The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 53 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.34% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+153.43% -38.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
651 664 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.73% 97.79% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 463 394
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Analyst across the Wales region.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
South Wales - 9 £350 - 1
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 across the Wales region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (33.33%) CISSP
5 5 (27.78%) CISM
5 5 (27.78%) ISMS
5 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) CISA
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
6 4 (22.22%) Security Management
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) SIEM
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (16.67%) ScanSafe
7 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) CRISC
7 3 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (16.67%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) WLAN
7 3 (16.67%) HTTP
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) IPsec
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (27.78%) ISMS
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) SIEM
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Computer Security
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) CISM
3 4 (22.22%) CISA
4 3 (16.67%) CRISC
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) ScanSafe
2 3 (16.67%) Sourcefire
2 3 (16.67%) Splunk
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware