The median contractor rate for an IT Security Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

IT Security Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 536 553 566
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 47 67 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 28
Median daily rate £425 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £311 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £390 £380
% change year-on-year +16.98% +2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
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 £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in England

IT Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Security Analyst in England

IT Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Security Analyst in England

IT 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 IT Security Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Security Analyst in England

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +18 33 £400 -15.78% 5
North of England +52 6 £425 +21.42% 2
Yorkshire +18 6 £425 -
East of England -1 3 £550 +37.50% 1
South West -12 3 £475 +26.66% 1
South East +20 2 £475 +9.82% 4
Midlands +18 1 £438 +2.94% 1
West Midlands - 1 £438 - 1
IT Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (46.51%) Information Security
2 23 (26.74%) CISSP
2 23 (26.74%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (24.42%) Firewall
4 20 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (19.77%) SIEM
6 16 (18.60%) Finance
6 16 (18.60%) CISM
6 16 (18.60%) Windows
6 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
7 15 (17.44%) Security Operations
8 14 (16.28%) SSCP
9 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
9 13 (15.12%) Banking
9 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.79%) Risk Management
11 11 (12.79%) Splunk
11 11 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (11.63%) Qualys
12 10 (11.63%) Degree
13 8 (9.30%) Windows Server
14 7 (8.14%) Windows 10
14 7 (8.14%) Security Monitoring
14 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
14 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
14 7 (8.14%) Legal
14 7 (8.14%) McAfee
14 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
14 7 (8.14%) VPN

IT 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 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.49%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) Firewall
2 7 (8.14%) DNS
2 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.14%) VPN
3 6 (6.98%) Internet
3 6 (6.98%) Network Security
4 5 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.49%) Wireless
6 2 (2.33%) VLAN
7 1 (1.16%) IPsec
7 1 (1.16%) IPv4
7 1 (1.16%) LAN
7 1 (1.16%) SCCP
7 1 (1.16%) SMS
7 1 (1.16%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
1 1 (1.16%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.16%) MS Access
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) International Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Flash
1 2 (2.33%) HTML
1 2 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.16%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.16%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 8 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.14%) Windows 10
3 7 (8.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.81%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Unix
6 3 (3.49%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) Information Security
2 23 (26.74%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (19.77%) SIEM
4 15 (17.44%) Security Operations
5 11 (12.79%) Risk Management
5 11 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (8.14%) ITIL
6 7 (8.14%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (5.81%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.81%) ISMS
8 5 (5.81%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.81%) Security Management
8 5 (5.81%) Security Testing
8 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) PHP
1 1 (1.16%) SQL
1 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) CISSP
2 16 (18.60%) CISM
3 14 (16.28%) SSCP
4 10 (11.63%) Degree
5 4 (4.65%) CEH
5 4 (4.65%) GCWN
5 4 (4.65%) GISF
5 4 (4.65%) MCSE
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.65%) SANS
6 3 (3.49%) GIAC
7 2 (2.33%) CISA
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.33%) ISSAP
7 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.65%) GDPR
4 3 (3.49%) COBIT
4 3 (3.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.16%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.16%) Nessus
2 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Splunk
3 10 (11.63%) Qualys
4 7 (8.14%) McAfee
5 5 (5.81%) LogRhythm
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco
6 4 (4.65%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.65%) Varonis
7 3 (3.49%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.49%) Sophos
7 3 (3.49%) Trustwave
7 3 (3.49%) Tufin
8 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.33%) CyberArk
8 2 (2.33%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.16%) Dell
9 1 (1.16%) FireEye
9 1 (1.16%) Tableau
9 1 (1.16%) VMware
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