Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Analyst was £438 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.

Information Security Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 749 730
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 -23
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 139 106 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 90 107
England median daily rate £438 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £293 £339 £325
90th Percentile £538 £530 £544
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £60.76 - -
UK median hourly rate £60.76 - £51.17

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%

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in England

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Analyst in England

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Analyst in England

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Analyst in England

Information 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 Information 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 +17 73 £458 -1.61% 7
South East +14 29 £444 +4.41% 6
North of England +65 17 £425 - 1
North West +38 12 £375 -16.67%
East of England -2 10 £470 +13.94%
Midlands +29 5 £425 +13.33% 3
Yorkshire +25 5 £425 +6.25% 1
South West -12 5 £295 -18.62% 1
West Midlands +17 4 £425 +13.33% 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Information Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Information 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 Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 134 (96.40%) Information Security
2 63 (45.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (27.34%) GDPR
4 37 (26.62%) CISSP
5 34 (24.46%) PCI DSS
5 34 (24.46%) Cybersecurity
6 29 (20.86%) Firewall
6 29 (20.86%) Management Information System
6 29 (20.86%) Finance
7 25 (17.99%) COBIT
8 23 (16.55%) CISM
9 22 (15.83%) SANS
10 21 (15.11%) SIEM
11 18 (12.95%) Data Protection
11 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (12.95%) Windows
12 16 (11.51%) Cisco
12 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
12 16 (11.51%) Risk Management
13 15 (10.79%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (10.79%) McAfee
14 12 (8.63%) Linux
14 12 (8.63%) Data Privacy
15 11 (7.91%) Computer Security
15 11 (7.91%) ISMS
15 11 (7.91%) Degree
15 11 (7.91%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (7.91%) Information Assurance
15 11 (7.91%) CheckPoint
15 11 (7.91%) SSCP

Information 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Mimecast
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.86%) Firewall
2 8 (5.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.60%) Internet
3 5 (3.60%) Network Security
4 4 (2.88%) SNMP
5 3 (2.16%) Intranet
5 3 (2.16%) LDAP
5 3 (2.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.72%) 802.11
6 1 (0.72%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.72%) CDMA
6 1 (0.72%) GSM
6 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.72%) LTE
6 1 (0.72%) SAN
6 1 (0.72%) SMS
6 1 (0.72%) SSL
6 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.72%) TETRA
6 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 29 (20.86%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Legal
3 6 (4.32%) Law
4 5 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Military
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (2.16%) Reinsurance
3 3 (2.16%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.44%) CESG
4 2 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.44%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) BYOD
5 1 (0.72%) CCTV
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.95%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Linux
3 6 (4.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (96.40%) Information Security
2 34 (24.46%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (15.11%) SIEM
4 18 (12.95%) Data Protection
5 16 (11.51%) Risk Management
6 15 (10.79%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (8.63%) Data Privacy
8 11 (7.91%) Computer Security
8 11 (7.91%) Information Assurance
8 11 (7.91%) ISMS
9 10 (7.19%) Security Management
10 9 (6.47%) Security Operations
10 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.47%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (5.76%) Change Control
11 8 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.76%) ITIL
11 8 (5.76%) Line Management
11 8 (5.76%) Proactive Monitoring
12 7 (5.04%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.32%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) C#
2 2 (1.44%) Java
2 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (26.62%) CISSP
2 23 (16.55%) CISM
3 22 (15.83%) SANS
4 11 (7.91%) Degree
4 11 (7.91%) GCIA
4 11 (7.91%) GCIH
4 11 (7.91%) GIAC
4 11 (7.91%) SSCP
5 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.60%) CCNA
6 5 (3.60%) CEH
6 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.16%) ISACA
7 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.44%) CISA
9 1 (0.72%) CCIE
9 1 (0.72%) CISMP
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB
9 1 (0.72%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (45.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (27.34%) GDPR
3 34 (24.46%) PCI DSS
4 25 (17.99%) COBIT
5 10 (7.19%) NIST 800
6 7 (5.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.44%) SLA
9 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.88%) WMI
3 2 (1.44%) DatAdvantage
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.72%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) Cisco
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.79%) McAfee
3 11 (7.91%) Blue Coat
3 11 (7.91%) CheckPoint
4 10 (7.19%) Dell
4 10 (7.19%) FireEye
5 8 (5.76%) Qualys
5 8 (5.76%) Splunk
6 7 (5.04%) Tufin
6 7 (5.04%) Varonis
7 4 (2.88%) CyberArk
7 4 (2.88%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.88%) Oracle
7 4 (2.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.16%) LogLogic
8 3 (2.16%) SAP
8 3 (2.16%) Symantec
9 2 (1.44%) Sybase
9 2 (1.44%) Tableau