Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 199 201
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 51 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.68% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 35 27
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% -9.47%
10th Percentile £363 £380 £329
90th Percentile £615 £575 £560
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £443
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95% -9.23%
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 6,650 5,883 6,237
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.83% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,258 4,560 4,950
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £290
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 61 94
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -11.15% +11.23%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.73
90th Percentile £37.63 £30.07 £46.85
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.96 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% -15.20% +11.95%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the City of London

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 Security Analyst in the City of London.

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

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 City of London region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (58.82%) Information Security
2 27 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (49.02%) Finance
4 21 (41.18%) CISSP
5 17 (33.33%) Banking
6 16 (31.37%) Firewall
7 13 (25.49%) SIEM
7 13 (25.49%) Security Monitoring
8 12 (23.53%) ITIL
9 11 (21.57%) Analytics
10 10 (19.61%) Qualys
10 10 (19.61%) SSL
11 9 (17.65%) Linux
11 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (15.69%) Windows
12 8 (15.69%) Legal
12 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
12 8 (15.69%) CISM
13 7 (13.73%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (13.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
13 7 (13.73%) Security Operations
14 6 (11.76%) Splunk
14 6 (11.76%) Wireshark
14 6 (11.76%) Security Architecture
14 6 (11.76%) CISA
15 5 (9.80%) DNS
15 5 (9.80%) Cisco
15 5 (9.80%) Network Security
15 5 (9.80%) Ethical Hacking

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 3 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Firewall
2 10 (19.61%) SSL
3 6 (11.76%) Wireshark
4 5 (9.80%) DNS
4 5 (9.80%) Network Security
5 4 (7.84%) DHCP
5 4 (7.84%) DKIM
5 4 (7.84%) DMARC
5 4 (7.84%) Internet
5 4 (7.84%) VPN
6 3 (5.88%) NGN
7 2 (3.92%) BGP
7 2 (3.92%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.92%) OSPF
7 2 (3.92%) SCCP
7 2 (3.92%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.96%) IPsec
8 1 (1.96%) LAN
8 1 (1.96%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Fiddler
General
1 25 (49.02%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (15.69%) Legal
4 5 (9.80%) International Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Law
6 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) HTML5
2 3 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) PKI
4 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Information Security
2 27 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (25.49%) Security Monitoring
3 13 (25.49%) SIEM
4 12 (23.53%) ITIL
5 11 (21.57%) Analytics
6 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (13.73%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (13.73%) Security Operations
7 7 (13.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (11.76%) Security Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
9 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
11 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) C
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) CISSP
2 8 (15.69%) CISM
3 6 (11.76%) CISA
4 5 (9.80%) CEH
5 3 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.92%) OCA
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCSP
7 1 (1.96%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.96%) CRISC
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.96%) SANS
7 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) GDPR
1 3 (5.88%) MiFID
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (7.84%) Nessus
1 4 (7.84%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.88%) CASB
2 3 (5.88%) PingFederate
3 1 (1.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Qualys
2 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
3 6 (11.76%) Splunk
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 3 (5.88%) F5
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.92%) CA
6 2 (3.92%) FireEye
6 2 (3.92%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee
6 2 (3.92%) Ping Identity
6 2 (3.92%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) Aruba
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.96%) Trustwave