Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 11 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 95 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.78% 0.49% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.52% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £463 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.59% -9.38% -3.03%
East of England median daily rate £450 £380 £406
% change year-on-year +18.42% -6.46% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,077 1,337 1,088
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 94.29% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 664 509
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -2.63%
10th Percentile £250 £202 £170
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 135 113
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +39.53% +55.80%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.50 £10.85
90th Percentile £49.50 £49.75 £47.35
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% -7.50% -5.34%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 11 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
Peterborough +13 3 - - 1
Cambridge 0 3 £463 +54.17% 4
Security Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) SWIFT
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Encryption
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) API Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

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

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) API Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Data Encryption
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
2 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec