The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 616 615 622
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 26 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.032% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.034% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 3
Median daily rate £525 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Cybersecurity Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

Cybersecurity Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Cybersecurity Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +8 26 £525 +23.52% 8
London +21 15 £550 +39.68% 3
South East +2 5 £415 -2.35% 4
City of London +34 2 £563 +46.10% 1
Berkshire -9 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £515 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
North West - 2 £515 -
Middlesex -7 1 £415 +32.80%
West Midlands -19 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £550 -
Bristol - 1 £550 -
Bromley - 1 £320 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £400 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (46.94%) CISSP
3 22 (44.90%) Information Security
4 19 (38.78%) Finance
5 16 (32.65%) CISM
6 13 (26.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (26.53%) CEH
7 12 (24.49%) GIAC
8 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.41%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (20.41%) Security Operations
9 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (18.37%) SIEM
9 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (18.37%) GCIA
9 9 (18.37%) GCIH
10 8 (16.33%) Banking
10 8 (16.33%) Python
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
11 6 (12.24%) C#
11 6 (12.24%) VB
11 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
11 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (12.24%) Degree
11 6 (12.24%) Network Security
11 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
11 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
12 5 (10.20%) Product Management

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (12.24%) Network Security
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) HTTP
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.16%) Legal
4 4 (8.16%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (20.41%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (8.16%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (8.16%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (6.12%) Equities
4 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.08%) CESG
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (44.90%) Information Security
3 13 (26.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (20.41%) Security Operations
5 9 (18.37%) SIEM
5 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.20%) Computer Forensics
7 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Product Management
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.16%) Information Assurance
8 4 (8.16%) Network Design
8 4 (8.16%) Operations Management
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Python
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) VB
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) CISSP
2 16 (32.65%) CISM
3 13 (26.53%) CEH
4 12 (24.49%) GIAC
5 9 (18.37%) GCIA
5 9 (18.37%) GCIH
6 6 (12.24%) Degree
7 5 (10.20%) CISA
8 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.12%) CNA
9 3 (6.12%) CREST Certified
9 3 (6.12%) ISSAP
9 3 (6.12%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (6.12%) Novell Certification
9 3 (6.12%) SANS
10 2 (4.08%) OSCP
10 2 (4.08%) PCI QSA
11 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
11 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Nessus
1 4 (8.16%) Nmap
2 3 (6.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (6.12%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Qualys
1 3 (6.12%) Sun
1 3 (6.12%) Tripwire
2 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
2 2 (4.08%) LogRhythm
2 2 (4.08%) NetIQ
2 2 (4.08%) Novell
2 2 (4.08%) Q1 Labs
2 2 (4.08%) Splunk
2 2 (4.08%) Symantec
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft