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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 622 634 594
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 38 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.070% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.074% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 8
Median daily rate £438 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £232 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.63% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -14 38 £438 +59.09% 9
London +15 19 £600 +118.18% 1
North West -1 6 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -10 6 £421 +53.18% 2
Merseyside - 6 £500 -
City of London +54 5 - -
South Yorkshire -8 5 £421 +12.33%
Liverpool - 5 £500 -
South East -7 4 £232 -51.15% 1
Basingstoke +5 3 £232 -51.15%
Hampshire +1 3 £232 -42.00%
Hammersmith +3 2 £450 +50.00%
Sheffield -13 2 £418 +11.33%
Southwark - 2 - -
South West - 2 £200 -
Wiltshire - 2 £200 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
West Yorkshire -11 1 - - 2
Chiswick - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £475 -
Chippenham - 1 £200 -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 22 (37.29%) Digital Forensics
2 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 20 (33.90%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (32.20%) ITIL
4 18 (30.51%) Firewall
4 18 (30.51%) SIEM
4 18 (30.51%) Security Operations
5 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
5 16 (27.12%) Incident Management
6 15 (25.42%) Information Security
6 15 (25.42%) Intel Security
7 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (22.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
9 12 (20.34%) Degree
10 11 (18.64%) Wireshark
10 11 (18.64%) tcpdump
10 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (18.64%) Service Management
10 11 (18.64%) Cisco
10 11 (18.64%) Analytics
10 11 (18.64%) Splunk
10 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (18.64%) RSA Security Analytics
10 11 (18.64%) EnCase
11 10 (16.95%) Rapid7
11 10 (16.95%) ArcSight
12 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
12 9 (15.25%) Remedy
13 8 (13.56%) Management Information System

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 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Project
2 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) Firewall
2 11 (18.64%) tcpdump
2 11 (18.64%) Wireshark
3 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (10.17%) Network Security
5 3 (5.08%) SNMP
5 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.39%) HTTP
6 2 (3.39%) Intranet
6 2 (3.39%) SSH
6 2 (3.39%) SSL
6 2 (3.39%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (1.69%) PBX
7 1 (1.69%) Skype
7 1 (1.69%) VoIP
7 1 (1.69%) WAN
7 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Legal
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (11.86%) Thin Client
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (10.17%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (8.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.39%) PKI
6 2 (3.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) Linux
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
5 2 (3.39%) Unix
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Digital Forensics
2 20 (33.90%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (32.20%) ITIL
4 18 (30.51%) Security Operations
4 18 (30.51%) SIEM
5 16 (27.12%) Incident Management
6 15 (25.42%) Information Security
7 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (22.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (18.64%) Analytics
9 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
9 11 (18.64%) Service Management
9 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
11 7 (11.86%) Information Management
11 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
12 6 (10.17%) Change Management
12 6 (10.17%) Data Protection
12 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) CFCE
2 7 (11.86%) EnCE
2 7 (11.86%) GCFA
2 7 (11.86%) GCFE
2 7 (11.86%) GIAC
3 6 (10.17%) CISSP
3 6 (10.17%) GCIA
3 6 (10.17%) GCIH
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) COBIT
2 2 (3.39%) COSO
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.69%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) EnCase
1 11 (18.64%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.08%) QRadar
3 3 (5.08%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) Intel Security
3 11 (18.64%) Cisco
3 11 (18.64%) Splunk
4 10 (16.95%) ArcSight
4 10 (16.95%) Rapid7
5 9 (15.25%) Remedy
6 8 (13.56%) Citrix
7 7 (11.86%) NetWitness
8 3 (5.08%) 3Com
8 3 (5.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) BMC
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) Juniper
9 2 (3.39%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.69%) FireEye
10 1 (1.69%) IBM
10 1 (1.69%) SAP
10 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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