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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Analyst
Rank 642 646 621
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 7 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.041% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.044% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 16
Median daily rate £395 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £329 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £408 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.62% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.50

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 10 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 September 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 +11 7 £395 -1.25% 6
London +1 4 £353 +2.17% 1
North West +21 1 £550 +37.50%
South East +14 1 £415 +1.46% 1
Surrey +9 1 £415 +0.36%
Manchester -1 1 £550 +37.50%
West Midlands - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £375 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -

Network Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (68.75%) Network Security
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco
3 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
4 16 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) VPN
5 10 (31.25%) WAN
6 9 (28.13%) LAN
6 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (28.13%) SSL
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) Juniper
6 9 (28.13%) RSA SecurID
6 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
7 7 (21.88%) F5
7 7 (21.88%) Change Control
7 7 (21.88%) Internet
7 7 (21.88%) Blue Coat
7 7 (21.88%) IPsec
8 6 (18.75%) ITSM
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
8 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.75%) Linux
8 6 (18.75%) Computer Security
9 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
10 4 (12.50%) SIEM

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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) Network Security
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (31.25%) VPN
3 10 (31.25%) WAN
4 9 (28.13%) LAN
4 9 (28.13%) SSL
4 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.88%) Internet
5 7 (21.88%) IPsec
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Change Control
3 6 (18.75%) Computer Security
3 6 (18.75%) ITSM
3 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.50%) SIEM
4 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Demand Management
5 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Use Case
5 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CISSP
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CASP
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CCNP
4 1 (3.13%) CCSE
4 1 (3.13%) CCSP
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) CSSLP
4 1 (3.13%) GCIA
4 1 (3.13%) GSEC
4 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) GxP
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) CheckPoint
3 9 (28.13%) Juniper
3 9 (28.13%) Palo Alto
4 7 (21.88%) Blue Coat
4 7 (21.88%) F5
5 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.38%) Nokia
6 3 (9.38%) Qualys
7 2 (6.25%) Sun
8 1 (3.13%) BT
8 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft