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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 617 618 623
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 24 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.037% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.039% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 2
Median daily rate £515 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £515 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+21.17% +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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
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 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 25 May 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 14 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 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
England -11 24 £515 +21.17% 14
London +10 16 £550 +22.90% 5
South East -15 4 - - 4
Berkshire -8 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £515 -
North West - 2 £515 - 1
City of London +45 1 - - 2
Bristol +2 1 £550 -
South West -6 1 £550 - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Bromley - 1 £320 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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%) Information Security
3 22 (44.90%) CISSP
4 16 (32.65%) CISM
5 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 14 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (28.57%) CEH
5 14 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
6 13 (26.53%) GIAC
7 12 (24.49%) SIEM
7 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.45%) Security Operations
8 11 (22.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (18.37%) Python
9 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
9 9 (18.37%) GCIA
9 9 (18.37%) GCIH
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
11 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
11 7 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (14.29%) Nessus
11 7 (14.29%) Nmap
12 6 (12.24%) Network Security
12 6 (12.24%) Computer Forensics
12 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
12 6 (12.24%) VB
12 6 (12.24%) C#
12 6 (12.24%) CISA

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 11 (22.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (12.24%) Network Security
3 5 (10.20%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
2 4 (8.16%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.37%) Management Information System
4 7 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (8.16%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (6.12%) Equities
6 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
7 2 (4.08%) CESG
8 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (2.04%) Cybercrime
8 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.04%) Fintech
8 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 23 (46.94%) Information Security
3 14 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (24.49%) SIEM
5 11 (22.45%) Security Operations
6 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 6 (12.24%) Asset Management
8 6 (12.24%) Computer Forensics
9 5 (10.20%) Product Management
9 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
10 4 (8.16%) Information Assurance
10 4 (8.16%) Information Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) OWASP
10 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.16%) Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Python
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) VB
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) CISSP
2 16 (32.65%) CISM
3 14 (28.57%) CEH
4 13 (26.53%) GIAC
5 9 (18.37%) GCIA
5 9 (18.37%) GCIH
6 6 (12.24%) CISA
7 5 (10.20%) Degree
7 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) CREST Certified
8 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.12%) CNA
9 3 (6.12%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (6.12%) Novell Certification
9 3 (6.12%) PCI QSA
9 3 (6.12%) SANS
10 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
10 2 (4.08%) OSCP
11 1 (2.04%) CCNA
11 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Nessus
1 7 (14.29%) Nmap
2 4 (8.16%) OpenVAS
3 3 (6.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (4.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) ArcSight
2 5 (10.20%) Qualys
2 5 (10.20%) Splunk
3 4 (8.16%) Symantec
3 4 (8.16%) Tripwire
4 3 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) LogRhythm
4 3 (6.12%) NetIQ
4 3 (6.12%) Novell
4 3 (6.12%) Q1 Labs
4 3 (6.12%) Sun
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Intel Security