The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 580 565 548
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 28 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.071% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.076% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 6
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£448 £424 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £438 £263
% change year-on-year
-16.57% +66.66%
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
51737 49836 45640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.60% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32579 30554 26426
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1958 1985 2120
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK.

IT Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Security Analyst
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -28 28 £448 +5.29% 5
South East -17 15 £365 -15.36% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £359 -
Milton Keynes +7 8 £359 -
London -10 7 £450 +12.50% 2
North West - 3 £450 - 1
City of London -7 2 £550 +29.41%
Hampshire - 2 £350 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £445 - 1
East of England - 2 £391 -
Kent -7 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £488 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £295 -
Cheshire - 1 £450 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £350 -
Bracknell - 1 £445 -
Cambridge - 1 £295 -
Chester - 1 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £350 -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 28 (45.90%) Information Security
2 22 (36.07%) CISSP
3 19 (31.15%) ITIL
4 18 (29.51%) Finance
5 17 (27.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (22.95%) Data Protection
6 14 (22.95%) PCI DSS
7 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
7 13 (21.31%) SIEM
8 12 (19.67%) Security Management
8 12 (19.67%) Firewall
8 12 (19.67%) CEH
9 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
9 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 11 (18.03%) MS Office
10 10 (16.39%) DB2
10 10 (16.39%) VB
10 10 (16.39%) .NET
10 10 (16.39%) LDAP
10 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (16.39%) DB2 UDB
10 10 (16.39%) Banking
10 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
10 10 (16.39%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (14.75%) CISM
11 9 (14.75%) Project Management
12 8 (13.11%) SSCP
12 8 (13.11%) HTML

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) LDAP
3 4 (6.56%) WAN
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) VPN
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.28%) Wireless
5 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.28%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) DB2
1 10 (16.39%) DB2 UDB
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) SOAP
2 8 (13.11%) XML
2 8 (13.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.28%) AS400
3 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Information Security
2 19 (31.15%) ITIL
3 14 (22.95%) Data Protection
4 13 (21.31%) SIEM
5 12 (19.67%) Security Management
6 10 (16.39%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (14.75%) Project Management
8 7 (11.48%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (11.48%) Security Patching
9 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (8.20%) Service Management
11 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (4.92%) Cyber Security
13 2 (3.28%) Content Management
13 2 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
13 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 10 (16.39%) VB
2 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) CISSP
2 12 (19.67%) CEH
3 9 (14.75%) CISM
4 8 (13.11%) GIAC
4 8 (13.11%) SSCP
4 8 (13.11%) CISMP
5 5 (8.20%) CISA
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.92%) Degree
8 2 (3.28%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) CCENT
9 1 (1.64%) ACSA
9 1 (1.64%) CCSE
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCNP
9 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.95%) PCI DSS
3 8 (13.11%) SLA
4 4 (6.56%) COBIT
5 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.64%) QA
6 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) WSUS
2 3 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) McAfee
3 4 (6.56%) Symantec
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco
3 4 (6.56%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.92%) Splunk
4 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle
6 1 (1.64%) Websense
6 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.64%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.64%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.64%) Qualys
6 1 (1.64%) Kaspersky
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