Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Malware Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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.

Malware Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 802 859
Rank change year-on-year -44 +57 -
Contract jobs requiring a Malware Analyst 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
England median daily rate - - £450
UK median daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 86,403 79,722 93,450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.96% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,073 51,904 61,454
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,787 2,613 2,834
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -6.46% +14.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.91
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

Malware Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Malware Analyst in England

Malware Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Malware Analyst in England

Malware 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 Malware Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. 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
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
Malware Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Malware Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Malware Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence

Malware 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) IBM BigFix