The median contractor rate for a Network Security Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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.

Network Security Analyst
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 604 618
Rank change year-on-year +32 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Analyst 22 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.037% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.038% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 5
England median daily rate £375 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.71%  
10th Percentile £299 £280 £348
90th Percentile £488 £414 £545
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £420
% change year-on-year - -10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
England median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 40963 46827 48392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.75% 95.00% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91483 109922 114749
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £256 £230
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4083 4735 7114
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.75 £41.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Network Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Analyst in England

Network Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Analyst in England

Network Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Analyst in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security Analyst in England

Network 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 Network Security Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Analyst in England

Network 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 Network Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 +2 11 £375 +33.92%
North of England +61 3 £400 +14.28% 1
London +7 3 £275 - 2
South East +8 2 £375 -8.31% 1
South West 0 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North West +26 1 £400 +14.28%
Midlands - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Network Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Network 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 Network Security Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 23 (63.89%) Network Security
3 18 (50.00%) F5
3 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 17 (47.22%) CheckPoint
5 15 (41.67%) Nokia
6 13 (36.11%) SLA
7 12 (33.33%) CCNP
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (30.56%) LAN
8 11 (30.56%) WAN
8 11 (30.56%) Finance
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (27.78%) CCIE
9 10 (27.78%) Juniper
10 9 (25.00%) Blue Coat
11 8 (22.22%) Demand Management
11 8 (22.22%) CCSE
11 8 (22.22%) Citrix
11 8 (22.22%) TACACS
11 8 (22.22%) Information Security
11 8 (22.22%) CCSA
11 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
11 8 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
12 7 (19.44%) Service Design
12 7 (19.44%) ITIL
12 7 (19.44%) Computacenter
12 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
12 7 (19.44%) Mentoring

Network 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 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Akamai
1 3 (8.33%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) Network Security
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (30.56%) LAN
3 11 (30.56%) WAN
4 8 (22.22%) TACACS
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) NGN
5 3 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (8.33%) VXLAN
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) SSL
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Demand Management
1 8 (22.22%) Information Security
1 8 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
1 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 7 (19.44%) Fault Management
2 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
2 7 (19.44%) Service Design
3 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.89%) SIEM
5 3 (8.33%) Machine Learning
5 3 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CCNP
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCIE
3 8 (22.22%) CCSA
3 8 (22.22%) CCSE
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GxP
2 1 (2.78%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vCloud
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) F5
3 17 (47.22%) CheckPoint
4 15 (41.67%) Nokia
5 10 (27.78%) Juniper
6 9 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 8 (22.22%) Citrix
8 7 (19.44%) Computacenter
9 3 (8.33%) Imperva
9 3 (8.33%) Incapsula
10 2 (5.56%) CyberArk
10 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
10 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.56%) VMware
11 1 (2.78%) Avaya
11 1 (2.78%) Brocade
11 1 (2.78%) Lancope
11 1 (2.78%) McAfee
11 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
11 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard