The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Analyst was £450 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.

Senior Security Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 594 607
Rank change year-on-year +27 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 16 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.053% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.055% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 8
Median daily rate £450 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £586 £735
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £373 £441
% change year-on-year +20.80% -15.48%  
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%  

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in England

Senior Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Security Analyst in England

Senior Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Security Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior 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 +8 10 £450 -10.00% 4
Midlands - 3 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
East of England 0 2 £550 +69.23%
North of England +56 1 - - 1
North West +19 1 - -
Senior Security Analyst
UK

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

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

1 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) CISSP
3 16 (51.61%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 13 (41.94%) SIEM
6 12 (38.71%) Splunk
7 10 (32.26%) Security Operations
8 9 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (25.81%) CISM
10 7 (22.58%) Windows
10 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (19.35%) Degree
11 6 (19.35%) Banking
11 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
11 6 (19.35%) Linux
11 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
12 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (16.13%) Security Monitoring
12 5 (16.13%) CISA
12 5 (16.13%) Qualys
12 5 (16.13%) Change Control
12 5 (16.13%) Open Source
12 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (12.90%) International Banking
13 4 (12.90%) Use Case
13 4 (12.90%) CRISC
13 4 (12.90%) Redis
13 4 (12.90%) Firewall
13 4 (12.90%) Data Security

Senior 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) VoIP
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (3.23%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.23%) OllyDbg
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) International Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Publishing
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.23%) Law
6 1 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (9.68%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.45%) BYOD
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.23%) VMS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 16 (51.61%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (41.94%) SIEM
4 10 (32.26%) Security Operations
5 9 (29.03%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (19.35%) Process Improvement
8 5 (16.13%) Change Control
8 5 (16.13%) Open Source
8 5 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (16.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (12.90%) Case Management
9 4 (12.90%) Data Security
9 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (12.90%) Use Case
10 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
10 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
11 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) CISSP
2 8 (25.81%) CISM
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) CISA
5 4 (12.90%) CRISC
5 4 (12.90%) SANS
5 4 (12.90%) SSCP
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (6.45%) CNA
7 2 (6.45%) CNE
7 2 (6.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (6.45%) ISSAP
7 2 (6.45%) MCSE
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.45%) Novell Certification
7 2 (6.45%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.45%) COBIT
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 22301
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.23%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kibana
1 4 (12.90%) logstash
1 4 (12.90%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) EnCase
2 1 (3.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Splunk
2 5 (16.13%) Qualys
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) LogRhythm
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
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