Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 121 86
Rank change year-on-year +14 -35 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 6 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.76% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.81% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -12.73% +26.92%
10th Percentile £413 £318 £393
90th Percentile £519 £427 £528
South East median daily rate £448 £460 £413
% change year-on-year -2.72% +11.52% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £147.50 - £38.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,582 2,234 1,543
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.70% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 990 816
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 126 80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.25 £42.79 £40.38
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +8.36%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 6 £438 +21.53% 2
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ISMS
1 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Energy Management
2 1 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) GCIH
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
1 1 (16.67%) AlienVault
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
1 1 (16.67%) Sun