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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 570 580 565
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 70 60 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 44
Median daily rate £433 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £378 £366
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.25

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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +8 66 £425 +6.25% 20
London +5 29 £450 - 7
South West +13 12 £375 -11.13% 4
North West -4 8 £350 +3.70% 3
South East -8 8 £433 +7.45% 2
City of London +39 6 £450 -18.18% 1
Manchester -10 6 £350 +7.69% 1
Somerset - 6 £383 - 2
Bristol +7 5 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £425 - 2
Edinburgh -8 4 £550 -
Scotland -17 4 £550 -
West Sussex - 4 £433 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
Leeds - 3 - -
Taunton - 3 £390 - 1
East of England +13 2 £305 -30.28% 1
Surrey -4 2 £463 -
Harrow - 2 £315 -
Hampshire +6 1 £325 -7.14%
Cheshire +1 1 £350 -22.22%
Epsom 0 1 - -
Chester -6 1 £350 -22.22%
Colchester - 1 £400 -
Loughborough - 1 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Bromley - 1 £320 -
Bedford - 1 £210 -
Crawley - 1 - - 1
Gatwick - 1 £430 -

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 51 (42.86%) CISSP
2 48 (40.34%) Finance
3 42 (35.29%) Information Security
4 35 (29.41%) Firewall
5 33 (27.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (27.73%) SIEM
6 30 (25.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (24.37%) PCI DSS
8 25 (21.01%) Windows
9 24 (20.17%) Banking
10 22 (18.49%) CISM
11 20 (16.81%) Security Operations
12 17 (14.29%) Network Security
12 17 (14.29%) Qualys
13 15 (12.61%) Active Directory
14 14 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
15 13 (10.92%) CISA
16 12 (10.08%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (10.08%) Degree
16 12 (10.08%) SANS
17 11 (9.24%) Cybersecurity
17 11 (9.24%) Splunk
17 11 (9.24%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (9.24%) ITIL
18 10 (8.40%) Cisco
18 10 (8.40%) Cyber-Ark
18 10 (8.40%) Security Operations Centre
19 9 (7.56%) Security Management
19 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
19 9 (7.56%) Project Management

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 (6.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.20%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) Firewall
2 17 (14.29%) Network Security
3 11 (9.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.72%) LAN
5 7 (5.88%) WAN
6 6 (5.04%) Internet
7 5 (4.20%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.36%) SAN
8 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.68%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.68%) SSL
9 2 (1.68%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.68%) VPN
9 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.84%) DNS
10 1 (0.84%) Intranet
10 1 (0.84%) IPsec
10 1 (0.84%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) AppScan
General
1 48 (40.34%) Finance
2 24 (20.17%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Advertising
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.72%) SWIFT
4 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.36%) CESG
6 3 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.68%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) Fintech
8 1 (0.84%) FMCG
8 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.84%) PMI
8 1 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.84%) Statistics
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Linux
2 8 (6.72%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Information Security
2 33 (27.73%) SIEM
3 30 (25.21%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (16.81%) Security Operations
5 14 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
6 12 (10.08%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (9.24%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (9.24%) ITIL
8 9 (7.56%) Project Management
8 9 (7.56%) Security Management
9 8 (6.72%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (6.72%) Risk Management
9 8 (6.72%) Security Architecture
9 8 (6.72%) Supplier Management
9 8 (6.72%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.88%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (5.04%) Change Control
11 6 (5.04%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.52%) Perl
1 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.52%) Python
2 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.84%) Ruby
2 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (42.86%) CISSP
2 22 (18.49%) CISM
3 13 (10.92%) CISA
4 12 (10.08%) Degree
4 12 (10.08%) SANS
5 8 (6.72%) CISMP
5 8 (6.72%) SSCP
6 3 (2.52%) CEH
6 3 (2.52%) GSEC
6 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) GIAC
7 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CCNA
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.84%) GSLC
8 1 (0.84%) GSNA
8 1 (0.84%) IISP
8 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (24.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.68%) ISO22301
3 2 (1.68%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.68%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.84%) COBIT
4 1 (0.84%) GPG13
4 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.20%) BitLocker
2 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) QRadar
1 8 (6.72%) RSA Archer
2 6 (5.04%) SCCM
3 5 (4.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.20%) WSUS
4 3 (2.52%) Nessus
5 2 (1.68%) EnCase
6 1 (0.84%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.84%) Nmap
6 1 (0.84%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 17 (14.29%) Qualys
2 11 (9.24%) Splunk
3 10 (8.40%) Cisco
3 10 (8.40%) Cyber-Ark
4 8 (6.72%) IBM
4 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.04%) ArcSight
5 6 (5.04%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.04%) Intel Security
6 5 (4.20%) Forcepoint
6 5 (4.20%) VMware
7 3 (2.52%) Rapid7
7 3 (2.52%) Sophos
7 3 (2.52%) Symantec
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle
8 2 (1.68%) SAP
9 1 (0.84%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.84%) Citrix
9 1 (0.84%) Juniper
9 1 (0.84%) ScanSafe
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