Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Application Security Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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.

Applications Security Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 848 848
Rank change year-on-year +27 0 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Application Security Analyst 41 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.008% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 12
England median daily rate £488 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +16.14% -9.37%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £333
90th Percentile £575 £595 £461
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -2.50% +16.14% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Application Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Application Security Analyst in England

Application Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Security Analyst in England

Application Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Security Analyst in England

Application Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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
London +19 35 £488 -2.50% 1
South East - 6 £420 -
Application Security Analyst
UK

Application Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Application 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 England region featuring Application Security Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (73.17%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (51.22%) OWASP
3 20 (48.78%) Security Testing
3 20 (48.78%) CISSP
4 19 (46.34%) CRISC
4 19 (46.34%) Cyberthreat
5 18 (43.90%) ITIL
5 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
6 17 (41.46%) SDLC
7 15 (36.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (31.71%) Firewall
9 12 (29.27%) Information Security
10 11 (26.83%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) Linux
11 10 (24.39%) MCSE
11 10 (24.39%) SSCP
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (24.39%) CEH
11 10 (24.39%) Data Protection
11 10 (24.39%) PKI
11 10 (24.39%) CASP
11 10 (24.39%) SIEM
11 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (24.39%) Analytics
12 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (21.95%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (21.95%) Secure Coding
12 9 (21.95%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (21.95%) Degree
12 9 (21.95%) Reverse Proxy

Application Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 9 (21.95%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (19.51%) Internet
4 5 (12.20%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.88%) CruiseControl
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (24.39%) PKI
3 9 (21.95%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (19.51%) Wiki
5 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) HPUX
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (51.22%) OWASP
3 20 (48.78%) Security Testing
4 18 (43.90%) ITIL
4 18 (43.90%) PRINCE2
5 17 (41.46%) SDLC
6 15 (36.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (29.27%) Information Security
8 10 (24.39%) Analytics
8 10 (24.39%) Data Protection
8 10 (24.39%) SIEM
8 10 (24.39%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (21.95%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (21.95%) Secure Coding
10 8 (19.51%) Information Governance
10 8 (19.51%) Source Code Analysis
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C#
1 3 (7.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) CRISC
3 10 (24.39%) CASP
3 10 (24.39%) CEH
3 10 (24.39%) MCSE
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (24.39%) SSCP
4 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 8 (19.51%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Fortify
2 5 (12.20%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Citrix
1 9 (21.95%) HP
2 5 (12.20%) CA
2 5 (12.20%) Qualys
2 5 (12.20%) Remedy
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.44%) VMware