The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank 564 534 575
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +41
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 23 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.023% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate £413 £393 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +53.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-61.53% +8.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -74 22 £413 +5.09% 8
London -20 7 £400 -5.88% 5
Essex -23 3 - -
East of England -26 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
Leicester - 3 £450 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £450 - 1
Scotland -6 1 - -
City of London -14 1 £275 -33.13% 1
Yorkshire -21 1 £450 +100.00% 1
Edinburgh -26 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 1
South East - 1 £500 - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (50.00%) Information Security
2 24 (42.86%) Windows
3 20 (35.71%) CISSP
3 20 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
4 17 (30.36%) Finance
5 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Firewall
7 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
9 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
9 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
9 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
10 8 (14.29%) CISM
10 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
11 7 (12.50%) ITIL
12 6 (10.71%) VPN
12 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
12 6 (10.71%) UNIX
12 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.71%) Cyber Security
13 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
13 5 (8.93%) SIEM
13 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
13 5 (8.93%) Network Security
13 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
13 5 (8.93%) Retail
13 5 (8.93%) Symantec
13 5 (8.93%) Project Management

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) VPN
3 5 (8.93%) Network Security
4 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Games
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) OAuth
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Statistics
2 4 (7.14%) PKI
2 4 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Equities
4 2 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) PDA
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) VMS
3 4 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Information Security
2 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
5 9 (16.07%) Asset Management
5 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (10.71%) Cyber Security
9 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.93%) SIEM
9 5 (8.93%) Security Architecture
9 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
9 5 (8.93%) Project Management
10 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.36%) Security Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (3.57%) BCP
12 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C
3 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) CISSP
2 8 (14.29%) CISM
3 4 (7.14%) GIAC
4 3 (5.36%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) GCIA
4 3 (5.36%) CISA
5 2 (3.57%) SSCP
5 2 (3.57%) GSEC
5 2 (3.57%) GCIH
5 2 (3.57%) CEH
5 2 (3.57%) OSCP
6 1 (1.79%) CRISC
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.14%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) SLA
4 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Symantec
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Gemalto
4 4 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (5.36%) Acunetix
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) Qualys
6 1 (1.79%) McAfee
6 1 (1.79%) Websense
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago