Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 819 823
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 34 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.055% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.058% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 33
England median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £450 £375 £384
90th Percentile £663 £628 £565
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -10.53%
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 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
London -28 25 £525 +13.51% 5
North of England +54 4 £530 +32.50% 3
North West +15 3 £530 +32.50% 2
South East +5 3 £625 +47.06% 2
Yorkshire +21 1 - - 1
East of England -19 1 £550 -
Midlands - 1 £475 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £475 - 4
Senior Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 21 (61.76%) Information Security
2 20 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (52.94%) SIEM
4 15 (44.12%) CISSP
5 14 (41.18%) Splunk
5 14 (41.18%) Security Operations
6 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (29.41%) CISM
6 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 9 (26.47%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (17.65%) Finance
10 6 (17.65%) Banking
10 6 (17.65%) Use Case
10 6 (17.65%) Qualys
11 5 (14.71%) International Banking
11 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
11 5 (14.71%) Change Control
11 5 (14.71%) Open Source
11 5 (14.71%) Firewall
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) Unix
11 5 (14.71%) IBM
11 5 (14.71%) QRadar
12 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (11.76%) Legal

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 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloudflare
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Redis
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) International Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 4 (11.76%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 3 (8.82%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Fintech
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) CESG
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Information Security
2 20 (58.82%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (52.94%) SIEM
4 14 (41.18%) Security Operations
5 10 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (26.47%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (17.65%) Use Case
8 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (14.71%) Change Control
9 5 (14.71%) Open Source
9 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
11 3 (8.82%) Analytics
11 3 (8.82%) Computer Security
11 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
12 2 (5.88%) Case Management
12 2 (5.88%) Malware Analysis
12 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) COBOL
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CISSP
2 10 (29.41%) CISM
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) CISA
5 2 (5.88%) CREST Certified
5 2 (5.88%) GCFA
5 2 (5.88%) GCIH
5 2 (5.88%) GIAC
5 2 (5.88%) SANS
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) SSCP
6 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.94%) GCED
6 1 (2.94%) GCIA
6 1 (2.94%) GREM
6 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.94%) OSCP
6 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) COBIT
4 1 (2.94%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (2.94%) GCP
4 1 (2.94%) GDPR
4 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) QRadar
2 2 (5.88%) Kibana
2 2 (5.88%) logstash
3 1 (2.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.94%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Splunk
2 6 (17.65%) Qualys
3 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) LogRhythm
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Sybase
4 3 (8.82%) Teradata
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee