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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Incident Analyst
UK
Rank 566 594 575
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 21 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.072% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.076% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 21
Median daily rate £388 £600 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% +118.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £204 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £600 £153
% change year-on-year
-36.45% +292.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.15 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 22 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +15 20 £381 -36.45% 6
London +17 9 £525 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire +10 3 £450 +47.54%
South East +6 3 £263 -56.25% 1
West Yorkshire +13 2 - -
Leeds +10 2 - -
East of England +1 2 £395 +4.63%
West Midlands -9 2 £375 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £138 -
Telford - 2 £375 -
Shropshire - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £138 -
Hampshire +8 1 £388 - 1
Basingstoke +8 1 £388 -
Hertfordshire -6 1 £525 +191.66%
Essex - 1 £265 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £525 -
Sheffield - 1 £450 -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 30 (50.85%) Incident Management
2 25 (42.37%) SIEM
3 23 (38.98%) Information Security
4 20 (33.90%) ITIL
4 20 (33.90%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (32.20%) Security Monitoring
6 17 (28.81%) Firewall
7 15 (25.42%) Security Operations
8 14 (23.73%) Finance
9 13 (22.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (22.03%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (20.34%) Data Analysis
11 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.95%) Windows
12 10 (16.95%) Service Management
12 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
13 9 (15.25%) CISSP
13 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (15.25%) Problem Management
13 9 (15.25%) Network Security
14 8 (13.56%) GCIH
14 8 (13.56%) Linux
15 7 (11.86%) SLA
15 7 (11.86%) VPN
15 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (11.86%) CSIRT
16 6 (10.17%) QRadar
16 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management

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 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS Project
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (15.25%) Network Security
4 7 (11.86%) VPN
5 4 (6.78%) SSH
5 4 (6.78%) SSL
6 2 (3.39%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) Internet
7 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Big Data
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Fat Client
3 5 (8.47%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.39%) PKI
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) AIX
3 4 (6.78%) Solaris
3 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Incident Management
2 25 (42.37%) SIEM
3 23 (38.98%) Information Security
4 20 (33.90%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (33.90%) ITIL
5 19 (32.20%) Security Monitoring
6 15 (25.42%) Security Operations
7 12 (20.34%) Data Analysis
8 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (16.95%) Service Management
9 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
9 9 (15.25%) Problem Management
9 9 (15.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (8.47%) Content Development
11 5 (8.47%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (8.47%) Threat Detection
12 4 (6.78%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Python
2 2 (3.39%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
2 2 (3.39%) PHP
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) CISSP
2 8 (13.56%) GCIH
3 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) CEH
4 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) GCFA
4 5 (8.47%) GIAC
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) CCSA
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.08%) CISM
5 3 (5.08%) GCIA
5 3 (5.08%) MCP
5 3 (5.08%) SANS
6 2 (3.39%) ECIH
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.69%) CISA
7 1 (1.69%) GSEC
7 1 (1.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) COBIT
2 2 (3.39%) COSO
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) SAS 70
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.47%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.39%) Snort
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) CSIRT
2 6 (10.17%) QRadar
3 4 (6.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (6.78%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (5.08%) SCCM
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.69%) EnCase
5 1 (1.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) ArcSight
2 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
2 6 (10.17%) Juniper
2 6 (10.17%) Splunk
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) Remedy
6 2 (3.39%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.69%) FireEye
7 1 (1.69%) hybris
7 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.69%) VMware