The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 24 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.

Security Analyst
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.99% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £24.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year +87.75% -52.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 233 325 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 92.83% 98.48% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 221 139
Median daily rate £365 £414 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.78% +22.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 11
Median hourly rate £22.52 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.48% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £55.00 £24.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Kent

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Kent

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Malling - 1 £375 -
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Kent region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) IPv4
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) IPv4
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
2 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 1 (11.11%) Social Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) F5
1 2 (22.22%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle