The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Analyst
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 114 134
Rank change year-on-year +37 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 20 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 0.49% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -3.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -4.68% +11.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year +153.43% -38.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1690 2278 2765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.32% 92.56% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 1177 1420
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 73 85
Median hourly rate £16.10 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.24% +51.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Maidenhead - 8 £275 - 1
Reading +22 3 £353 -9.48%
Bracknell -1 1 - - 1
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Security 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (28.57%) SAP Security
2 6 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) MS Access
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (19.05%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) CISA
6 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.52%) Jetty
6 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Apache
6 2 (9.52%) Tomcat

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Jetty
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) SAP Security
2 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SANS
4 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.76%) HP