The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Incident Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 609 628 606
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 44 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.060% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.064% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 19
Median daily rate £500 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £137 £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

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Incident Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Incident Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Incident Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Incident Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Incident Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +26 43 £500 +73.91% 6
London +14 26 £450 +50.00% 2
Hammersmith +10 8 £450 +50.00%
Yorkshire +9 7 £463 +68.18% 1
South East +17 6 £700 +133.33%
South Yorkshire 0 6 £500 +33.33%
Bromley - 4 £700 -
North West - 4 £330 -
Hampshire +6 3 £700 +115.38%
Sheffield +2 3 £500 +33.33%
Merseyside - 3 £500 -
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
Southwark - 2 - -
Basingstoke +15 1 £754 +31.13%
City of London +11 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +7 1 £250 +85.18% 1
Leeds +4 1 £250 +85.18% 1
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Bracknell -8 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £700 -
Liverpool - 1 £500 -
Warrington - 1 £160 -
Cheshire - 1 £160 -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (38.27%) SIEM
2 28 (34.57%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (33.33%) Information Security
4 26 (32.10%) Incident Management
4 26 (32.10%) ITIL
5 25 (30.86%) Firewall
6 22 (27.16%) Windows
7 21 (25.93%) Security Operations
8 20 (24.69%) Digital Forensics
8 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
9 18 (22.22%) Finance
10 16 (19.75%) Intel Security
11 15 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (17.28%) Network Security
12 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
13 13 (16.05%) Cisco
13 13 (16.05%) CISSP
13 13 (16.05%) Degree
14 12 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
14 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
14 12 (14.81%) Analytics
14 12 (14.81%) RSA Security Analytics
15 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
15 11 (13.58%) GIAC
15 11 (13.58%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (13.58%) Service Management
16 10 (12.35%) Citrix
16 10 (12.35%) Wireshark

Incident 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Office
2 7 (8.64%) MS Project
2 7 (8.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) Firewall
2 14 (17.28%) Network Security
3 11 (13.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (12.35%) tcpdump
4 10 (12.35%) Wireshark
5 5 (6.17%) SSH
5 5 (6.17%) SSL
5 5 (6.17%) VPN
6 3 (3.70%) HTTP
6 3 (3.70%) SNMP
6 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.47%) Intranet
8 1 (1.23%) LAN
8 1 (1.23%) PBX
8 1 (1.23%) Skype
8 1 (1.23%) VoIP
8 1 (1.23%) WAN
8 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.64%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 9 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 8 (9.88%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (7.41%) Freedom of Information
6 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.70%) PKI
8 2 (2.47%) User Experience
9 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
2 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.41%) Linux
5 5 (6.17%) AIX
5 5 (6.17%) Solaris
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) SIEM
2 28 (34.57%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (33.33%) Information Security
4 26 (32.10%) Incident Management
4 26 (32.10%) ITIL
5 21 (25.93%) Security Operations
6 20 (24.69%) Digital Forensics
7 15 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (14.81%) Analytics
8 12 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 12 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (13.58%) Service Management
10 8 (9.88%) Change Management
10 8 (9.88%) ITIL V3
10 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
11 7 (8.64%) Information Management
11 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
12 6 (7.41%) Data Protection
13 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) Python
2 2 (2.47%) C#
2 2 (2.47%) Java
2 2 (2.47%) Perl
2 2 (2.47%) PHP
2 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) CISSP
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 11 (13.58%) GIAC
3 9 (11.11%) GCIH
4 8 (9.88%) GCFA
4 8 (9.88%) GCIA
5 6 (7.41%) CFCE
5 6 (7.41%) EnCE
5 6 (7.41%) GCFE
5 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) CISM
7 3 (3.70%) SANS
8 2 (2.47%) CEH
8 2 (2.47%) ECIH
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CISA
9 1 (1.23%) GSEC
9 1 (1.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) COBIT
2 3 (3.70%) COSO
2 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.70%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.47%) Snort
4 1 (1.23%) Cygwin
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (12.35%) EnCase
3 4 (4.94%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.94%) QRadar
4 3 (3.70%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Intel Security
3 13 (16.05%) Cisco
4 10 (12.35%) ArcSight
4 10 (12.35%) Citrix
4 10 (12.35%) Splunk
5 9 (11.11%) Rapid7
5 9 (11.11%) Remedy
6 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
6 8 (9.88%) Juniper
7 7 (8.64%) NetWitness
8 3 (3.70%) 3Com
8 3 (3.70%) EMC
9 2 (2.47%) BMC
9 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.47%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.23%) Dynatrace
10 1 (1.23%) FireEye
10 1 (1.23%) hybris
10 1 (1.23%) Symantec