Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Security Analyst was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 July 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.

IT Security Analyst
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 562 559
Rank change year-on-year +34 -3 +4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 56 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.099% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 31
London median daily rate £419 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £331 £304 £300
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £386
% change year-on-year - +10.03% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -38.62% -36.62%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39807 43218 44188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.96% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28316 31092 30671
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 491 769
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.64% +11.51%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £53.05
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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
Central London +20 16 £444 -1.39% 3
East London - 5 £500 - 1
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 24 (42.86%) Information Security
2 18 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (30.36%) CISSP
4 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 14 (25.00%) CISM
6 13 (23.21%) Windows
6 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
6 13 (23.21%) SIEM
7 12 (21.43%) Splunk
7 12 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (21.43%) Security Operations
8 11 (19.64%) Qualys
8 11 (19.64%) Banking
9 9 (16.07%) Firewall
9 9 (16.07%) SSCP
9 9 (16.07%) Security Monitoring
10 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
12 6 (10.71%) McAfee
12 6 (10.71%) Finance
13 5 (8.93%) ITIL
13 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
13 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 5 (8.93%) International Banking
13 5 (8.93%) Varonis
13 5 (8.93%) GDPR
14 4 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.57%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.79%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) Network Security
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 3 (5.36%) SMS
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
1 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
General
1 11 (19.64%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) International Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Flash
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Information Security
2 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (23.21%) SIEM
5 12 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 12 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (16.07%) Security Monitoring
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 4 (7.14%) ISMS
8 4 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Security Management
9 3 (5.36%) Coaching
9 3 (5.36%) Cyber Assurance
9 3 (5.36%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) CISSP
2 14 (25.00%) CISM
3 9 (16.07%) SSCP
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) CEH
5 2 (3.57%) GCWN
5 2 (3.57%) GISF
5 2 (3.57%) SANS
6 1 (1.79%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.79%) OSCP
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.93%) GDPR
3 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.57%) COBIT
5 1 (1.79%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Splunk
2 11 (19.64%) Qualys
3 6 (10.71%) McAfee
4 5 (8.93%) Varonis
5 4 (7.14%) LogRhythm
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.57%) Tufin
8 1 (1.79%) AlienVault
8 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.79%) FireEye
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Intel
8 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.79%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.79%) Sophos
8 1 (1.79%) Tableau
8 1 (1.79%) Trustwave
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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