The median contractor rate for a Incident Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Incident Analyst
UK / England
Rank 549 595 564
Rank change year-on-year +46 -31  
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 25 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.037% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.039% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 20
Median daily rate £300 £550 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +80.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £331 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £600 £191
% change year-on-year -55.83% +213.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £28.67 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.26% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +94.44% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Incident Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Incident Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Analyst in England

Incident Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Analyst in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 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
London +37 12 £350 -30.00%
East of England +4 8 £265 -37.64% 1
South East +24 4 £268 -55.41% 2
Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Incident Analyst
UK

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 21 (46.67%) Incident Management
2 19 (42.22%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (31.11%) Unix
4 13 (28.89%) Windows
4 13 (28.89%) ITIL
5 11 (24.44%) Linux
5 11 (24.44%) Information Security
5 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
6 10 (22.22%) Service Management
6 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (20.00%) VMware
7 9 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
8 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
8 8 (17.78%) Firewall
8 8 (17.78%) Digital Forensics
8 8 (17.78%) SIEM
8 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
8 8 (17.78%) Network Packet Analysis
8 8 (17.78%) Security Operations
8 8 (17.78%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.56%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (15.56%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (13.33%) Finance
10 6 (13.33%) SLA
10 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Unix
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Incident Management
2 19 (42.22%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Data Analysis
4 11 (24.44%) Information Security
5 10 (22.22%) Service Management
5 10 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Digital Forensics
7 8 (17.78%) Network Packet Analysis
7 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
7 8 (17.78%) Security Operations
7 8 (17.78%) SIEM
8 7 (15.56%) Ethical Hacking
8 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) Security Monitoring
9 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
10 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (8.89%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.89%) GCIH
5 3 (6.67%) CCSA
5 3 (6.67%) CEH
5 3 (6.67%) GCFA
5 3 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
6 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CSIRT
1 4 (8.89%) QRadar
2 3 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) EnCase
3 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Splunk
3 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) FireEye
5 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec