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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank 583 569 578
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 23 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.010% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 6
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£450 £450 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £426 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £306
% change year-on-year
- +46.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00

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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 30 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 22 September 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 -24 18 £425 -5.55% 5
London +12 8 £425 +1.19%
South East -4 5 £290 -35.55% 1
City of London - 4 £525 -
West Sussex +6 3 £290 -35.55%
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £500 - 1
South West - 1 £500 - 3
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Luton - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bradford - - - -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (48.28%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) Information Security
3 22 (37.93%) CISSP
4 19 (32.76%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (31.03%) Windows
6 17 (29.31%) ITIL
6 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.86%) Incident Management
7 15 (25.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 14 (24.14%) Qualys
8 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 13 (22.41%) MS Visio
9 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (20.69%) Wireless
10 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.97%) SAN
11 11 (18.97%) McAfee
11 11 (18.97%) MS Office
11 11 (18.97%) Linux
11 11 (18.97%) SQL
11 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
11 11 (18.97%) Nessus
11 11 (18.97%) CEH
12 10 (17.24%) Finance
12 10 (17.24%) SCCM
12 10 (17.24%) IIS
12 10 (17.24%) MCSE
12 10 (17.24%) MCP
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.24%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Visio
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 28 (48.28%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 12 (20.69%) Wireless
4 11 (18.97%) SAN
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security
6 2 (3.45%) SSL
6 2 (3.45%) Internet
6 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.72%) X.509
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
7 1 (1.72%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) LAN
7 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) ChangeMan
1 1 (1.72%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
1 6 (10.34%) OAuth
2 1 (1.72%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) SCADA
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) CESG
4 1 (1.72%) PKI
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) RMADS
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 11 (18.97%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Information Security
2 19 (32.76%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (29.31%) ITIL
4 15 (25.86%) Incident Management
4 15 (25.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (17.24%) Coaching
6 9 (15.52%) SIEM
7 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.34%) Security Management
8 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
9 5 (8.62%) Information Security Management
10 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (6.90%) ISMS
10 4 (6.90%) Security Architecture
11 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
11 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance
11 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (5.17%) LINC
4 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.45%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) REXX
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) CISSP
2 13 (22.41%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (18.97%) CEH
4 10 (17.24%) MCP
4 10 (17.24%) MCSE
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (17.24%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) CISA
6 3 (5.17%) CISM
6 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) Degree
7 2 (3.45%) GIAC
7 2 (3.45%) GCIA
7 2 (3.45%) GCIH
8 1 (1.72%) SSCP
8 1 (1.72%) CCSP
8 1 (1.72%) CRISC
8 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
3 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) RACF
3 1 (1.72%) Nmap
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Nessus
2 10 (17.24%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.14%) Qualys
3 11 (18.97%) McAfee
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 3 (5.17%) Websense
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
6 2 (3.45%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) Splunk
6 2 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.72%) CA
7 1 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
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