The median contractor rate for a Information Security Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
UK / England
Rank 547 541 536
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 38 74 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 57 48
Median daily rate £425 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £359 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £60.00

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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
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 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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 +9 23 £413 -5.71% 11
Yorkshire +19 5 £475 -
South East +15 3 £575 +43.75% 11
East of England -11 3 £450 +5.88%
North West +26 2 - -
West Midlands +12 1 £425 -10.52% 1
South West - 1 £363 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 91 (98.91%) Information Security
2 52 (56.52%) CISSP
3 32 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (30.43%) CISA
5 22 (23.91%) Finance
6 19 (20.65%) CISM
6 19 (20.65%) PCI DSS
7 17 (18.48%) Risk Management
7 17 (18.48%) Degree
8 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
9 14 (15.22%) Retail
9 14 (15.22%) Data Protection
10 13 (14.13%) ISMS
10 13 (14.13%) Incident Management
11 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
12 11 (11.96%) IT Audit
13 10 (10.87%) ITIL
13 10 (10.87%) Banking
13 10 (10.87%) Security Management
14 9 (9.78%) Information Security Management
14 9 (9.78%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (9.78%) CISMP
14 9 (9.78%) Intranet
14 9 (9.78%) Internet
14 9 (9.78%) Data Loss Prevention
14 9 (9.78%) Identity Access Management
14 9 (9.78%) SWIFT
14 9 (9.78%) SIEM
14 9 (9.78%) Cybersecurity

Information Security 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 5 (5.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.78%) Internet
1 9 (9.78%) Intranet
2 7 (7.61%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) Network Security
4 3 (3.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.26%) VPN
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.17%) LAN
5 2 (2.17%) SSL
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.09%) DHCP
6 1 (1.09%) HTTP
6 1 (1.09%) IPv6
6 1 (1.09%) MRTG
6 1 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.09%) OSPF
6 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) JIRA
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Retail
3 10 (10.87%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) SWIFT
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.09%) BYOD
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Fintech
6 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Linux
1 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.09%) Windows
1 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (98.91%) Information Security
2 17 (18.48%) Risk Management
3 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 14 (15.22%) Data Protection
5 13 (14.13%) Incident Management
5 13 (14.13%) ISMS
6 11 (11.96%) IT Audit
6 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.87%) ITIL
7 10 (10.87%) Security Management
8 9 (9.78%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (9.78%) Data Loss Prevention
8 9 (9.78%) Identity Access Management
8 9 (9.78%) Information Security Management
8 9 (9.78%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (9.78%) SIEM
9 8 (8.70%) ITIL V3
10 6 (6.52%) Process Improvement
10 6 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (6.52%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) C++
1 1 (1.09%) Java
1 1 (1.09%) Perl
1 1 (1.09%) Python
1 1 (1.09%) Scala
1 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (56.52%) CISSP
2 28 (30.43%) CISA
3 19 (20.65%) CISM
4 17 (18.48%) Degree
5 9 (9.78%) CISMP
6 6 (6.52%) IIBA
6 6 (6.52%) ISEB
7 4 (4.35%) CRISC
8 2 (2.17%) CCFP
8 2 (2.17%) CCSP
8 2 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.17%) CLAS
8 2 (2.17%) EnCE
8 2 (2.17%) GCFA
8 2 (2.17%) GCIA
8 2 (2.17%) GPEN
8 2 (2.17%) GREM
8 2 (2.17%) SSCP
9 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (20.65%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.26%) COBIT
4 3 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.26%) GDPR
5 2 (2.17%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (2.17%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.09%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.09%) ISO27005
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.09%) Nagios
1 1 (1.09%) Nessus
1 1 (1.09%) Nmap
1 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Intel
3 6 (6.52%) Intel Security
4 4 (4.35%) Qualys
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco
6 2 (2.17%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.17%) Citrix
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle
6 2 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.17%) Symantec
6 2 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.09%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.09%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.09%) SAP
7 1 (1.09%) Sophos
7 1 (1.09%) Splunk
7 1 (1.09%) Varonis
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