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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 617 625 591
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 26 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.029% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.030% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 24
Median daily rate £450 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £386 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £680 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £441 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.48% -2.05%
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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +20 26 £450 -4.15% 18
London +27 14 £500 -20.00% 6
City of London +48 8 £475 -26.92%
North West - 5 - -
South West +3 4 £373 -20.57%
Liverpool - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 - -
Bristol - 3 £365 -
South East +2 2 £475 +15.15% 7
Hampshire +2 1 £475 +23.37%
Berkshire -10 1 - - 5
East of England - 1 £325 - 3
Manchester - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £325 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 - 1

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 31 (50.00%) CISSP
2 30 (48.39%) Firewall
3 25 (40.32%) Windows
4 24 (38.71%) Information Security
5 17 (27.42%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (24.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 15 (24.19%) Linux
7 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 14 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (19.35%) SIEM
8 12 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (19.35%) GIAC
9 11 (17.74%) PCI DSS
9 11 (17.74%) Cyber-Ark
9 11 (17.74%) Security Operations
10 10 (16.13%) ArcSight
10 10 (16.13%) CISM
11 9 (14.52%) Intel Security
11 9 (14.52%) Finance
11 9 (14.52%) Oracle
11 9 (14.52%) Degree
11 9 (14.52%) Banking
11 9 (14.52%) Splunk
11 9 (14.52%) Qualys
11 9 (14.52%) Security Operations Centre
12 8 (12.90%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (12.90%) Network Security
12 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.29%) LAN

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 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) Firewall
2 14 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (12.90%) Network Security
4 7 (11.29%) LAN
4 7 (11.29%) WAN
5 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.68%) tcpdump
5 6 (9.68%) Wireshark
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
8 1 (1.61%) HTTP
8 1 (1.61%) IPsec
8 1 (1.61%) SAN
8 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (14.52%) Banking
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Legal
3 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) AS400
5 3 (4.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.84%) Equities
5 3 (4.84%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.84%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) CESG
6 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (40.32%) Windows
2 15 (24.19%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Information Security
2 17 (27.42%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (24.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 14 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (19.35%) SIEM
6 11 (17.74%) Security Operations
7 6 (9.68%) Content Management
7 6 (9.68%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.06%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.06%) Security Management
9 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.45%) Threat Management
10 3 (4.84%) Internal Audit
10 3 (4.84%) Threat Detection
10 3 (4.84%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.84%) Python
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) CISSP
2 12 (19.35%) GIAC
3 10 (16.13%) CISM
4 9 (14.52%) Degree
5 7 (11.29%) GCFE
6 6 (9.68%) CFCE
6 6 (9.68%) EnCE
6 6 (9.68%) GCFA
6 6 (9.68%) GCIA
6 6 (9.68%) GCIH
7 5 (8.06%) SANS
8 3 (4.84%) CNA
8 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (4.84%) Novell Certification
9 2 (3.23%) CEH
9 2 (3.23%) CISA
9 2 (3.23%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.61%) CISMP
10 1 (1.61%) CREST Certified
10 1 (1.61%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (17.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.45%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.23%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.61%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (1.61%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) EnCase
1 6 (9.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.61%) Nmap
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Cyber-Ark
2 10 (16.13%) ArcSight
3 9 (14.52%) Intel Security
3 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 9 (14.52%) Qualys
3 9 (14.52%) Splunk
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 7 (11.29%) VMware
6 6 (9.68%) Rapid7
7 5 (8.06%) Cisco
8 4 (6.45%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.84%) IBM
9 3 (4.84%) Sun
10 2 (3.23%) BMC
11 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.61%) HP
11 1 (1.61%) Proofpoint
11 1 (1.61%) Remedy
11 1 (1.61%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.61%) Symantec