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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 541 561 585
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 65 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.063% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 17
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £279 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £313 £340
% change year-on-year
+31.78% -7.94%
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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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 +30 61 £425 -15.00% 14
London +55 55 £425 -15.00% 7
City of London +31 15 £475 -9.52% 4
Scotland -10 3 £375 +24.58% 1
South East -8 2 - -
Cheshire +8 1 £455 +63.08%
North West -6 1 £455 +63.08% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £263 - 1
Wales - 1 £263 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 3
Hampshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £263 - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 3
Walsall - - - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Information Security
2 66 (64.71%) CISSP
3 40 (39.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (37.25%) Finance
5 30 (29.41%) Firewall
6 29 (28.43%) CISM
7 27 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (22.55%) Risk Management
8 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
9 22 (21.57%) GIAC
9 22 (21.57%) Network Security
10 21 (20.59%) Security Management
11 19 (18.63%) ITIL
12 18 (17.65%) Information Security Management
13 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 16 (15.69%) Law
14 16 (15.69%) CEH
14 16 (15.69%) Data Protection
14 16 (15.69%) Change Control
15 15 (14.71%) ISMS
15 15 (14.71%) Legal
16 14 (13.73%) Windows
17 13 (12.75%) CISA
17 13 (12.75%) PCI DSS
17 13 (12.75%) Risk Assessment
17 13 (12.75%) Cyber Security
18 12 (11.76%) Information Assurance
18 12 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
18 12 (11.76%) assyst
18 12 (11.76%) MCSE

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (11.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) Firewall
2 23 (22.55%) TCP/IP
3 22 (21.57%) Network Security
4 12 (11.76%) Intranet
4 12 (11.76%) Internet
5 8 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.96%) DHCP
6 2 (1.96%) Wireless
6 2 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
General
1 38 (37.25%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Law
3 15 (14.71%) Legal
4 11 (10.78%) Banking
5 8 (7.84%) Retail
6 7 (6.86%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.90%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.96%) International Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.98%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.98%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.98%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Economics
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.96%) Equities
5 1 (0.98%) PKI
5 1 (0.98%) CMDB
5 1 (0.98%) RMADS
5 1 (0.98%) FMCG
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) UNIX
3 6 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
4 1 (0.98%) HPUX
4 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (26.47%) Penetration Testing
3 23 (22.55%) Risk Management
4 21 (20.59%) Security Management
5 19 (18.63%) ITIL
6 18 (17.65%) Information Security Management
7 16 (15.69%) Data Protection
7 16 (15.69%) Change Control
8 15 (14.71%) ISMS
9 13 (12.75%) Cyber Security
9 13 (12.75%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (11.76%) Information Assurance
11 10 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (7.84%) E-Discovery
13 7 (6.86%) Network Design
13 7 (6.86%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (5.88%) Asset Management
14 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
15 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.84%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (64.71%) CISSP
2 29 (28.43%) CISM
3 22 (21.57%) GIAC
4 16 (15.69%) CEH
5 13 (12.75%) CISA
6 12 (11.76%) MCSE
6 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (8.82%) GCIA
8 8 (7.84%) CNA
8 8 (7.84%) Novell Certification
8 8 (7.84%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (4.90%) Degree
10 4 (3.92%) CRISC
11 2 (1.96%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (39.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (12.75%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.90%) QA
4 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.80%) Qualys
3 9 (8.82%) HP
3 9 (8.82%) ArcSight
4 8 (7.84%) CheckPoint
5 7 (6.86%) Sun
6 6 (5.88%) Symantec
7 5 (4.90%) McAfee
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle
9 2 (1.96%) Reuters
9 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.96%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.96%) IBM
10 1 (0.98%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.98%) Opsware
10 1 (0.98%) Trustwave
10 1 (0.98%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.98%) VMware
10 1 (0.98%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.98%) CA
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago