The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Median daily rate £325 £460 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.34% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £386 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £513 £390
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 £22.91 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.80% +1.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2500 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.84% 94.88% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1407 1160
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 78 170
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Shropshire - 6 £350 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £325 - 1
Coventry -7 4 £275 -34.32% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £225 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (47.62%) SIEM
4 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
5 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 15 (35.71%) Information Security
7 13 (30.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
8 12 (28.57%) LAN
8 12 (28.57%) WAN
9 11 (26.19%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (26.19%) Network Security
10 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
10 10 (23.81%) Data Analysis
10 10 (23.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 10 (23.81%) HTTP
10 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 10 (23.81%) VPN
10 10 (23.81%) DNS
10 10 (23.81%) Unix
11 9 (21.43%) Intel Security
11 9 (21.43%) Disk Encryption
11 9 (21.43%) Forensic Analysis
12 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (19.05%) GCIH
13 7 (16.67%) GCFA
13 7 (16.67%) CEH
13 7 (16.67%) CCSA
13 7 (16.67%) CCNA
13 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SAP GRC
1 5 (11.90%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (30.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (28.57%) LAN
3 12 (28.57%) WAN
4 11 (26.19%) Network Security
5 10 (23.81%) DNS
5 10 (23.81%) HTTP
5 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 10 (23.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Unix
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (47.62%) SIEM
3 15 (35.71%) Information Security
4 12 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
5 11 (26.19%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (23.81%) Data Analysis
6 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
7 9 (21.43%) Disk Encryption
7 9 (21.43%) Forensic Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
8 7 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 6 (14.29%) SAP Security
10 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (4.76%) IT Audit
11 2 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (2.38%) Network Segmentation
12 1 (2.38%) People Management
12 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) GCIH
4 7 (16.67%) CCNA
4 7 (16.67%) CCSA
4 7 (16.67%) CEH
4 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (16.67%) GCFA
4 7 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (4.76%) CISM
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
6 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Intel Security
2 6 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.38%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk