Period
to 25 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 89 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.40% 0.34% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.36% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £340 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -25.00% +14.29%
East of England median daily rate £400 £488 £300
% change year-on-year -17.95% +62.50% -27.27%
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 944 1,106 1,078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 94.77% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 534 514
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £192 £230 £129
90th Percentile £606 £563 £525
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 107 115
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.43% +12.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £10.92 £11.92 £10.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.75 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% -16.67% -1.18%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 March 2019. 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
Cambridge -2 3 £340 +13.33% 4
Peterborough +19 1 - - 1
Security Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Runbook
3 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) SANS
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) GCFE
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (50.00%) CSIRT
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) GCIH
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Law
3 2 (50.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Runbook
3 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) GCFE
2 2 (50.00%) GCIH
2 2 (50.00%) GIAC
2 2 (50.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (50.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (25.00%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec