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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 616 593 579
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 17 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.033% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
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£405 £475 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +43.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £447 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 18 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 4 September 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 -2 16 £405 -14.73% 11
London +3 7 £425 -10.52% 5
South East -20 7 £383 -15.00%
Hampshire - 3 £383 -
Basingstoke - 3 £383 -
City of London +1 2 £405 -14.73% 2
Surrey -2 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) CISSP
4 10 (30.30%) Firewall
4 10 (30.30%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (27.27%) SIEM
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
7 7 (21.21%) Cyber Security
7 7 (21.21%) CISM
8 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 6 (18.18%) McAfee
9 5 (15.15%) Security Management
9 5 (15.15%) CISA
10 4 (12.12%) Content Management
10 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (12.12%) CRISC
10 4 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) Malware Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) VMware
10 4 (12.12%) AS400
10 4 (12.12%) Finance
10 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
10 4 (12.12%) IBM
10 4 (12.12%) IIS
11 3 (9.09%) UNIX

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (12.12%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
1 4 (12.12%) AS400
1 4 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Taxonomies
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Economics
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (30.30%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (27.27%) SIEM
5 7 (21.21%) Cyber Security
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.15%) Security Management
8 4 (12.12%) Content Management
8 4 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (9.09%) Analytics
9 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
9 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Perl
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
1 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.06%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (21.21%) CISM
3 5 (15.15%) CISA
4 4 (12.12%) CRISC
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) GIAC
6 2 (6.06%) GCIA
6 2 (6.06%) GCIH
7 1 (3.03%) CCSE
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
7 1 (3.03%) SSCP
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) McAfee
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
3 2 (6.06%) Qualys
3 2 (6.06%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) F5
4 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy