Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Security Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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.

IT Security Analyst
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 532 560
Rank change year-on-year -31 +28 +10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 61 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 30
London median daily rate £425 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £305 £216 £356
90th Percentile £500 £550 £615
England median daily rate £423 £429 £425
% change year-on-year -1.46% +0.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £38.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -

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 43,757 39,131 41,997
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,845 27,883 29,639
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £645 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 554 653
London median hourly rate £19.64 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in London

IT Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Security Analyst in London

IT Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Security Analyst in London

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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 +3 19 £475 - 3
Central London -22 16 £350 -22.22% 1
North London - 1 - -
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (39.34%) Information Security
3 23 (37.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (36.07%) CISSP
4 22 (36.07%) Windows
5 18 (29.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (29.51%) Qualys
6 17 (27.87%) SIEM
6 17 (27.87%) Firewall
7 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
8 13 (21.31%) Linux
8 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 12 (19.67%) ITIL
10 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
10 11 (18.03%) CISM
10 11 (18.03%) Remedy
11 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
11 10 (16.39%) PKI
11 10 (16.39%) Security Operations
11 10 (16.39%) IT Audit
12 9 (14.75%) Degree
12 9 (14.75%) CRISC
12 9 (14.75%) Unix
12 9 (14.75%) Finance
12 9 (14.75%) Banking
13 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
13 8 (13.11%) Citrix
13 8 (13.11%) OWASP
13 8 (13.11%) CGEIT

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) Firewall
2 8 (13.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) Network Security
5 3 (4.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.28%) NAS
6 2 (3.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) 3G
7 1 (1.64%) Internet
7 1 (1.64%) LTE
7 1 (1.64%) SSL
7 1 (1.64%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) Data Lake
1 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (14.75%) Banking
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) International Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) SAML
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.39%) PKI
3 8 (13.11%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (13.11%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.56%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Fintech
6 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 9 (14.75%) Unix
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (39.34%) Information Security
3 23 (37.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (29.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (27.87%) SIEM
6 13 (21.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (19.67%) ITIL
8 11 (18.03%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
9 10 (16.39%) IT Audit
9 10 (16.39%) Security Operations
10 8 (13.11%) Analytics
10 8 (13.11%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (13.11%) Information Governance
10 8 (13.11%) OWASP
10 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (13.11%) SDLC
10 8 (13.11%) Secure Coding
11 7 (11.48%) Internal Audit
12 6 (9.84%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Python
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) CISSP
2 11 (18.03%) CISM
3 9 (14.75%) CRISC
3 9 (14.75%) Degree
4 8 (13.11%) CGEIT
5 5 (8.20%) CISA
6 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.48%) ISAE 3402
2 7 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.64%) COBIT
5 1 (1.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) WSUS
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.64%) Nessus
3 1 (1.64%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Qualys
2 11 (18.03%) Remedy
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
4 7 (11.48%) Splunk
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.56%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.64%) CA
8 1 (1.64%) Darktrace
8 1 (1.64%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.64%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) Sophos