The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 550 522 565
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +43
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 40 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.100% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.11% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 13
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£444 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.78% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £257 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+49.50% -7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 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 1 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 -13 37 £450 - 13
London +14 30 £425 -15.00% 8
City of London +26 6 £475 -7.31% 2
Scotland -22 3 £375 +24.58%
South East -18 2 £444 +46.69% 1
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
East Midlands -1 1 £450 +33.33%
Northamptonshire -2 1 £450 +33.33%
Surrey -6 1 £450 - 1
Kent -7 1 £438 +191.66%
North West -12 1 £455 +63.08% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £450 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £438 -
Walsall - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 66 (100.00%) Information Security
2 40 (60.61%) CISSP
3 34 (51.52%) Finance
4 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (31.82%) CISM
6 18 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (21.21%) Data Protection
8 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
8 13 (19.70%) Firewall
8 13 (19.70%) Security Management
9 11 (16.67%) CISA
9 11 (16.67%) ITIL
9 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 10 (15.15%) Banking
10 10 (15.15%) Information Security Management
11 9 (13.64%) Change Control
12 8 (12.12%) ISMS
12 8 (12.12%) CEH
12 8 (12.12%) Law
13 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
13 7 (10.61%) GIAC
13 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
13 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (10.61%) Network Security
14 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
14 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
14 6 (9.09%) Cyber Security
15 5 (7.58%) Symantec

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.61%) Network Security
3 5 (7.58%) Intranet
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) FTP
4 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Law
4 6 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.58%) Retail
6 4 (6.06%) Legal
6 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.03%) International Banking
7 2 (3.03%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.52%) Czech Language
8 1 (1.52%) Hungarian Language
8 1 (1.52%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Economics
5 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Solaris
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (21.21%) Data Protection
4 13 (19.70%) Risk Management
4 13 (19.70%) Security Management
5 11 (16.67%) ITIL
5 11 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (15.15%) Information Security Management
7 9 (13.64%) Change Control
8 8 (12.12%) ISMS
9 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
9 6 (9.09%) Cyber Security
10 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (7.58%) Ethical Hacking
10 5 (7.58%) Information Assurance
11 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (4.55%) Project Management
13 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
13 2 (3.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (60.61%) CISSP
2 21 (31.82%) CISM
3 11 (16.67%) CISA
4 8 (12.12%) CEH
5 7 (10.61%) GIAC
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.58%) MCSE
6 5 (7.58%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) CRISC
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.52%) SSCP
8 1 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.52%) CCNA
8 1 (1.52%) CNA
8 1 (1.52%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.52%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.58%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Symantec
2 5 (7.58%) McAfee
3 2 (3.03%) LogLogic
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
3 2 (3.03%) Reuters
3 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.52%) Trustwave
4 1 (1.52%) Websense
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Sun
4 1 (1.52%) CA
4 1 (1.52%) Informatica
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) Opsware
4 1 (1.52%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.52%) Qualys
4 1 (1.52%) Tripwire
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