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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 630 601 589
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 26 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.050% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 15
Median daily rate £475 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £126 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £463 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 -

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
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 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 17 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 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 -21 26 £475 +71.17% 7
South East -15 13 £650 +160.00% 1
Hampshire +2 12 £700 +47.36%
Basingstoke -7 12 £700 +47.36%
London -3 9 £320 -1.53% 2
City of London +40 5 £313 +2.45% 1
Yorkshire +7 2 £367 +193.20% 1
Sheffield - 2 £367 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £367 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £168 -
Marlow - 1 £168 -
Northampton - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
North West - 1 - -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (47.17%) Security Operations
2 23 (43.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 22 (41.51%) SIEM
3 22 (41.51%) ITIL
4 21 (39.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (37.74%) CISSP
5 20 (37.74%) Mentoring
6 19 (35.85%) Degree
7 16 (30.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (30.19%) Digital Forensics
8 15 (28.30%) Information Security
9 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (24.53%) Analytics
10 13 (24.53%) Intel Security
10 13 (24.53%) Windows
10 13 (24.53%) RSA Security Analytics
11 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (22.64%) Service Management
11 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (20.75%) Cisco
12 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.98%) Finance
13 9 (16.98%) Remedy
13 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
13 9 (16.98%) COBIT
14 8 (15.09%) GCIA
14 8 (15.09%) GCIH
14 8 (15.09%) MS Project
14 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
14 8 (15.09%) MS Excel

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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
1 8 (15.09%) MS Project
1 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) HTTP
3 4 (7.55%) SSH
3 4 (7.55%) SSL
3 4 (7.55%) VPN
4 3 (5.66%) tcpdump
4 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.77%) SNMP
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) Intranet
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) PBX
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) GIS
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) PKI
5 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.77%) User Experience
7 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) AIX
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Security Operations
2 23 (43.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 22 (41.51%) ITIL
3 22 (41.51%) SIEM
4 21 (39.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (37.74%) Mentoring
6 16 (30.19%) Digital Forensics
7 15 (28.30%) Information Security
8 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (24.53%) Analytics
10 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
10 12 (22.64%) Service Management
11 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
12 7 (13.21%) Change Management
12 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
12 7 (13.21%) Security Management
13 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
13 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
14 4 (7.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) CISSP
2 19 (35.85%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) GCIA
3 8 (15.09%) GCIH
4 4 (7.55%) GIAC
4 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CFCE
5 3 (5.66%) EnCE
5 3 (5.66%) GCFA
5 3 (5.66%) GCFE
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) CEH
6 1 (1.89%) CISM
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) COBIT
2 4 (7.55%) COSO
2 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.55%) SAS 70
3 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (5.66%) EnCase
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Intel Security
2 11 (20.75%) Cisco
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.98%) Remedy
4 7 (13.21%) NetWitness
5 3 (5.66%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Rapid7
5 3 (5.66%) Splunk
6 2 (3.77%) 3Com
6 2 (3.77%) BMC
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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