The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Analyst was £498 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
Senior Security Analyst
UK / England
Rank 570 587 581
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 15 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.057% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.060% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 12
Median daily rate £498 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £361 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -

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%  

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Security Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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 +29 6 £550 +4.76% 5
North West +30 4 £450 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £381 -10.29%
South East +9 2 - - 6
South West +2 1 £498 +7.56%
Senior Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (48.28%) CISSP
2 12 (41.38%) Information Security
3 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) SIEM
5 8 (27.59%) SANS
5 8 (27.59%) Security Operations
6 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Splunk
7 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
8 4 (13.79%) SAP Security
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) CISM
8 4 (13.79%) SSCP
8 4 (13.79%) SAP
8 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
8 4 (13.79%) Unix
8 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) LogRhythm
8 4 (13.79%) logstash
8 4 (13.79%) Kibana
8 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) VoIP
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Redis
2 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.90%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (10.34%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (6.90%) BYOD
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Equities
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (27.59%) Security Operations
3 8 (27.59%) SIEM
4 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (13.79%) Case Management
5 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (13.79%) Open Source
5 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (13.79%) SAP Security
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Data Security
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) OWASP
7 2 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CISSP
2 8 (27.59%) SANS
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) CISM
4 4 (13.79%) SSCP
5 3 (10.34%) ISSAP
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) CISA
7 1 (3.45%) CLAS
7 1 (3.45%) CNA
7 1 (3.45%) CRISC
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) GIAC
7 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Novell Certification
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.90%) ISO22301
3 2 (6.90%) ISO27002
3 2 (6.90%) ISO27005
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Kibana
1 4 (13.79%) logstash
1 4 (13.79%) QRadar
2 2 (6.90%) RSA enVision
3 1 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Splunk
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) LogRhythm
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Qualys
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Tableau