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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 542 542 527
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 41 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.023% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.025% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £209 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £426 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 41 £375 - 16
London - 20 £425 - 7
South East +3 9 £350 -9.09% 5
City of London - 8 £463 -
East of England - 5 £363 - 2
Surrey -1 4 £325 -38.09% 2
Yorkshire -5 3 £433 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £433 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £350 -
Cambridge - 3 £350 -
South West -15 2 £310 -22.50% 1
Leeds - 2 £449 - 1
Bristol -5 1 £245 -38.75%
Hertfordshire - 1 £463 -
Dorset - 1 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 112 (99.12%) Information Security
2 67 (59.29%) CISSP
3 43 (38.05%) Risk Management
4 42 (37.17%) CISM
5 39 (34.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (28.32%) Firewall
7 29 (25.66%) GIAC
8 25 (22.12%) CISA
9 21 (18.58%) ITIL
10 20 (17.70%) Security Management
10 20 (17.70%) Legal
10 20 (17.70%) Finance
11 19 (16.81%) Network Security
12 18 (15.93%) Windows
12 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
13 17 (15.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (14.16%) Degree
15 15 (13.27%) Data Protection
15 15 (13.27%) Information Assurance
16 14 (12.39%) CRISC
16 14 (12.39%) Information Security Management
17 13 (11.50%) CEH
17 13 (11.50%) UNIX
18 12 (10.62%) ISMS
18 12 (10.62%) Qualys
19 11 (9.73%) ArcSight
19 11 (9.73%) Cyber Security
19 11 (9.73%) IIS
19 11 (9.73%) Penetration Testing
19 11 (9.73%) Banking

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (9.73%) IIS
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) assyst
2 2 (1.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.32%) Firewall
2 19 (16.81%) Network Security
3 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.96%) Internet
5 8 (7.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (6.19%) Intranet
7 3 (2.65%) DHCP
7 3 (2.65%) DNS
8 2 (1.77%) LDAP
8 2 (1.77%) Extranet
9 1 (0.88%) Wireless
General
1 20 (17.70%) Legal
1 20 (17.70%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Banking
3 10 (8.85%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.96%) Law
5 6 (5.31%) Retail
6 4 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
8 1 (0.88%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.88%) .NET
1 1 (0.88%) HTML
1 1 (0.88%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Informatics
4 2 (1.77%) SCADA
4 2 (1.77%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Equities
5 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Windows
2 13 (11.50%) UNIX
3 9 (7.96%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) HPUX
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (99.12%) Information Security
2 43 (38.05%) Risk Management
3 21 (18.58%) ITIL
4 20 (17.70%) Security Management
5 17 (15.04%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (13.27%) Data Protection
6 15 (13.27%) Information Assurance
7 14 (12.39%) Information Security Management
8 12 (10.62%) ISMS
9 11 (9.73%) Cyber Security
9 11 (9.73%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (9.73%) Incident Management
10 10 (8.85%) Project Management
11 9 (7.96%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (7.96%) Change Control
11 9 (7.96%) E-Discovery
12 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.31%) Risk Analysis
13 6 (5.31%) Supplier Management
13 6 (5.31%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) C#
2 1 (0.88%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (59.29%) CISSP
2 42 (37.17%) CISM
3 29 (25.66%) GIAC
4 25 (22.12%) CISA
5 16 (14.16%) Degree
6 14 (12.39%) CRISC
7 13 (11.50%) CEH
8 9 (7.96%) GCIA
9 8 (7.08%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (7.08%) CNA
9 8 (7.08%) Novell Certification
10 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (6.19%) MCSE
11 3 (2.65%) CISMP
12 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.77%) PCI QSA
12 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.88%) ACCA
13 1 (0.88%) QiCA
13 1 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (34.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.96%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.42%) COBIT
5 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Qualys
2 11 (9.73%) ArcSight
3 10 (8.85%) HP
3 10 (8.85%) CheckPoint
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.19%) Sun
6 5 (4.42%) Websense
6 5 (4.42%) Symantec
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle
8 3 (2.65%) Cisco
8 3 (2.65%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.77%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (1.77%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
9 2 (1.77%) McAfee
10 1 (0.88%) Dell
10 1 (0.88%) Reuters
10 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.88%) Sophos
10 1 (0.88%) VMware
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 270-340 Per Day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £465 a day
Posted: 19 days ago