Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 January 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 78 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.29% 0.64% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.66% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Cheshire median daily rate £410 £530 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.64% +17.78% -4.76%
10th Percentile £403 £351 £374
90th Percentile £470 £545 £470
North West median daily rate £400 £480 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £61.01 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Contract vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 1,115 1,204 1,213
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.17% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 844 858
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £213
90th Percentile £569 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 58 60
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £15.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -3.81% -13.01%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.53 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £37.50 £29.31
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -18.60%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Cheshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Cheshire

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
Knutsford 0 9 £410 +46.43%
Wilmslow - 3 - -
Security Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) CISA
3 4 (26.67%) CISM
3 4 (26.67%) Data Security
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Legal
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Hyland

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

General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Data Security
2 4 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISA
1 4 (26.67%) CISM
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Hyland
2 1 (6.67%) SAP