The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 570 532 560
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 18 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.054% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 19
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -41 17 £381 -4.68% 25
London -40 9 £375 -16.66% 14
South East -20 3 £438 +20.68% 3
City of London -17 2 £431 -21.59% 3
South West - 2 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -8 1 £338 -
Reading -11 1 - -
Berkshire -14 1 - -
Scotland -16 1 £415 -
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 3
Kent - 1 £438 -
Glasgow - 1 £415 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Romsey - - - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (58.62%) CISSP
3 15 (51.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) CISM
6 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
8 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) Security Management
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (13.79%) CISA
9 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
10 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Network Security
10 3 (10.34%) ISMS
10 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
10 3 (10.34%) McAfee
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 3 (10.34%) Windows
10 3 (10.34%) Banking
10 3 (10.34%) CEH
10 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
11 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Legal
11 2 (6.90%) Degree
11 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (6.90%) Logistics
11 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) FTP
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (13.79%) Security Management
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) ISMS
4 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) CISM
3 4 (13.79%) CISA
4 3 (10.34%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CRISC
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SSCP
6 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (51.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) BS7799
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) LogLogic
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Websense
4 1 (3.45%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.45%) Qualys
4 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
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