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 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 606 619 596
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 37 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.039% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.042% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 11
Median daily rate £446 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £478 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
+43.33% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -38.09%

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
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 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
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 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 24 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 26 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 +24 37 £446 +29.34% 18
London +27 15 £320 -3.75% 6
South East +9 13 £650 +36.84% 1
Hampshire +8 11 £700 +47.36% 1
Basingstoke -2 11 £700 +47.36% 1
North West -10 5 - - 3
City of London - 5 £318 - 3
Merseyside - 5 - - 1
Liverpool - 4 - -
South West - 2 £200 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £200 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £418 +108.75% 5
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £168 -
Reading - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 £168 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - 1 £418 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £200 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £418 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 21 (38.18%) Digital Forensics
2 20 (36.36%) ITIL
3 19 (34.55%) Windows
4 18 (32.73%) Security Operations
5 17 (30.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (29.09%) SIEM
6 16 (29.09%) Degree
7 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.27%) Information Security
8 14 (25.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
9 13 (23.64%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (23.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
10 12 (21.82%) Intel Security
10 12 (21.82%) Firewall
10 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
11 11 (20.00%) CISSP
11 11 (20.00%) Service Management
11 11 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
11 11 (20.00%) Analytics
12 10 (18.18%) EnCase
12 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (18.18%) Wireshark
12 10 (18.18%) tcpdump
12 10 (18.18%) Splunk
12 10 (18.18%) Cisco
13 9 (16.36%) Remedy
13 9 (16.36%) ArcSight

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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Project
1 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (18.18%) tcpdump
3 10 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) Intranet
4 2 (3.64%) SNMP
4 2 (3.64%) SSH
4 2 (3.64%) SSL
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) LAN
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) PBX
5 1 (1.82%) Skype
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
5 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
6 4 (7.27%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.64%) PKI
7 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (3.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) AIX
5 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Digital Forensics
2 20 (36.36%) ITIL
3 18 (32.73%) Security Operations
4 17 (30.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (29.09%) SIEM
6 15 (27.27%) Information Security
7 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
7 14 (25.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (23.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (23.64%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
10 11 (20.00%) Analytics
10 11 (20.00%) Service Management
11 7 (12.73%) ITIL V3
11 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
11 7 (12.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
13 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (9.09%) Change Management
13 5 (9.09%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) CISSP
3 8 (14.55%) CFCE
3 8 (14.55%) EnCE
3 8 (14.55%) GCFA
3 8 (14.55%) GCFE
3 8 (14.55%) GIAC
4 6 (10.91%) GCIA
4 6 (10.91%) GCIH
5 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) COBIT
2 3 (5.45%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) COSO
3 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) SAS 70
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.82%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (18.18%) EnCase
3 2 (3.64%) QRadar
3 2 (3.64%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) Intel Security
3 10 (18.18%) Cisco
3 10 (18.18%) Splunk
4 9 (16.36%) ArcSight
4 9 (16.36%) Rapid7
4 9 (16.36%) Remedy
5 7 (12.73%) NetWitness
6 6 (10.91%) Citrix
7 2 (3.64%) 3Com
7 2 (3.64%) BMC
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.82%) FireEye
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) IBM
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Trend Micro
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