The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 29 June 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 69 59
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.13% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £378 £433
% change year-on-year +9.27% -12.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 604 755 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.27% 94.38% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1849 1790
Birmingham median daily rate £383 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +10.71%  
10th Percentile £263 £236 £210
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 86
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.55 £9.50
90th Percentile £41.00 £43.75 £29.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Birmingham

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Birmingham

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Birmingham region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Kaspersky