The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Security 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 Senior Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 579 542 587
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 24 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.022% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £430 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

Senior Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -22 24 £400 -6.97% 8
London -22 23 £400 -6.97% 6
City of London -9 3 £458 +5.47% 2
South East - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Havant - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security 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 Senior Security Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (46.77%) Information Security
2 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 24 (38.71%) CISSP
4 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
4 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (35.48%) CISM
6 21 (33.87%) Management Information System
6 21 (33.87%) UNIX
6 21 (33.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (30.65%) CheckPoint
8 18 (29.03%) Banking
8 18 (29.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 17 (27.42%) Finance
10 16 (25.81%) Gemalto
11 15 (24.19%) Security Architecture
11 15 (24.19%) Database Security
11 15 (24.19%) PCI DSS
12 14 (22.58%) Firewall
13 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
13 12 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (17.74%) Data Protection
15 9 (14.52%) Legal
16 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
16 8 (12.90%) Security Testing
17 7 (11.29%) Data Protection Act
17 7 (11.29%) Service Management
17 7 (11.29%) AIX
18 6 (9.68%) SQL
18 6 (9.68%) VMS
18 6 (9.68%) HP

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Security 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 Senior Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) IIS
1 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) Network Security
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
4 2 (3.23%) DHCP
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
5 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (29.03%) Banking
2 17 (27.42%) Finance
3 9 (14.52%) Legal
4 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 21 (33.87%) UNIX
3 7 (11.29%) AIX
4 6 (9.68%) VMS
5 2 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Information Security
2 15 (24.19%) Security Architecture
2 15 (24.19%) Database Security
3 12 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
4 11 (17.74%) Data Protection
5 8 (12.90%) Security Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (4.84%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL
9 1 (1.61%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.61%) Information Security Management
9 1 (1.61%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (38.71%) CISSP
2 22 (35.48%) CISM
3 4 (6.45%) CEH
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.84%) MCP
4 3 (4.84%) MCSE
4 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CRISC
5 1 (1.61%) GIAC
5 1 (1.61%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (24.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Netcool
1 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) CheckPoint
3 18 (29.03%) Cyber-Ark
4 16 (25.81%) Gemalto
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle
7 3 (4.84%) Acunetix
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix
9 1 (1.61%) Juniper
9 1 (1.61%) Veritas
9 1 (1.61%) Sun
9 1 (1.61%) McAfee
9 1 (1.61%) IronPort
London
Connectus
Rate: £455 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago