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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 572 559 577
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 76 68 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 23
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £320 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £46.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 30 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 26 May 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 75 £400 -5.88% 21
London -7 36 £413 -5.17% 16
South East -11 9 £400 -5.88% 1
North West -19 8 £338 -38.63% 1
East of England +17 7 £500 +11.11%
Manchester -8 6 £300 - 1
West Midlands -4 5 £350 -
South West -5 5 £385 -
Bedfordshire +5 4 £413 -8.33%
Leeds - 4 £400 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 2
City of London +34 3 £413 -19.51% 2
Luton +2 3 £413 -8.33%
Bristol - 3 £375 -
Coventry - 3 £350 -
Essex - 3 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Surrey -5 2 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £488 -
East Midlands +9 1 £475 +58.33%
Birmingham -1 1 £350 -
Scotland -21 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £120 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £485 -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 168 (97.67%) Information Security
2 81 (47.09%) CISSP
3 60 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (25.00%) CISM
5 37 (21.51%) Risk Management
6 36 (20.93%) PCI DSS
7 31 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (17.44%) Security Management
8 30 (17.44%) Legal
9 29 (16.86%) Penetration Testing
10 28 (16.28%) Security Operations
11 22 (12.79%) Cyberthreat
11 22 (12.79%) Finance
12 20 (11.63%) COBIT
13 18 (10.47%) Data Protection
14 17 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
14 17 (9.88%) Management Information System
15 16 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (9.30%) Information Assurance
16 15 (8.72%) Windows
17 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
18 13 (7.56%) SIEM
18 13 (7.56%) Firewall
18 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (7.56%) Risk Analysis
19 12 (6.98%) Retail
19 12 (6.98%) Information Security Management
20 11 (6.40%) CISA
20 11 (6.40%) Risk Assessment
20 11 (6.40%) SC Cleared

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 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.74%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.56%) Firewall
2 8 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.16%) Internet
4 2 (1.16%) Intranet
4 2 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
General
1 30 (17.44%) Legal
2 22 (12.79%) Finance
3 12 (6.98%) Retail
4 7 (4.07%) Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.79%) Cyberthreat
3 17 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.49%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.74%) FMCG
6 3 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) CESG
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Economics
8 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.58%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.72%) Windows
2 5 (2.91%) Unix
3 4 (2.33%) Linux
4 2 (1.16%) VMS
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (97.67%) Information Security
2 37 (21.51%) Risk Management
3 30 (17.44%) Security Management
4 29 (16.86%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (16.28%) Security Operations
6 18 (10.47%) Data Protection
7 17 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (9.30%) Information Assurance
9 13 (7.56%) Risk Analysis
9 13 (7.56%) SIEM
9 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.98%) Information Security Management
11 11 (6.40%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (6.40%) Security Architecture
12 10 (5.81%) Incident Management
13 9 (5.23%) E-Discovery
14 8 (4.65%) Case Management
15 7 (4.07%) Business Continuity
15 7 (4.07%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (2.33%) Python
2 3 (1.74%) C#
2 3 (1.74%) VB
3 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (47.09%) CISSP
2 43 (25.00%) CISM
3 14 (8.14%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.40%) CISA
4 11 (6.40%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.65%) CEH
6 7 (4.07%) Degree
7 5 (2.91%) GCIH
8 4 (2.33%) GCIA
8 4 (2.33%) SANS
9 3 (1.74%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.74%) GIAC
10 1 (0.58%) CLAS
10 1 (0.58%) CRISC
10 1 (0.58%) EC-Council LPT
10 1 (0.58%) ECSA
10 1 (0.58%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.58%) OSCP
10 1 (0.58%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (20.93%) PCI DSS
3 20 (11.63%) COBIT
4 4 (2.33%) ISO27005
4 4 (2.33%) RMADS
4 4 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.74%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) EnCase
2 3 (1.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.16%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) Nessus
4 1 (0.58%) Nmap
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (4.07%) Qualys
2 5 (2.91%) Cisco
2 5 (2.91%) Forcepoint
3 4 (2.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (2.33%) VMware
4 3 (1.74%) ArcSight
4 3 (1.74%) Splunk
5 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.16%) Cognos
5 2 (1.16%) F5
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.58%) Acunetix
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.58%) Lumension
6 1 (0.58%) NetWitness
6 1 (0.58%) Progress
6 1 (0.58%) Proofpoint
6 1 (0.58%) Sourcefire
West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £445 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £530 - £540 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 20 days ago