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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 620 627 597
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 31 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.033% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.035% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 17
Median daily rate £500 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £386 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £690 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £463
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -16.21%
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 17 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 28 July 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 -1 31 £500 +23.45% 16
London +19 20 £500 +20.48% 5
City of London +56 12 £463 +14.19% 2
Liverpool - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 - -
North West - 4 - - 1
East of England +24 2 £325 - 1
South East +7 2 £425 +9.67% 2
Surrey -3 2 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £365 -
South West - 2 £365 - 3
Hertfordshire +17 1 - -
Watford +4 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Luton - 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 - 1

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (47.27%) CISSP
2 24 (43.64%) Firewall
3 23 (41.82%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (38.18%) Windows
5 19 (34.55%) Information Security
6 18 (32.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
8 14 (25.45%) Cyber-Ark
9 13 (23.64%) SIEM
9 13 (23.64%) Linux
9 13 (23.64%) Qualys
10 12 (21.82%) Intel Security
11 11 (20.00%) Network Security
11 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (18.18%) Banking
13 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (16.36%) Finance
13 9 (16.36%) GIAC
13 9 (16.36%) Security Operations
13 9 (16.36%) ArcSight
14 8 (14.55%) Security Operations Centre
14 8 (14.55%) CISM
15 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
15 7 (12.73%) PCI DSS
15 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
15 7 (12.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 6 (10.91%) Splunk
16 6 (10.91%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (10.91%) Cisco

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 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) Network Security
3 10 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (9.09%) tcpdump
4 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.64%) LAN
7 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.18%) Banking
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.45%) Equities
5 3 (5.45%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.82%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.18%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (34.55%) Information Security
3 18 (32.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 13 (23.64%) SIEM
5 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (16.36%) Security Operations
7 7 (12.73%) Security Architecture
8 5 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.27%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.27%) Web Filtering
10 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.45%) Content Management
10 3 (5.45%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (5.45%) Email Filtering
10 3 (5.45%) Network Design
10 3 (5.45%) Security Management
10 3 (5.45%) Threat Detection
10 3 (5.45%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) CISSP
2 9 (16.36%) GIAC
3 8 (14.55%) CISM
4 5 (9.09%) CFCE
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) EnCE
4 5 (9.09%) GCFA
4 5 (9.09%) GCFE
4 5 (9.09%) GCIA
5 4 (7.27%) GCIH
5 4 (7.27%) SANS
6 3 (5.45%) CNA
6 3 (5.45%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (5.45%) Novell Certification
7 2 (3.64%) CISA
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) CISMP
8 1 (1.82%) GSEC
8 1 (1.82%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) ISO22301
3 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.82%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (9.09%) EnCase
3 3 (5.45%) Nessus
4 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Cyber-Ark
2 13 (23.64%) Qualys
3 12 (21.82%) Intel Security
4 9 (16.36%) ArcSight
5 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco
6 6 (10.91%) Splunk
7 5 (9.09%) Rapid7
8 4 (7.27%) Forcepoint
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle
8 4 (7.27%) VMware
9 3 (5.45%) Sun
10 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.82%) BMC
10 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.82%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.82%) SAP
10 1 (1.82%) Sophos
10 1 (1.82%) Symantec