The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £265 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
Rank 44 49 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 17 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.02% 0.22% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 0.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Median daily rate £265 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -4.68% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year +153.43% -38.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 401 433 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.80% 96.65% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 236 228
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £32.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% -48.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.85 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Essex

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Essex

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Essex

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in Essex

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Basildon - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £394 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £425 -
Security Analyst
East of England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Essex region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (68.00%) Unix
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 17 (68.00%) VMware ESX
3 16 (64.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (64.00%) Forensic Analysis
4 13 (52.00%) Digital Forensics
4 13 (52.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (52.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) Network Packet Analysis
6 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.00%) Firewall
7 3 (12.00%) Automotive
7 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.00%) Network Security
8 2 (8.00%) Information Security
8 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) F5
9 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
9 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
9 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (4.00%) Data Centre

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
General
1 3 (12.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
1 17 (68.00%) Unix
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (64.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 16 (64.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (52.00%) Digital Forensics
3 13 (52.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (36.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.00%) Email Filtering
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) VMware ESX
1 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) F5
3 1 (4.00%) WatchGuard