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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 608 639 635
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 37 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.039% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.041% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 1
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 19 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 31 August 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 +20 33 £525 +5.00% 8
London -5 19 £525 +5.00% 3
South East +17 8 £408 -22.38% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £400 -
City of London +26 3 £550 +33.65% 3
Scotland +16 3 £500 +42.85%
Edinburgh +6 3 £500 +42.85%
West Midlands -25 3 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £415 -
West Drayton - 1 £420 -
Northampton - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 61 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (50.82%) Information Security
3 24 (39.34%) CISSP
4 20 (32.79%) Finance
5 19 (31.15%) CISM
6 17 (27.87%) SIEM
7 14 (22.95%) Security Operations
7 14 (22.95%) Firewall
7 14 (22.95%) GCIA
7 14 (22.95%) CEH
8 13 (21.31%) GCIH
8 13 (21.31%) Ethical Hacking
8 13 (21.31%) GIAC
8 13 (21.31%) Cyberthreat
9 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (19.67%) Network Security
10 11 (18.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
12 9 (14.75%) Degree
12 9 (14.75%) Banking
12 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
12 9 (14.75%) VB
12 9 (14.75%) C#
12 9 (14.75%) Python
12 9 (14.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
13 8 (13.11%) Windows
14 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution
14 7 (11.48%) Retail

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 (1.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) Firewall
2 12 (19.67%) Network Security
3 11 (18.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) LAN
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
1 1 (1.64%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Financial Institution
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
4 4 (6.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.28%) Military
7 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.56%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.92%) Equities
6 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.28%) CESG
7 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.64%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.64%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (50.82%) Information Security
3 17 (27.87%) SIEM
4 14 (22.95%) Security Operations
5 13 (21.31%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (16.39%) Business Analysis
6 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (14.75%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (9.84%) Computer Forensics
9 6 (9.84%) Data Protection
9 6 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
11 4 (6.56%) Business Continuity
11 4 (6.56%) Data Loss Prevention
11 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.56%) Network Design
11 4 (6.56%) Product Management
11 4 (6.56%) Service Management
11 4 (6.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) C#
1 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
1 9 (14.75%) Python
1 9 (14.75%) VB
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) CISSP
2 19 (31.15%) CISM
3 14 (22.95%) CEH
3 14 (22.95%) GCIA
4 13 (21.31%) GCIH
4 13 (21.31%) GIAC
5 9 (14.75%) Degree
6 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.20%) SANS
7 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.92%) CISA
8 3 (4.92%) CNA
8 3 (4.92%) ISEB
8 3 (4.92%) ISSAP
8 3 (4.92%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (4.92%) Novell Certification
9 2 (3.28%) CCNA
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.28%) GSEC
10 1 (1.64%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.28%) Nessus
2 2 (3.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.28%) Nmap
3 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.64%) OpenVAS
3 1 (1.64%) QRadar
3 1 (1.64%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Sun
2 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
2 2 (3.28%) Intel Security
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Sourcefire
2 2 (3.28%) Splunk
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.64%) F5
3 1 (1.64%) Juniper
3 1 (1.64%) NetWitness
3 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.64%) Qualys
3 1 (1.64%) Trend Micro
3 1 (1.64%) Tripwire
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