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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 118 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 21 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.52% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.55% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 2
Median daily rate £388 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £309 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.00%
Security Analyst
England

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
2718 2532 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.90% 94.23% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 1504 1132
Median daily rate £388 £363 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 164 157
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £36.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 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
Birmingham - 7 £400 -
Coventry - 5 £388 - 2
Warwickshire -2 3 £513 +46.42% 2
Staffordshire +15 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) Information Security
2 11 (39.29%) SIEM
3 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (21.43%) Network Security
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 5 (17.86%) TACACS
5 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Retail
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (14.29%) Splunk
7 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (10.71%) Server Hardening
7 3 (10.71%) Web Filtering
7 3 (10.71%) CCNP
7 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.71%) CISSP
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
7 3 (10.71%) SSL
7 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 3 (10.71%) Unix
7 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP GRC
1 2 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) TACACS
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.71%) Kerberos
3 3 (10.71%) SSL
4 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Information Security
2 11 (39.29%) SIEM
3 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (10.71%) Logistics
6 3 (10.71%) Server Hardening
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.71%) Web Filtering
7 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Security
7 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Security
8 1 (3.57%) Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) UML
8 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) CCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
1 2 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
3 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.57%) F5
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire