The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 95 108
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 1.31% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.36% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 12
Median daily rate £325 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year +153.43% -38.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2429 2565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.21% 96.62% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1417 1450
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 165 253
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.90% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 17 £265 -31.61%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Suffolk 0 1 £275 -45.00%
Hertfordshire -4 1 £450 +18.42% 2
Bedfordshire -14 1 £500 +17.64%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (51.52%) Unix
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) VMware ESX
3 16 (48.48%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (48.48%) Forensic Analysis
4 14 (42.42%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (39.39%) Digital Forensics
5 13 (39.39%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) Network Packet Analysis
7 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
8 7 (21.21%) Information Security
9 4 (12.12%) WAN
9 4 (12.12%) CISSP
9 4 (12.12%) Firewall
10 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
10 3 (9.09%) Security Management
10 3 (9.09%) Automotive
10 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) Network Security
11 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
11 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
11 2 (6.06%) COBIT
11 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
11 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis

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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
General
1 3 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
1 17 (51.52%) Unix
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (48.48%) Forensic Analysis
2 16 (48.48%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (42.42%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (39.39%) Digital Forensics
5 9 (27.27%) Network Packet Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) Information Security
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Security Management
8 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) Security Operations
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Demand Management
9 1 (3.03%) Email Filtering
9 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) SIEM
9 1 (3.03%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) CISA
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CEH
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) COBIT
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware ESX
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) F5
3 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard