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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 576 593 561
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 60 71 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 65
Median daily rate £438 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £323 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +7 58 £425 +6.25% 13
London -11 26 £450 +12.50% 4
East of England +19 9 £456 +7.35%
City of London +12 8 £471 +4.72%
South East +3 8 £520 +22.35% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £500 -
South West +19 5 £344 - 1
Luton - 5 £500 -
Hammersmith - 5 £425 -
Yorkshire +18 4 £500 +66.66% 5
West Midlands -14 4 £363 +3.57% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £413 -
West Yorkshire +11 3 - - 4
North West +7 3 £450 -
Surrey +6 3 £520 +4.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +24 2 £413 +22.22%
Crawley +13 2 £475 +5.55%
West Sussex 0 2 £475 +5.55%
Manchester -7 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £350 -
Bristol - 2 £365 -
Milton Keynes +10 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Dorset - 1 £363 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Sheffield - 1 £500 -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Information Security
2 56 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (42.31%) CISSP
4 35 (26.92%) Finance
5 32 (24.62%) PCI DSS
6 31 (23.85%) SIEM
7 30 (23.08%) CISM
8 28 (21.54%) Risk Management
9 24 (18.46%) Firewall
10 22 (16.92%) Management Information System
10 22 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (16.15%) Security Management
12 20 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (14.62%) Security Operations
14 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (11.54%) ISMS
14 15 (11.54%) Incident Management
15 13 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (10.00%) CISA
16 12 (9.23%) Information Security Management
16 12 (9.23%) Windows
17 11 (8.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 11 (8.46%) Cyberthreat
17 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
18 10 (7.69%) Data Protection
18 10 (7.69%) CRISC
18 10 (7.69%) Network Security
18 10 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 9 (6.92%) Risk Assessment
19 9 (6.92%) Cisco

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 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.46%) Firewall
2 10 (7.69%) Network Security
3 8 (6.15%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (6.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.08%) LAN
5 4 (3.08%) WAN
6 2 (1.54%) Internet
6 2 (1.54%) Intranet
7 1 (0.77%) SAN
General
1 35 (26.92%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Legal
3 7 (5.38%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Law
4 4 (3.08%) Local Government
5 3 (2.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.46%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.85%) PKI
7 3 (2.31%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.77%) CESG
9 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.77%) Economics
9 1 (0.77%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.77%) Unix
4 1 (0.77%) VMS
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (23.85%) SIEM
3 28 (21.54%) Risk Management
4 22 (16.92%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (16.15%) Security Management
6 20 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (14.62%) Security Operations
8 15 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 15 (11.54%) ISMS
9 13 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (9.23%) Information Security Management
11 11 (8.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 10 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (6.92%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (6.92%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.38%) IT Audit
14 7 (5.38%) Remediation Plan
14 7 (5.38%) Security Architecture
14 7 (5.38%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.08%) Python
2 3 (2.31%) C#
2 3 (2.31%) VB
3 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (42.31%) CISSP
2 30 (23.08%) CISM
3 13 (10.00%) CISA
4 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.69%) CRISC
6 8 (6.15%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (5.38%) CEH
8 6 (4.62%) SANS
9 5 (3.85%) CLAS
9 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.08%) GCIH
11 3 (2.31%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.31%) Degree
11 3 (2.31%) GCIA
11 3 (2.31%) GIAC
11 3 (2.31%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.77%) GSEC
12 1 (0.77%) ISSMP
12 1 (0.77%) OSCP
12 1 (0.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (24.62%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.92%) COBIT
4 3 (2.31%) ISO27002
4 3 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.77%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.77%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.77%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.77%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (3.08%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) Nessus
4 1 (0.77%) Nmap
4 1 (0.77%) QRadar
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (6.92%) Cisco
2 7 (5.38%) Forcepoint
2 7 (5.38%) Qualys
2 7 (5.38%) VMware
3 6 (4.62%) ArcSight
3 6 (4.62%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 5 (3.85%) Intel Security
4 5 (3.85%) Juniper
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.08%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.54%) Splunk
7 1 (0.77%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.77%) Lumension
7 1 (0.77%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.77%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.77%) Sophos
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