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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 616 637 611
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 28 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.031% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.033% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 20
Median daily rate £500 £405 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.00%
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
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 16 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 29 August 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 +18 28 £500 +23.45% 8
London 0 20 £500 +17.64% 1
City of London +34 9 £475 +17.28%
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
South East +7 2 £425 +11.11% 3
Surrey +4 2 £425 -
East of England +22 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +4 1 - - 1
Watford 0 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £420 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (47.83%) CISSP
3 19 (41.30%) Firewall
4 18 (39.13%) Windows
5 17 (36.96%) Information Security
5 17 (36.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (30.43%) Cyber-Ark
6 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 13 (28.26%) Linux
7 13 (28.26%) Qualys
8 12 (26.09%) SIEM
9 11 (23.91%) Network Security
9 11 (23.91%) Intel Security
10 10 (21.74%) Banking
11 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
12 8 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
12 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (15.22%) Finance
13 7 (15.22%) GIAC
13 7 (15.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco
14 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (10.87%) Degree
15 5 (10.87%) Splunk
15 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
15 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) Network Security
3 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
4 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) GIS
2 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
General
1 10 (21.74%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.52%) Equities
4 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (36.96%) Information Security
2 17 (36.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 12 (26.09%) SIEM
4 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
5 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) Content Management
9 3 (6.52%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (6.52%) Network Design
9 3 (6.52%) SAP Security
9 3 (6.52%) Security Management
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.52%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) CISSP
2 7 (15.22%) GIAC
3 5 (10.87%) CISM
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) CFCE
4 4 (8.70%) EnCE
4 4 (8.70%) GCFA
4 4 (8.70%) GCFE
4 4 (8.70%) GCIA
4 4 (8.70%) SANS
5 3 (6.52%) CNA
5 3 (6.52%) GCIH
5 3 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (6.52%) Novell Certification
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CISMP
7 1 (2.17%) GSEC
7 1 (2.17%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (8.70%) EnCase
3 3 (6.52%) Nessus
4 1 (2.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Cyber-Ark
2 13 (28.26%) Qualys
3 11 (23.91%) Intel Security
4 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) Splunk
7 4 (8.70%) Forcepoint
7 4 (8.70%) Rapid7
7 4 (8.70%) SAP
7 4 (8.70%) VMware
8 3 (6.52%) Sun
9 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.17%) F5
10 1 (2.17%) Proofpoint
10 1 (2.17%) Sophos
10 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
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