The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Risk 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 Security Risk Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Risk Analyst
Rank 641 626 605
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Risk Analyst 17 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.009% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.009% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 10
Average daily rate £450 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £450 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Security Risk Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Risk Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Risk Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Security Risk Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Security Risk Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Security Risk Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Risk Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -19 15 £450 - 3
London +1 10 £488 +8.33% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
South East - 2 £400 -
South West - 2 £310 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £450 -
Corsham - 2 £310 -
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 £310 -
City of London +42 1 £550 - 1
Bromley - 1 £320 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £390 -
East of England - 1 £390 -
Gourock - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £390 -

Security Risk Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Risk 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 Security Risk Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 16 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (64.00%) Risk Management
2 16 (64.00%) CISSP
3 13 (52.00%) CISM
4 9 (36.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Banking
7 3 (12.00%) QA
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) ISMS
8 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (8.00%) MS Office
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) CISA
9 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
9 1 (4.00%) ISO27002
9 1 (4.00%) CESG
9 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (4.00%) ISSMP

Security Risk Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Security Risk 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 Security Risk Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.00%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 16 (64.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) ISMS
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) CISSP
2 13 (52.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) CISA
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CRISC
4 1 (4.00%) ISSMP
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (36.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.00%) QA
4 1 (4.00%) ISO27002
4 1 (4.00%) ISO27005
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft