Period
to 21 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Analyst was £462 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Information Security Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 239 215
Rank change year-on-year -5 -24 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 10 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
City of London median daily rate £462 £375 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.20% -22.08% -3.75%
10th Percentile £396 £315 £394
90th Percentile £488 £482 £569
Central London median daily rate £462 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +23.27% -21.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,438 6,703 5,896
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 94.44% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,034 5,325 4,677
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £305 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 98 72
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.25 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -11.44% -8.24%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.45 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -12.46%

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, Information 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 City of London region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) GDPR
4 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (30.00%) CISA
4 3 (30.00%) CISM
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (10.00%) Lumension
6 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
6 1 (10.00%) Varonis
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
6 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (10.00%) CSIRT
6 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) ISMS
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) 4G
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISA
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GDPR
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CSIRT
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (10.00%) Intel
1 1 (10.00%) Lumension
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (10.00%) Sophos
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk
1 1 (10.00%) Varonis
1 1 (10.00%) VMware