Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 185 182
Rank change year-on-year -50 -3 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 23 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.90% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.95% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 51 53
City of London median daily rate £438 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £376
90th Percentile £523 £525 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
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 6,682 6,501 6,340
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.78% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,288 5,107 5,052
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%

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 October 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 October 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 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 6 (26.09%) Information Security
3 6 (26.09%) SIEM
3 6 (26.09%) Splunk
4 5 (21.74%) CISSP
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Unix
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
6 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.04%) Mimecast
6 3 (13.04%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) GDPR
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (13.04%) Darktrace
7 2 (8.70%) Tripwire
7 2 (8.70%) PKI
7 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.70%) International Banking
7 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (8.70%) NGN
7 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Banking
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment

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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) NGN
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) 4G
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) International Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) SIEM
3 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.35%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CEH
2 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) GCIH
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.35%) SANS
2 1 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) AirWatch
1 2 (8.70%) CSIRT
1 2 (8.70%) QRadar
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Splunk
2 3 (13.04%) Darktrace
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.70%) Qualys
3 2 (8.70%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) FireEye
4 1 (4.35%) Gemalto
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) Sophos
4 1 (4.35%) Thales
4 1 (4.35%) VMware