Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 September 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 88 103
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.18% 0.24% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.25% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.93% -6.00% -8.81%
10th Percentile £272 £331 £359
90th Percentile £426 £382 £515
North West median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,211 1,182 1,608
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 94.79% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 822 1,169
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £268 £254 £260
90th Percentile £538 £538 £578
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 61 53
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.79% -8.04%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.25 £11.26
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £18.84 £16.75
% change year-on-year +2.18% +12.48% -9.31%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 September 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
Knutsford +4 6 £388 - 3
Wilmslow - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £425 -
Security Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (13.33%) Taxonomies
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) CISSP
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) CISM
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) ITSM
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Security Management
7 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat

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:

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) F5