The median contractor rate for a IT Security Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 417 398
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 14 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.096% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 15
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £193 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -1.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 19488 21879 21280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.99% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13911 15818 14611
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 251 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Security Analyst in London

IT Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 29 April 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
City of London - 4 £403 - 3
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (54.55%) Information Security
2 15 (34.09%) CISSP
3 13 (29.55%) CISM
4 12 (27.27%) Degree
4 12 (27.27%) Banking
4 12 (27.27%) SIEM
5 11 (25.00%) Firewall
6 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (20.45%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) SSCP
9 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.64%) VPN
9 6 (13.64%) ITIL
9 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
9 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
9 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
9 6 (13.64%) Splunk
10 5 (11.36%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (9.09%) Legal
11 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (9.09%) GCWN
11 4 (9.09%) GISF
11 4 (9.09%) CEH
11 4 (9.09%) Windows
11 4 (9.09%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.82%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
General
1 12 (27.27%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.27%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Information Security
2 12 (27.27%) SIEM
3 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
4 6 (13.64%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Security Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Coaching
6 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Data Privacy
7 3 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (6.82%) Line Management
7 3 (6.82%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
8 2 (4.55%) Privileged Access Management
8 2 (4.55%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) PHP
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
1 2 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) CISSP
2 13 (29.55%) CISM
3 12 (27.27%) Degree
4 8 (18.18%) SSCP
5 4 (9.09%) CEH
5 4 (9.09%) GCWN
5 4 (9.09%) GISF
5 4 (9.09%) SANS
6 1 (2.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.27%) CCSP
6 1 (2.27%) CISA
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.82%) COBIT
3 3 (6.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Splunk
3 4 (9.09%) Qualys
4 3 (6.82%) Forcepoint
4 3 (6.82%) Sophos
4 3 (6.82%) Trustwave
4 3 (6.82%) Tufin
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) CyberArk
5 2 (4.55%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) FireEye
6 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.27%) Rapid7
6 1 (2.27%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) Varonis
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