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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 528 560 562
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 91 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.081% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.086% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 35 13
Average daily rate £425 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £325 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +49 90 £425 +13.33% 19
London +26 51 £400 -8.57% 12
East of England +11 17 £425 +15.25%
Bedfordshire - 15 £425 -
Luton - 14 £425 -
North West -12 6 £350 -41.66% 3
City of London +37 5 £500 - 3
West Midlands -10 5 £475 +58.33% 2
East Midlands - 5 £513 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £513 -
Lancashire - 4 £326 - 2
Nottingham - 4 £513 -
South East -3 3 £585 +56.00% 2
Yorkshire -10 3 £349 -19.36%
Sheffield - 2 £349 -
Blackpool - 2 £326 -
Preston - 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £349 -
Staines +9 1 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 £425 -8.10%
Surrey -7 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £585 -
Coventry - 1 £475 -
Solihull - 1 £438 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £450 -
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Worthing - 1 £585 -
Basildon - 1 £242 -
Harrow - 1 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (97.47%) Information Security
2 59 (37.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (36.08%) CISSP
4 35 (22.15%) CISM
4 35 (22.15%) Security Management
5 30 (18.99%) Risk Management
5 30 (18.99%) PCI DSS
6 25 (15.82%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (14.56%) Information Security Management
7 23 (14.56%) Finance
8 21 (13.29%) Legal
8 21 (13.29%) Security Operations
9 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (12.03%) Retail
11 17 (10.76%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (10.76%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (10.13%) Management Information System
13 15 (9.49%) Data Protection
14 14 (8.86%) ISMS
14 14 (8.86%) Windows
15 13 (8.23%) Information Assurance
15 13 (8.23%) SIEM
16 12 (7.59%) Degree
16 12 (7.59%) COBIT
17 11 (6.96%) Security Architecture
17 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
18 10 (6.33%) Risk Analysis
18 10 (6.33%) Risk Assessment
19 9 (5.70%) Banking
19 9 (5.70%) Microsoft

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Office
2 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) Firewall
2 4 (2.53%) Network Security
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) IPv4
4 1 (0.63%) IPv6
4 1 (0.63%) MRTG
4 1 (0.63%) OSPF
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (14.56%) Finance
2 21 (13.29%) Legal
3 19 (12.03%) Retail
4 9 (5.70%) Banking
5 7 (4.43%) Advertising
6 5 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.90%) Games
8 2 (1.27%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.76%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (10.13%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.27%) Statistics
7 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Equities
7 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Windows
2 8 (5.06%) Unix
3 3 (1.90%) AIX
3 3 (1.90%) VMS
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (97.47%) Information Security
2 35 (22.15%) Security Management
3 30 (18.99%) Risk Management
4 25 (15.82%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (14.56%) Information Security Management
6 21 (13.29%) Security Operations
7 17 (10.76%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (9.49%) Data Protection
9 14 (8.86%) ISMS
10 13 (8.23%) Information Assurance
10 13 (8.23%) SIEM
11 11 (6.96%) Security Architecture
12 10 (6.33%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (6.33%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (5.06%) Business Analysis
13 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.43%) Incident Management
14 7 (4.43%) Vulnerability Management
15 6 (3.80%) ITIL
16 5 (3.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.53%) SQL
2 3 (1.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (36.08%) CISSP
2 35 (22.15%) CISM
3 12 (7.59%) Degree
4 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.06%) CISA
5 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.16%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.27%) CEH
7 2 (1.27%) SANS
8 1 (0.63%) CCSA
8 1 (0.63%) CCSE
8 1 (0.63%) CISMP
8 1 (0.63%) CLAS
8 1 (0.63%) EC-Council LPT
8 1 (0.63%) ECSA
8 1 (0.63%) GCIA
8 1 (0.63%) GCIH
8 1 (0.63%) GIAC
8 1 (0.63%) IISP
8 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (37.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (18.99%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.59%) COBIT
4 4 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.90%) RMADS
6 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.27%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) EnCase
2 1 (0.63%) Nagios
2 1 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (5.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.80%) ArcSight
2 6 (3.80%) Symantec
3 5 (3.16%) CheckPoint
3 5 (3.16%) Cisco
3 5 (3.16%) McAfee
3 5 (3.16%) Qualys
4 4 (2.53%) Varonis
5 3 (1.90%) Blue Coat
5 3 (1.90%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (1.90%) HP
5 3 (1.90%) IronPort
6 2 (1.27%) F5
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle
7 1 (0.63%) Acunetix
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Infoblox
7 1 (0.63%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
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