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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 551 564 545
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 74 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.094% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 31
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£450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £383 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 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 29 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 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
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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 67 £450 +5.88% 21
London +16 41 £450 +5.88% 13
City of London +13 20 £450 -5.26% 6
South East -4 16 £425 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £356 - 1
Scotland -3 5 £500 +33.33% 1
Surrey - 5 £500 -
Kent - 4 £425 -
Slough - 4 £263 -
Staines - 4 £525 -
Stirling - 4 £500 -
Birmingham +7 2 - - 2
West Midlands +1 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -28 2 £300 - 1
South West - 2 £385 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
East Midlands -7 1 £375 -16.66% 2
Hampshire -8 1 £350 -
North West -31 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £388 -
Dorset - 1 £385 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 £375 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 - 2
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 131 (97.76%) Information Security
2 65 (48.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (33.58%) Finance
3 45 (33.58%) CISSP
4 39 (29.10%) Risk Management
5 37 (27.61%) CISM
6 25 (18.66%) Security Management
7 22 (16.42%) Information Security Management
7 22 (16.42%) Banking
8 19 (14.18%) Degree
8 19 (14.18%) ISMS
9 16 (11.94%) Management Information System
10 15 (11.19%) Data Protection
10 15 (11.19%) Security Architecture
10 15 (11.19%) SIEM
10 15 (11.19%) Cyber Security
11 14 (10.45%) PCI DSS
12 12 (8.96%) CISA
12 12 (8.96%) Firewall
12 12 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
12 12 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (7.46%) Symantec
14 9 (6.72%) McAfee
14 9 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (6.72%) Retail
15 8 (5.97%) Service Management
15 8 (5.97%) Legal
15 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (5.97%) Intranet

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (3.73%) IIS
1 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Office
2 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.75%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) Firewall
2 8 (5.97%) Intranet
3 6 (4.48%) Internet
4 3 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.49%) Network Security
6 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 45 (33.58%) Finance
2 22 (16.42%) Banking
3 9 (6.72%) Retail
3 9 (6.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (5.97%) Legal
5 6 (4.48%) Advertising
6 5 (3.73%) Law
6 5 (3.73%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.24%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Publishing
8 2 (1.49%) Games
8 2 (1.49%) Military
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) .NET
2 2 (1.49%) JSP
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) CESG
3 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.49%) RMADS
4 2 (1.49%) iSeries
4 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.49%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Windows
2 2 (1.49%) UNIX
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (97.76%) Information Security
2 39 (29.10%) Risk Management
3 25 (18.66%) Security Management
4 22 (16.42%) Information Security Management
5 19 (14.18%) ISMS
6 15 (11.19%) Data Protection
6 15 (11.19%) SIEM
6 15 (11.19%) Cyber Security
6 15 (11.19%) Security Architecture
7 12 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.97%) Service Management
10 7 (5.22%) Project Management
10 7 (5.22%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.48%) E-Discovery
11 6 (4.48%) Business Analysis
11 6 (4.48%) ITIL
11 6 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (3.73%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (1.49%) C
3 1 (0.75%) C#
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.75%) SQL
3 1 (0.75%) VB
3 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (33.58%) CISSP
2 37 (27.61%) CISM
3 19 (14.18%) Degree
4 12 (8.96%) CISA
5 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.22%) CISMP
6 6 (4.48%) CRISC
7 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.24%) MCSA
9 2 (1.49%) ISACA
9 2 (1.49%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.75%) CHFI
10 1 (0.75%) MCP
10 1 (0.75%) GIAC
10 1 (0.75%) GCIA
10 1 (0.75%) GCIH
10 1 (0.75%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (48.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.73%) COBIT
4 3 (2.24%) GPG13
5 2 (1.49%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.75%) QA
6 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) Symantec
2 9 (6.72%) McAfee
3 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.22%) Qualys
4 6 (4.48%) ArcSight
5 4 (2.99%) Websense
6 2 (1.49%) hybris
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle
7 1 (0.75%) Varonis
7 1 (0.75%) Intel
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix
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