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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 560 531 574
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +43
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 52 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.082% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.088% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 15
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£425 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £279 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £301 £340
% change year-on-year
+37.04% -11.47%
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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -7 48 £425 -15.00% 12
London +31 43 £425 -15.00% 6
City of London +26 11 £475 -9.52% 2
Scotland -16 3 £375 +24.58% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £450 +33.33%
Northamptonshire -2 1 £450 +33.33%
North West -6 1 £455 +63.08%
South East -16 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Potters Bar - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 87 (100.00%) Information Security
2 55 (63.22%) CISSP
3 36 (41.38%) Finance
4 35 (40.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (28.74%) Firewall
6 24 (27.59%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (26.44%) CISM
8 20 (22.99%) Risk Management
9 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
10 18 (20.69%) GIAC
10 18 (20.69%) Network Security
11 16 (18.39%) Security Management
11 16 (18.39%) ITIL
12 15 (17.24%) Data Protection
13 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
13 14 (16.09%) Law
13 14 (16.09%) Information Security Management
13 14 (16.09%) Change Control
14 13 (14.94%) ISMS
14 13 (14.94%) CEH
15 12 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
15 12 (13.79%) PCI DSS
16 11 (12.64%) Banking
16 11 (12.64%) CISA
16 11 (12.64%) Cyber Security
17 10 (11.49%) Legal
17 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (11.49%) Intranet
17 10 (11.49%) Internet
17 10 (11.49%) Windows

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.74%) Firewall
2 19 (21.84%) TCP/IP
3 18 (20.69%) Network Security
4 10 (11.49%) Intranet
4 10 (11.49%) Internet
5 6 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
General
1 36 (41.38%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Law
3 11 (12.64%) Banking
4 10 (11.49%) Legal
5 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.75%) Retail
7 4 (4.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.30%) International Banking
8 2 (2.30%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.15%) Czech Language
9 1 (1.15%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (1.15%) Polish Language
9 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Economics
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.15%) Equities
4 1 (1.15%) CMDB
4 1 (1.15%) RMADS
4 1 (1.15%) SCADA
4 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (27.59%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (22.99%) Risk Management
4 16 (18.39%) Security Management
4 16 (18.39%) ITIL
5 15 (17.24%) Data Protection
6 14 (16.09%) Information Security Management
6 14 (16.09%) Change Control
7 13 (14.94%) ISMS
8 12 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (12.64%) Cyber Security
10 10 (11.49%) Information Assurance
10 10 (11.49%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (9.20%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
12 6 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (5.75%) Network Design
13 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
14 4 (4.60%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (63.22%) CISSP
2 23 (26.44%) CISM
3 18 (20.69%) GIAC
4 13 (14.94%) CEH
5 11 (12.64%) CISA
6 10 (11.49%) MCSE
6 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (8.05%) GCIA
8 6 (6.90%) CNA
8 6 (6.90%) Novell Certification
8 6 (6.90%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (5.75%) Degree
10 3 (3.45%) CRISC
11 2 (2.30%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.75%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Sun
2 5 (5.75%) Symantec
3 4 (4.60%) McAfee
3 4 (4.60%) Qualys
3 4 (4.60%) ArcSight
3 4 (4.60%) HP
3 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) Reuters
5 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.30%) LogLogic
6 1 (1.15%) Trustwave
6 1 (1.15%) Opsware
6 1 (1.15%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) SAP
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) CA
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
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