Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Application Security Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 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.

Applications Security Analyst
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 608 596
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Application Security Analyst 37 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.079% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.016% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 7 12
London median daily rate £488 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +16.14% -9.37%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £333
90th Percentile £575 £595 £461
England median daily rate £488 £500 £431
% change year-on-year -2.50% +16.14% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Application Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Application Security Analyst in London

Application Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Security Analyst in London

Application Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Security Analyst in London

Application Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
West London - 23 £425 -
Central London +4 1 £438 -20.45%
Application Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Application 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 London region featuring Application Security Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (75.68%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (54.05%) Security Testing
3 19 (51.35%) CISSP
3 19 (51.35%) CRISC
4 18 (48.65%) SDLC
4 18 (48.65%) Cyberthreat
4 18 (48.65%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
4 18 (48.65%) OWASP
5 15 (40.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (37.84%) Firewall
7 12 (32.43%) Data Protection
8 11 (29.73%) HP
9 10 (27.03%) Internet
9 10 (27.03%) SSCP
9 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (27.03%) MCSE
9 10 (27.03%) Wiki
9 10 (27.03%) CEH
9 10 (27.03%) HP Fortify
9 10 (27.03%) CASP
9 10 (27.03%) Source Code Analysis
10 9 (24.32%) SIEM
10 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (24.32%) Analytics
10 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (24.32%) Information Security
10 9 (24.32%) PKI
10 9 (24.32%) Degree

Application Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) Internet
3 8 (21.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (18.92%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) CruiseControl
2 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (27.03%) Wiki
3 9 (24.32%) PKI
4 8 (21.62%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) HPUX
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (54.05%) Security Testing
3 18 (48.65%) ITIL
3 18 (48.65%) OWASP
3 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
3 18 (48.65%) SDLC
4 15 (40.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (32.43%) Data Protection
6 10 (27.03%) Source Code Analysis
7 9 (24.32%) Analytics
7 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (24.32%) Information Security
7 9 (24.32%) SIEM
7 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (21.62%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (21.62%) Information Governance
8 8 (21.62%) Secure Coding
9 5 (13.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (13.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) C#
1 5 (13.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) CISSP
1 19 (51.35%) CRISC
2 10 (27.03%) CASP
2 10 (27.03%) CEH
2 10 (27.03%) MCSE
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (27.03%) SSCP
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) CGEIT
5 1 (2.70%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) HP Fortify
2 7 (18.92%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) HP
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 7 (18.92%) CA
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) Qualys
5 5 (13.51%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.70%) McAfee
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.70%) VMware