The median contractor rate for an Incident Analyst was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 601 602
Rank change year-on-year +37 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 26 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.073% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.076% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 8
Median daily rate £333 £421 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.97% +26.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £750 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £475 £300
% change year-on-year -29.47% +58.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00

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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
East of England - 9 £350 -
South West +18 7 £335 +67.50% 1
London +8 5 £325 +1.56% 4
South East +11 4 - -
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
Incident Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 26 (49.06%) Incident Management
2 19 (35.85%) ITIL
3 16 (30.19%) Information Security
4 15 (28.30%) VMware
4 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (26.42%) Windows
6 12 (22.64%) Unix
6 12 (22.64%) Firewall
7 11 (20.75%) Linux
7 11 (20.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
7 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) SIEM
8 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
8 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (18.87%) Internet
9 9 (16.98%) Data Analysis
9 9 (16.98%) Network Packet Analysis
9 9 (16.98%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (15.09%) Degree
10 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
11 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
11 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
12 6 (11.32%) QRadar
12 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
12 6 (11.32%) Digital Forensics

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 (1.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) Internet
3 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.66%) Network Security
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) IDA Disassembler
1 5 (9.43%) Metasploit
1 5 (9.43%) OllyDbg
General
1 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Law
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
3 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.43%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.89%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 12 (22.64%) Unix
3 11 (20.75%) Linux
4 5 (9.43%) VMS
5 2 (3.77%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Incident Management
2 19 (35.85%) ITIL
3 16 (30.19%) Information Security
4 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (20.75%) Security Operations
5 11 (20.75%) SIEM
6 9 (16.98%) Data Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Network Packet Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (15.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (15.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
9 6 (11.32%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (11.32%) Forensic Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) Programme Delivery
9 6 (11.32%) Service Management
10 5 (9.43%) Actionable Insight
10 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.43%) Change Management
10 5 (9.43%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Perl
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (9.43%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (9.43%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) QRadar
2 5 (9.43%) EnCase
3 4 (7.55%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 3 (5.66%) ArcSight
2 3 (5.66%) Splunk
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.77%) Siemens
4 1 (1.89%) 3Com
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) EMC
4 1 (1.89%) McAfee
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec