Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 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.

Security Analyst
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 63 74
Rank change year-on-year -28 +11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.51% 2.07% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 2.13% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Essex median daily rate £488 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% +29.63% -28.00%
10th Percentile £344 £220 £224
90th Percentile £601 £363 £484
East of England median daily rate £385 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -3.75% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Essex median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.89% -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year - -12.89% +13.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 762 846 1178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.13% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 499 669
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £219 £227
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 152 159
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.95 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +8.31% +42.17%
10th Percentile £11.94 £15.75 £15.70
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 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
Chelmsford +3 1 £425 +21.43%
Witham -4 1 £350 +55.56%
Security Analyst
East of England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware