The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 593 581 560
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 18 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.035% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.038% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 7
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£405 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £488 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £356
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 July 2015.

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 19 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 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 17 £405 -10.00% 9
London 0 6 £415 -7.77% 4
South East -19 6 £388 -13.88% 1
City of London +5 4 £405 -14.73% 1
Birmingham - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
Surrey -4 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £385 -
Staines - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £385 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £750 -
Watford - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £750 -
East of England - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) CISSP
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
3 14 (38.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (33.33%) Firewall
5 11 (30.56%) SIEM
6 10 (27.78%) PCI DSS
6 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (25.00%) CISM
8 8 (22.22%) McAfee
9 7 (19.44%) Security Management
9 7 (19.44%) Cyber Security
10 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (16.67%) Content Management
10 6 (16.67%) AS400
10 6 (16.67%) VMware
10 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
10 6 (16.67%) UNIX
10 6 (16.67%) IBM
11 5 (13.89%) CISA
11 5 (13.89%) Finance
11 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
11 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
12 4 (11.11%) CRISC
12 4 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
1 2 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 6 (16.67%) AS400
1 6 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.33%) Taxonomies
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Economics
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 14 (38.89%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (30.56%) SIEM
4 10 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Security Management
5 7 (19.44%) Cyber Security
6 6 (16.67%) Content Management
7 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Use Case
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Perl
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
1 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) CISSP
2 9 (25.00%) CISM
3 5 (13.89%) CISA
4 4 (11.11%) CRISC
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) SSCP
6 1 (2.78%) GIAC
6 1 (2.78%) CCSA
6 1 (2.78%) GCIA
6 1 (2.78%) GCIH
6 1 (2.78%) CCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OpenView
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) McAfee
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) BMC
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) Qualys
3 3 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 3 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (5.56%) F5
4 2 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 2 (5.56%) Sophos
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.78%) Fortinet