The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Network Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Analyst
Rank 617 609 603
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 25 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.043% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.045% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 12
Median daily rate £375 £420 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £355 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.63%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
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 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
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%

Network Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Network Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK.

Network Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Network Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK.

Network Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Network Security Analyst
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 -4 20 £375 -18.47% 4
South East +9 10 £409 -2.61% 2
Surrey -2 8 £409 -2.61% 1
Scotland - 5 £365 -
South West +4 4 £375 -25.00%
Glasgow - 4 £365 -
East of England +18 3 £280 -
Bristol +8 3 £375 -25.00%
Bedford - 3 £280 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £280 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Tadworth - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 - -
London +3 1 - - 1
Manchester -10 1 £350 +7.69%
North West -11 1 £350 +7.69%
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £375 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Network 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 Network Security Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (78.13%) Network Security
2 49 (76.56%) Cisco
3 43 (67.19%) Firewall
4 42 (65.63%) CheckPoint
5 27 (42.19%) Finance
6 22 (34.38%) ITIL
6 22 (34.38%) WAN
7 20 (31.25%) LAN
7 20 (31.25%) F5
8 19 (29.69%) Blue Coat
8 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
8 19 (29.69%) VPN
8 19 (29.69%) Juniper
9 18 (28.13%) SSL
9 18 (28.13%) Palo Alto
10 17 (26.56%) RSA SecurID
11 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 14 (21.88%) Nokia
13 13 (20.31%) Internet
13 13 (20.31%) ITSM
13 13 (20.31%) Service Management
13 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
13 13 (20.31%) SLA
13 13 (20.31%) Windows
13 13 (20.31%) Linux
13 13 (20.31%) Demand Management
14 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
14 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (17.19%) IPsec

Network 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 1 (1.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (78.13%) Network Security
2 43 (67.19%) Firewall
3 22 (34.38%) WAN
4 20 (31.25%) LAN
5 19 (29.69%) TCP/IP
5 19 (29.69%) VPN
6 18 (28.13%) SSL
7 13 (20.31%) Internet
8 11 (17.19%) IPsec
9 9 (14.06%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (7.81%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (6.25%) TACACS
12 2 (3.13%) PABX
13 1 (1.56%) Cisco Wireless
13 1 (1.56%) CTI
13 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (1.56%) MPLS
13 1 (1.56%) MRTG
13 1 (1.56%) Wireless
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Law
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) RSA SecurID
2 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.38%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Demand Management
2 13 (20.31%) ITSM
2 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
2 13 (20.31%) Service Management
3 9 (14.06%) Change Control
4 8 (12.50%) Computer Security
4 8 (12.50%) Project Management
5 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.38%) SIEM
6 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.38%) CCNP
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 4 (6.25%) CCNA
3 4 (6.25%) CCSE
3 4 (6.25%) CCSP
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CCDA
4 2 (3.13%) CCDP
4 2 (3.13%) CCSA
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) GCIA
4 2 (3.13%) SANS
4 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.56%) GCIH
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.56%) Snort
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.56%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 49 (76.56%) Cisco
2 42 (65.63%) CheckPoint
3 20 (31.25%) F5
4 19 (29.69%) Blue Coat
4 19 (29.69%) Juniper
5 18 (28.13%) Palo Alto
6 14 (21.88%) Nokia
7 7 (10.94%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.38%) Sun
9 3 (4.69%) Qualys
10 2 (3.13%) Etrali
10 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.56%) Aruba
11 1 (1.56%) Brocade
11 1 (1.56%) EMC
11 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.56%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.56%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.56%) Splunk