Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Security Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 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.

IT Security Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 218 229
Rank change year-on-year -37 +11 +53
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 9 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 11
City of London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £363 £313 £425
90th Percentile £488 £455 £500
Central London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +5.88%
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 6,635 6,467 6,530
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.30% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,239 5,021 5,239
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 88 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.23 £49.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.04% +6.81% -2.78%

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Splunk
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Qualys
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Tripwire
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) International Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Password Management
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10

IT 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
3 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Password Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Detection
3 1 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 2 (22.22%) Tripwire
3 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 1 (11.11%) IBM