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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 583 616 600
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 64 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.075% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.079% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 29
Median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.38%

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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 59 £425 +11.84% 9
London -9 24 £525 +31.25% 1
South West +25 15 £365 +0.68% 4
Somerset - 7 £390 - 1
South East +14 6 £425 +10.38% 1
City of London +31 5 £450 +80.00% 1
North West +12 5 £425 -5.55%
West Yorkshire +3 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -3 5 - - 1
East of England +18 4 £500 +11.11%
Taunton - 4 £390 - 1
Surrey +6 3 £425 -
Wiltshire +3 3 £350 -3.44% 1
Manchester -7 3 £350 -
South Wales - 3 £375 -
Cardiff - 3 £375 -
Bristol - 3 £365 -
Wales - 3 £375 -
Scotland +12 2 £525 +61.53%
Edinburgh +4 2 £525 +75.00%
Gloucestershire - 2 £225 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £500 -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Ipswich - 2 £525 -
Cheltenham - 2 £225 -
Suffolk - 2 £525 -
Epsom +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire +6 1 - -
Watford 0 1 - -
West Sussex -4 1 £425 +10.38%

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 55 (45.83%) Information Security
2 48 (40.00%) CISSP
3 46 (38.33%) Finance
4 35 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 34 (28.33%) PCI DSS
6 33 (27.50%) SIEM
7 28 (23.33%) Firewall
8 26 (21.67%) Banking
8 26 (21.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 21 (17.50%) Windows
9 21 (17.50%) Data Loss Prevention
10 18 (15.00%) Splunk
10 18 (15.00%) Qualys
11 17 (14.17%) Network Security
11 17 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (14.17%) CISM
12 15 (12.50%) Security Operations
13 14 (11.67%) Cyber-Ark
13 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
14 13 (10.83%) Cisco
15 12 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
15 12 (10.00%) Risk Management
15 12 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 11 (9.17%) QRadar
16 11 (9.17%) Degree
16 11 (9.17%) CISA
16 11 (9.17%) Project Management
16 11 (9.17%) IBM
16 11 (9.17%) Risk Assessment

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 8 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Office
1 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.83%) Office 365
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.33%) Firewall
2 17 (14.17%) Network Security
3 12 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (5.83%) LAN
6 6 (5.00%) WAN
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.33%) SAN
7 4 (3.33%) tcpdump
7 4 (3.33%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.50%) VPN
9 2 (1.67%) Internet
9 2 (1.67%) SSL
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.83%) DNS
10 1 (0.83%) Intranet
10 1 (0.83%) IPsec
10 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) AppScan
General
1 46 (38.33%) Finance
2 26 (21.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Electronics
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 7 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.33%) CESG
6 3 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
8 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Windows
2 8 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Information Security
2 33 (27.50%) SIEM
3 26 (21.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (17.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 17 (14.17%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 12 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 12 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 11 (9.17%) Project Management
8 11 (9.17%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (9.17%) Security Management
9 10 (8.33%) ISMS
10 9 (7.50%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (7.50%) ITIL
11 8 (6.67%) Change Control
11 8 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (6.67%) Security Architecture
11 8 (6.67%) Threat Management
12 7 (5.83%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) Perl
1 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.83%) Ruby
2 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (40.00%) CISSP
2 17 (14.17%) CISM
3 11 (9.17%) CISA
3 11 (9.17%) Degree
4 10 (8.33%) SANS
5 8 (6.67%) CISMP
5 8 (6.67%) SSCP
6 4 (3.33%) GSEC
7 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.67%) CEH
9 1 (0.83%) CCNA
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.83%) GSLC
9 1 (0.83%) GSNA
9 1 (0.83%) IISP
9 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (28.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) GPG13
4 1 (0.83%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.83%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) QRadar
1 11 (9.17%) RSA Archer
2 7 (5.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.17%) SCCM
4 4 (3.33%) EnCase
4 4 (3.33%) Nessus
4 4 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.83%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) Qualys
1 18 (15.00%) Splunk
2 14 (11.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 13 (10.83%) Cisco
4 11 (9.17%) IBM
5 10 (8.33%) ArcSight
5 10 (8.33%) Symantec
6 8 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 7 (5.83%) Forcepoint
7 7 (5.83%) VMware
8 6 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.33%) Rapid7
10 3 (2.50%) Sophos
11 2 (1.67%) SAP
12 1 (0.83%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.83%) Citrix
12 1 (0.83%) F5
12 1 (0.83%) Juniper
12 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
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