The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Analyst
UK
Rank 537 592 569
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 50 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.076% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.080% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 28
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £337 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £13.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £13.81 -
% change year-on-year
+178.78% -

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Security Analyst in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 42 £413 -2.94% 10
London +24 27 £406 -26.13% 3
South East +15 7 £463 +12.12% 3
City of London - 5 £450 - 1
Scotland +24 4 £525 - 1
South Wales - 4 £320 -
Wales - 4 £320 -
Edinburgh +20 3 £525 -
South West +6 3 £375 +2.73% 1
Wiltshire - 3 £375 -
Cardiff - 3 £320 -
Surrey +20 2 £488 +21.87% 1
Kent - 2 £413 - 1
Chippenham - 2 £338 -
Manchester - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 £425 -
Glasgow +9 1 £400 - 1
Hampshire +9 1 - -
North Yorkshire +8 1 £325 -
Yorkshire +7 1 £325 - 2
East of England +4 1 £225 -16.66%
West Sussex -1 1 - -
Essex -7 1 £225 -16.66%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £550 -
Harrogate - 1 £325 -
Marlborough - 1 £413 -
Northampton - 1 £550 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £225 -

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 58 (53.70%) Information Security
2 35 (32.41%) CISSP
3 33 (30.56%) SIEM
4 30 (27.78%) Firewall
5 26 (24.07%) Banking
6 25 (23.15%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (21.30%) Finance
8 21 (19.44%) CISM
9 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
9 17 (15.74%) Windows
10 16 (14.81%) Risk Management
11 15 (13.89%) Cisco
11 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (13.89%) Splunk
12 14 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (12.04%) Incident Management
14 12 (11.11%) CheckPoint
14 12 (11.11%) Degree
14 12 (11.11%) Security Testing
15 11 (10.19%) LogRhythm
15 11 (10.19%) VPN
15 11 (10.19%) ITIL
15 11 (10.19%) CISA
15 11 (10.19%) Data Loss Prevention
16 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (9.26%) Nessus
16 10 (9.26%) SQL
16 10 (9.26%) Symantec
16 10 (9.26%) Network Security
17 9 (8.33%) PCI DSS

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Office 365
2 2 (1.85%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (27.78%) Firewall
2 11 (10.19%) VPN
3 10 (9.26%) Network Security
4 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.70%) WAN
6 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (2.78%) HTTP
6 3 (2.78%) IPsec
6 3 (2.78%) LAN
6 3 (2.78%) WLAN
7 2 (1.85%) Internet
7 2 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.93%) BGP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.93%) DNS
8 1 (0.93%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.93%) SCCP
8 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (24.07%) Banking
2 23 (21.30%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Legal
3 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) Middleware
1 1 (0.93%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.41%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.63%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.78%) PKI
7 2 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.93%) CESG
8 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) Linux
4 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.70%) Information Security
2 33 (30.56%) SIEM
3 25 (23.15%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 13 (12.04%) Incident Management
6 12 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 11 (10.19%) Data Loss Prevention
7 11 (10.19%) ITIL
8 10 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (6.48%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.48%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (4.63%) Computer Security
12 5 (4.63%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (4.63%) Secure Coding
12 5 (4.63%) Security Operations
12 5 (4.63%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (4.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 9 (8.33%) Python
3 8 (7.41%) C#
3 8 (7.41%) Java
4 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.85%) Perl
5 2 (1.85%) PHP
5 2 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (32.41%) CISSP
2 21 (19.44%) CISM
3 12 (11.11%) Degree
4 11 (10.19%) CISA
5 6 (5.56%) SANS
6 3 (2.78%) CEH
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.85%) CCNA
7 2 (1.85%) CCNP
7 2 (1.85%) GCFA
7 2 (1.85%) GIAC
7 2 (1.85%) GSEC
8 1 (0.93%) CCSP
8 1 (0.93%) CISMP
8 1 (0.93%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.93%) MCSA
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MOS
8 1 (0.93%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.70%) COBIT
4 3 (2.78%) GDPR
5 2 (1.85%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.93%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) Nessus
2 3 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 2 (1.85%) QRadar
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.93%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.93%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.93%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.93%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.89%) Cisco
2 15 (13.89%) Splunk
3 12 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 11 (10.19%) LogRhythm
5 10 (9.26%) Symantec
6 9 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 8 (7.41%) Palo Alto
7 8 (7.41%) VMware
8 7 (6.48%) Brocade
9 5 (4.63%) Sourcefire
10 4 (3.70%) AppSense
11 3 (2.78%) F5
11 3 (2.78%) ScanSafe
12 2 (1.85%) Cyber-Ark
12 2 (1.85%) NetWitness
12 2 (1.85%) Qualys
12 2 (1.85%) Sybase
13 1 (0.93%) Oracle
13 1 (0.93%) SAP
Castleford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day £250 - £350 Per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago