The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 607 611 609
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 23 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.060% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.063% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 21
Median daily rate £425 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £463 £500
% change year-on-year
-13.56% -7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Senior Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Senior Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +14 23 £425 -1.16% 10
London 0 15 £425 - 1
City of London +1 6 £425 -8.10%
North West - 6 £400 - 3
Merseyside - 5 £400 -
Southport - 4 £400 -
Manchester - 3 £400 - 3
Salford - 3 £400 -
South East +23 1 - - 3
Surrey +16 1 - -
East of England +7 1 - - 2
Cobham +3 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £420 -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 2

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (51.06%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (46.81%) CISSP
3 15 (31.91%) Firewall
3 15 (31.91%) Information Security
3 15 (31.91%) Security Operations
4 13 (27.66%) SIEM
4 13 (27.66%) Windows
5 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 12 (25.53%) SANS
6 11 (23.40%) Splunk
7 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (21.28%) Network Security
8 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (19.15%) Unix
9 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (14.89%) Kibana
10 7 (14.89%) logstash
10 7 (14.89%) ELK Stack
10 7 (14.89%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (14.89%) Case Management
10 7 (14.89%) Redis
10 7 (14.89%) Open Source
10 7 (14.89%) SAP
10 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (14.89%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (14.89%) SAP Security
11 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared

Senior 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 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) Network Security
3 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (12.77%) LAN
5 6 (12.77%) VoIP
5 6 (12.77%) VPN
5 6 (12.77%) WAN
6 4 (8.51%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) BGP
7 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.13%) HTTP
7 1 (2.13%) NGN
7 1 (2.13%) OSPF
7 1 (2.13%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (14.89%) Redis
2 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.26%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) ELK Stack
2 5 (10.64%) RESTful
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Cyber Attack
2 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Equities
4 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Linux
3 9 (19.15%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (31.91%) Information Security
2 15 (31.91%) Security Operations
3 13 (27.66%) SIEM
4 10 (21.28%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (17.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.89%) Case Management
7 7 (14.89%) Open Source
7 7 (14.89%) SAP Security
8 6 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
8 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
10 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) Python
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) CISSP
2 12 (25.53%) SANS
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) SSCP
4 5 (10.64%) CISM
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) GCIA
5 3 (6.38%) GIAC
6 2 (4.26%) CNA
6 2 (4.26%) GCIH
6 2 (4.26%) GSEC
6 2 (4.26%) ISSAP
6 2 (4.26%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) CCNP
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) EnCE
7 1 (2.13%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Kibana
1 7 (14.89%) logstash
2 6 (12.77%) QRadar
3 4 (8.51%) RSA enVision
4 3 (6.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (6.38%) Nessus
5 1 (2.13%) EnCase
5 1 (2.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Splunk
2 7 (14.89%) SAP
3 6 (12.77%) Apple
3 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 6 (12.77%) LogRhythm
3 6 (12.77%) Qualys
4 5 (10.64%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (10.64%) Intel Security
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.38%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.26%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) Sun
8 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.13%) FireEye
8 1 (2.13%) Rapid7
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos
8 1 (2.13%) Tableau