Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Incident Analyst was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 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.

Incident Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 788 817
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 48 76 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.077% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.082% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 47
England median daily rate £463 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +38.46% +18.18%
10th Percentile £202 £213 £145
90th Percentile £591 £725 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £310
% change year-on-year +2.78% +45.16% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
England median hourly rate £20.91 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.28% -7.41% -
10th Percentile £20.37 £11.25 £12.30
90th Percentile £21.46 £16.48 £14.70
UK median hourly rate £20.91 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +67.28% -7.41% -

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 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
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 £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Incident Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Incident Analyst in England

Incident Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Analyst in England

Incident Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Analyst in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Analyst in England

Incident Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Analyst in England

Incident 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 Incident Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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
North of England +56 14 £563 +28.57%
Yorkshire +32 11 £575 +31.43%
South East +3 9 £338 -46.00% 2
London -34 9 £563 +25.00% 1
East of England - 7 £160 -
South West +7 6 £278 +38.75%
Midlands +27 3 £231 -38.33%
West Midlands +23 3 £231 -38.33%
North East - 2 - -
North West +14 1 £425 +28.79%
Incident Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Incident 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 Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (60.42%) Incident Management
2 17 (35.42%) ITIL
3 16 (33.33%) Information Security
4 14 (29.17%) Finance
4 14 (29.17%) Firewall
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 13 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 9 (18.75%) SIEM
7 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Banking
7 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 8 (16.67%) Validation
7 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (14.58%) CSIRT
8 7 (14.58%) Symantec
8 7 (14.58%) CISM
8 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
8 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (14.58%) SLA
8 7 (14.58%) CISSP
8 7 (14.58%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (14.58%) Investment Management
9 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.50%) Internet

Incident 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) Internet
3 6 (12.50%) SMS
4 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) BGP
6 1 (2.08%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) OSPF
6 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Metasploit
2 4 (8.33%) IDA Disassembler
2 4 (8.33%) OllyDbg
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Law
4 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.08%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 8 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) VMS
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Incident Management
2 17 (35.42%) ITIL
3 16 (33.33%) Information Security
4 13 (27.08%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 9 (18.75%) SIEM
6 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Validation
7 7 (14.58%) Computer Forensics
7 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.58%) Investment Management
8 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.42%) Actionable Insight
9 5 (10.42%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Service Management
9 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (8.33%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Perl
1 6 (12.50%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) CISM
1 7 (14.58%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) CRISC
5 2 (4.17%) GCIA
5 2 (4.17%) GCIH
5 2 (4.17%) GIAC
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Novell Certification
5 2 (4.17%) SANS
6 1 (2.08%) CREST Certified
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) VirtualBox
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) CSIRT
2 5 (10.42%) QRadar
3 4 (8.33%) EnCase
4 3 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.08%) MOM
5 1 (2.08%) Netcool
5 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Symantec
2 4 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.08%) BMC
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) PayPal
4 1 (2.08%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.08%) Siemens
4 1 (2.08%) Sun