The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Incident Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 581 621 573
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 45 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.057% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.060% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 19
Median daily rate £500 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £127 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £375 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £275 £199
% change year-on-year
+81.81% +38.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - £9.00
Incident Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Incident Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Incident Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Incident Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Incident Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Incident Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
London +20 26 £450 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire +10 8 £463 +68.18%
South East +18 7 £675 +125.00%
North West - 4 £330 -
Incident Analyst
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Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Incident 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 England region featuring Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (40.24%) SIEM
2 29 (35.37%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (34.15%) Information Security
4 26 (31.71%) ITIL
5 25 (30.49%) Incident Management
6 24 (29.27%) Firewall
7 23 (28.05%) Security Operations
8 22 (26.83%) Digital Forensics
8 22 (26.83%) Windows
9 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 19 (23.17%) Finance
11 18 (21.95%) Intel Security
12 17 (20.73%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
13 14 (17.07%) Analytics
13 14 (17.07%) RSA Security Analytics
13 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
13 14 (17.07%) Cisco
14 13 (15.85%) CISSP
14 13 (15.85%) Degree
14 13 (15.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 13 (15.85%) Network Security
15 12 (14.63%) Telecoms
16 11 (13.41%) GIAC
16 11 (13.41%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (13.41%) Service Management
17 10 (12.20%) Remedy
17 10 (12.20%) Citrix
17 10 (12.20%) Wireshark

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
1 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Office
1 8 (9.76%) MS Project
1 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.27%) Firewall
2 13 (15.85%) Network Security
3 11 (13.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (12.20%) tcpdump
4 10 (12.20%) Wireshark
5 5 (6.10%) SSH
5 5 (6.10%) SSL
5 5 (6.10%) VPN
6 3 (3.66%) HTTP
6 3 (3.66%) SNMP
6 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.44%) Intranet
8 1 (1.22%) LAN
8 1 (1.22%) PBX
8 1 (1.22%) Skype
8 1 (1.22%) VoIP
8 1 (1.22%) WAN
8 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.54%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.98%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.98%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (10.98%) Thin Client
3 7 (8.54%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (7.32%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.66%) PKI
7 2 (2.44%) User Experience
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
2 8 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.32%) Linux
5 5 (6.10%) AIX
5 5 (6.10%) Solaris
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) SIEM
2 29 (35.37%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (34.15%) Information Security
4 26 (31.71%) ITIL
5 25 (30.49%) Incident Management
6 23 (28.05%) Security Operations
7 22 (26.83%) Digital Forensics
8 17 (20.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (17.07%) Analytics
9 14 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
10 13 (15.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (13.41%) Service Management
12 8 (9.76%) Change Management
12 8 (9.76%) ITIL V3
12 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
13 7 (8.54%) Information Management
13 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
14 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
15 5 (6.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (2.44%) C#
2 2 (2.44%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) Perl
2 2 (2.44%) PHP
2 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) CISSP
1 13 (15.85%) Degree
2 11 (13.41%) GIAC
3 10 (12.20%) GCIH
4 8 (9.76%) GCFA
4 8 (9.76%) GCIA
5 6 (7.32%) CFCE
5 6 (7.32%) EnCE
5 6 (7.32%) GCFE
6 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) CEH
7 2 (2.44%) CISM
7 2 (2.44%) ECIH
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.44%) SANS
8 1 (1.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) COBIT
2 3 (3.66%) COSO
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.66%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.44%) Snort
4 1 (1.22%) Cygwin
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (12.20%) EnCase
3 4 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.88%) QRadar
4 3 (3.66%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) Intel Security
3 14 (17.07%) Cisco
4 10 (12.20%) Citrix
4 10 (12.20%) Remedy
4 10 (12.20%) Splunk
5 9 (10.98%) ArcSight
5 9 (10.98%) Rapid7
6 8 (9.76%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.76%) Juniper
6 8 (9.76%) NetWitness
7 3 (3.66%) 3Com
7 3 (3.66%) EMC
8 2 (2.44%) BMC
8 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.44%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.22%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.22%) FireEye
9 1 (1.22%) hybris
9 1 (1.22%) IBM