
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) DHCP
7 1 (0.93%) DMZ
7 1 (0.93%) DNS
7 1 (0.93%) IPv6
7 1 (0.93%) MRTG
7 1 (0.93%) OSPF
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
General
1 27 (25.23%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Retail
3 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Legal
5 5 (4.67%) Banking
6 4 (3.74%) Local Government
7 2 (1.87%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (5.61%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.80%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.87%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Economics
8 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.74%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (24.30%) SIEM
3 22 (20.56%) Risk Management
3 22 (20.56%) Security Management
4 17 (15.89%) ISMS
5 16 (14.95%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (14.95%) Incident Management
5 16 (14.95%) Information Security Management
6 15 (14.02%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (13.08%) Security Operations
8 13 (12.15%) ITIL
9 12 (11.21%) Business Analysis
9 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
10 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.41%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (6.54%) IT Audit
11 7 (6.54%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.87%) Python
2 1 (0.93%) C#
2 1 (0.93%) C++
2 1 (0.93%) Perl
2 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (47.66%) CISSP
2 24 (22.43%) CISA
3 21 (19.63%) CISM
4 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.41%) CRISC
6 6 (5.61%) Degree
7 5 (4.67%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (4.67%) CLAS
8 4 (3.74%) IIBA
8 4 (3.74%) ISEB
8 4 (3.74%) SANS
8 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.80%) CEH
10 2 (1.87%) CCSP
10 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.87%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.87%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.93%) GIAC
11 1 (0.93%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.41%) COBIT
4 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.93%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) BitLocker
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.87%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Nessus
2 1 (0.93%) QRadar
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Cisco
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.61%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.61%) Qualys
4 5 (4.67%) Juniper
4 5 (4.67%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.74%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.74%) VMware
6 3 (2.80%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.87%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.87%) Citrix
7 2 (1.87%) Forcepoint
7 2 (1.87%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.87%) NetWitness
7 2 (1.87%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Sophos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago