The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
Rank 83 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £325 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £413 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £465 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -4.68% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 1340 1095
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.24% 96.47% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 927 724
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Leeds

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Leeds

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft