The median contractor rate for a Information Security Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
London / City of London
Rank - 146 180
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2830 3118 4807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.38% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2488 3612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Analyst in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Analyst in the City of London

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Information Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
5 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 2 (18.18%) EnCE
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 2 (18.18%) CCFP
6 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (18.18%) GREM
6 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (18.18%) GPEN
6 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) SSCP
6 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Software Audit
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CCFP
2 2 (18.18%) CCSP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) EnCE
2 2 (18.18%) GCFA
2 2 (18.18%) GCIA
2 2 (18.18%) GPEN
2 2 (18.18%) GREM
2 2 (18.18%) SSCP
3 1 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) IIBA
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
2 1 (9.09%) Qualys
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec