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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 625 603 592
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 19 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.038% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 20
Median daily rate £450 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £369 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £630 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.69% -8.33%
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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +5 18 £450 +2.27% 12
London +7 9 £475 -17.39% 8
City of London +46 4 £475 -20.83% 5
South West -6 4 £373 -1.32%
Bristol -2 3 £365 +1.38%
South East -17 2 £475 +7.95% 3
North West - 2 - -
Hampshire -1 1 £475 +23.77%
Berkshire -12 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
Luton - 1 £325 - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 - 1

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 27 (45.00%) Firewall
2 26 (43.33%) CISSP
3 21 (35.00%) Information Security
4 19 (31.67%) Windows
5 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (21.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (21.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (20.00%) SIEM
8 12 (20.00%) Linux
9 11 (18.33%) PCI DSS
9 11 (18.33%) Security Operations
10 10 (16.67%) CISM
11 9 (15.00%) Finance
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
11 9 (15.00%) GIAC
11 9 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (15.00%) ArcSight
12 8 (13.33%) Splunk
12 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
13 7 (11.67%) LAN
13 7 (11.67%) WAN
13 7 (11.67%) Unix
13 7 (11.67%) VMware
13 7 (11.67%) Cyber-Ark
13 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
13 7 (11.67%) Network Security

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 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (45.00%) Firewall
2 14 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (11.67%) LAN
3 7 (11.67%) Network Security
3 7 (11.67%) WAN
4 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (5.00%) tcpdump
6 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.33%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) HTTP
8 1 (1.67%) IPsec
8 1 (1.67%) SAN
8 1 (1.67%) SSL
8 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Legal
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.00%) AS400
6 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (5.00%) Equities
6 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (5.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.67%) CESG
7 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) SCADA
7 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Information Security
2 17 (28.33%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (21.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (20.00%) SIEM
5 11 (18.33%) Security Operations
6 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.00%) Content Management
8 6 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.33%) Security Management
10 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) Network Design
10 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.67%) Threat Management
11 3 (5.00%) Internal Audit
11 3 (5.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Perl
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) CISSP
2 10 (16.67%) CISM
3 9 (15.00%) GIAC
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) GCIA
4 6 (10.00%) GCIH
5 5 (8.33%) SANS
6 4 (6.67%) GCFE
7 3 (5.00%) CFCE
7 3 (5.00%) CNA
7 3 (5.00%) EnCE
7 3 (5.00%) GCFA
7 3 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (5.00%) Novell Certification
8 2 (3.33%) CEH
8 2 (3.33%) CISA
9 1 (1.67%) CISMP
9 1 (1.67%) GSEC
9 1 (1.67%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (18.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.67%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.33%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.67%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.67%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (6.67%) Nessus
2 4 (6.67%) Nmap
3 3 (5.00%) EnCase
4 2 (3.33%) QRadar
5 1 (1.67%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) ArcSight
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Splunk
3 7 (11.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 7 (11.67%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) Qualys
5 4 (6.67%) Forcepoint
6 3 (5.00%) IBM
6 3 (5.00%) Rapid7
6 3 (5.00%) Sun
7 2 (3.33%) BMC
7 2 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.67%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.67%) Remedy
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
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