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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 580 581 542
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -39
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 44 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.068% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.072% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 35
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £296 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.81 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.81 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
-38.62% -

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 28 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 37 £425 +6.25% 13
London +3 14 £500 +11.11% 4
South East -1 10 £425 +41.66%
Scotland +2 7 - -
Yorkshire -8 7 - - 2
South West - 5 £425 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Northallerton - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds -4 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -8 3 - - 2
Hampshire - 3 £425 -
Glasgow +15 2 - -
West Sussex +4 2 £568 +95.68%
Surrey -4 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £365 -
Wiltshire - 2 £500 - 3
Winchester - 2 £425 -
Swindon - 2 £500 - 1
Worthing - 2 £568 -
East of England -1 1 £270 -
Devon - 1 £425 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 £365 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £270 -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (37.50%) Information Security
2 33 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (29.17%) Finance
4 27 (28.13%) Firewall
5 23 (23.96%) Windows
6 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
6 20 (20.83%) SIEM
7 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (15.63%) CISSP
8 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
8 14 (14.58%) Information Assurance
9 13 (13.54%) QA
9 13 (13.54%) Data Security
9 13 (13.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (12.50%) ITIL
10 12 (12.50%) RMADS
11 11 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (11.46%) Performance Metrics
11 11 (11.46%) Security Patching
11 11 (11.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
11 11 (11.46%) Banking
12 10 (10.42%) Linux
12 10 (10.42%) Cisco
12 10 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (9.38%) Time Management
13 9 (9.38%) Network Security

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) Firewall
2 9 (9.38%) Network Security
3 7 (7.29%) Internet
3 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.21%) SSL
5 4 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.17%) WAN
6 3 (3.13%) Wireless
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.08%) IPsec
7 2 (2.08%) LAN
7 2 (2.08%) LDAP
7 2 (2.08%) SAN
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 28 (29.17%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) REST
1 2 (2.08%) SAML
1 2 (2.08%) SOAP
1 2 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 11 (11.46%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.21%) Statistics
6 4 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.13%) PKI
8 2 (2.08%) FMCG
8 2 (2.08%) SecurID
9 1 (1.04%) BYOD
9 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) Unix
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Information Security
2 20 (20.83%) SIEM
3 14 (14.58%) Information Assurance
4 13 (13.54%) Data Security
4 13 (13.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (12.50%) ITIL
6 11 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (11.46%) Incident Management
6 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (11.46%) Security Patching
7 10 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (9.38%) Time Management
9 8 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 8 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (7.29%) Process Improvement
10 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.25%) IT Governance
11 6 (6.25%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) VB
2 2 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) Perl
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) CISSP
2 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) CEH
4 4 (4.17%) CISMP
5 3 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (3.13%) CISM
6 2 (2.08%) CLAS
6 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 2 (2.08%) GIAC
6 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) CCNA
7 1 (1.04%) CISA
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.04%) GCIA
7 1 (1.04%) GCIH
7 1 (1.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 13 (13.54%) QA
4 12 (12.50%) RMADS
5 11 (11.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (3.13%) ISO 9001
8 2 (2.08%) ISO22301
8 2 (2.08%) ISO27002
8 2 (2.08%) ISO27005
8 2 (2.08%) SLA
9 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) NDS
2 2 (2.08%) Novell eDirectory
2 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SmoothWall
2 2 (2.08%) QRadar
3 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.04%) Nessus
3 1 (1.04%) OpenVAS
3 1 (1.04%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.04%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Cisco
2 6 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.17%) Clearswift
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Juniper
4 3 (3.13%) Kaspersky
4 3 (3.13%) Splunk
4 3 (3.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.08%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.08%) Novell
5 2 (2.08%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.08%) Qualys
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) F5
6 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.04%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.04%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.04%) Symantec
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