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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 12 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.51% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.54% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Median daily rate £363 £473 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £538 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
2265 2219 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.02% 94.51% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1201 1163
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 164
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 - 8 £375 -
Warwickshire -6 2 £225 -
Birmingham +1 1 £363 +158.92% 3
Worcestershire - 1 £225 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 24 (68.57%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 19 (54.29%) SIEM
4 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
5 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
6 13 (37.14%) Information Security
7 11 (31.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (31.43%) Network Security
7 11 (31.43%) Identity Access Management
8 10 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
8 10 (28.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
8 10 (28.57%) HTTP
8 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 10 (28.57%) VPN
8 10 (28.57%) DNS
9 9 (25.71%) LAN
9 9 (25.71%) WAN
9 9 (25.71%) Intel Security
9 9 (25.71%) Disk Encryption
9 9 (25.71%) Forensic Analysis
10 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
11 7 (20.00%) Big Data
11 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
11 7 (20.00%) CCNA
11 7 (20.00%) Unix
11 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) MCP
11 7 (20.00%) 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP GRC
1 4 (11.43%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (31.43%) Network Security
3 10 (28.57%) DNS
3 10 (28.57%) HTTP
3 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (28.57%) VPN
4 9 (25.71%) LAN
4 9 (25.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AppScan
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
1 7 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (54.29%) SIEM
3 13 (37.14%) Information Security
4 11 (31.43%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 10 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) Disk Encryption
6 9 (25.71%) Forensic Analysis
7 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
8 7 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
10 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.43%) SAP Security
11 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (5.71%) IT Audit
13 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (2.86%) Network Segmentation
13 1 (2.86%) Open Source
13 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) CCSA
3 7 (20.00%) CEH
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (20.00%) GCFA
3 7 (20.00%) GCIH
3 7 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) CISM
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (8.57%) QRadar
3 1 (2.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Intel Security
2 4 (11.43%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Juniper
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Splunk