Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Security Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 149 175
Rank change year-on-year -22 +26 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 38 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 0.99% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.03% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 14
East of England median daily rate £390 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £291 £256 £287
90th Percentile £555 £575 £523
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.89% +13.18%
England median hourly rate £60.51 £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year +72.87% -12.89% +13.99%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4856 4661 5558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.65% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2691 3248
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 375 531
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the East of England

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in the East of England

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in the East of England

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in the East of England

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 17 £350 -15.15% 1
Bedfordshire -6 12 £490 +18.79%
Essex -28 4 £488 +39.29% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £425 - 1
Suffolk +4 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (52.63%) Information Security
2 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (26.32%) Security Operations
5 9 (23.68%) CISSP
5 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
6 8 (21.05%) COBIT
6 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 7 (18.42%) CCSA
7 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
7 7 (18.42%) CCSE
7 7 (18.42%) Juniper
7 7 (18.42%) Nokia
7 7 (18.42%) Citrix
7 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
7 7 (18.42%) TACACS
7 7 (18.42%) LAN
7 7 (18.42%) WAN
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco
7 7 (18.42%) CCIE
7 7 (18.42%) CCNP
7 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
7 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (18.42%) F5
8 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
1 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (18.42%) LAN
2 7 (18.42%) TACACS
2 7 (18.42%) WAN
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) ICMP
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.63%) FMCG
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Information Security
2 10 (26.32%) Security Operations
3 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.53%) Service Design
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.89%) SIEM
7 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Case Management
8 2 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) JCL
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) REXX
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CISSP
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.42%) CCIE
3 7 (18.42%) CCNP
3 7 (18.42%) CCSA
3 7 (18.42%) CCSE
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 3 (7.89%) CISM
7 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) GCIA
7 2 (5.26%) GCIH
8 1 (2.63%) CCNA
8 1 (2.63%) CEH
8 1 (2.63%) OSCP
8 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) COBIT
2 5 (13.16%) GDPR
2 5 (13.16%) SLA
3 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.89%) PMO
5 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) RACF
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) CSIRT
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) zSecure
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
1 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco
1 7 (18.42%) Citrix
1 7 (18.42%) F5
1 7 (18.42%) Juniper
1 7 (18.42%) Nokia
2 4 (10.53%) Computacenter
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.26%) NetWitness
3 2 (5.26%) Qualys
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) VMware