The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Security Analyst
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 271 311
Rank change year-on-year -20 +40  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 111 157 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.70% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.74% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 116 78
Median daily rate £438 £431 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +0.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -3.12% +11.88%  
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 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 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in London

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in London

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in London

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in London

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 Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 -12 12 £450 +16.12% 8
Canary Wharf -1 3 - -
Harrow +10 1 £438 +38.88%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 163 (63.92%) Information Security
2 85 (33.33%) CISSP
3 81 (31.76%) Finance
4 63 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
5 62 (24.31%) SIEM
6 57 (22.35%) Firewall
7 52 (20.39%) Degree
8 49 (19.22%) CISM
9 42 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (16.47%) Banking
9 42 (16.47%) Windows
10 40 (15.69%) Risk Management
10 40 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
11 36 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 33 (12.94%) Intrusion Detection
12 33 (12.94%) Security Cleared
13 32 (12.55%) Security Operations
14 31 (12.16%) PCI DSS
15 30 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 29 (11.37%) Network Security
17 27 (10.59%) Legal
17 27 (10.59%) SC Cleared
18 25 (9.80%) Management Information System
19 24 (9.41%) ITIL
19 24 (9.41%) Business Analysis
20 23 (9.02%) Unix
20 23 (9.02%) SANS
21 22 (8.63%) Security Operations Centre
21 22 (8.63%) Splunk
22 21 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.18%) Confluence
3 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.78%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.14%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.57%) Office 365
4 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) IaaS
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.35%) Firewall
2 33 (12.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 29 (11.37%) Network Security
4 21 (8.24%) TCP/IP
5 20 (7.84%) Internet
6 15 (5.88%) VPN
7 10 (3.92%) Intranet
8 8 (3.14%) TACACS
9 7 (2.75%) HTTP
9 7 (2.75%) Wireless
10 5 (1.96%) LAN
10 5 (1.96%) WAN
11 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.57%) SSL
12 3 (1.18%) DNS
13 2 (0.78%) SMTP
13 2 (0.78%) VoIP
13 2 (0.78%) WLAN
14 1 (0.39%) DHCP
14 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.39%) Big Data
2 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.39%) DB2
2 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 81 (31.76%) Finance
2 42 (16.47%) Banking
3 27 (10.59%) Legal
4 17 (6.67%) Retail
5 8 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.35%) Regular Expression
2 4 (1.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 17 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.92%) SWIFT
6 8 (3.14%) iSeries
6 8 (3.14%) Tandem
7 6 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (1.96%) Equities
8 5 (1.96%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.57%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.18%) BYOD
10 3 (1.18%) PKI
11 2 (0.78%) Clustering
11 2 (0.78%) FMCG
12 1 (0.39%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.47%) Windows
2 23 (9.02%) Unix
3 21 (8.24%) Linux
4 8 (3.14%) OpenVMS
5 7 (2.75%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) VMS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (63.92%) Information Security
2 63 (24.71%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (24.31%) SIEM
4 40 (15.69%) Penetration Testing
4 40 (15.69%) Risk Management
5 32 (12.55%) Security Operations
6 24 (9.41%) Business Analysis
6 24 (9.41%) ITIL
7 21 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (7.84%) Incident Management
8 20 (7.84%) Security Architecture
9 19 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (7.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (7.06%) Identity Access Management
10 18 (7.06%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (7.06%) Security Monitoring
11 17 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (5.88%) Coaching
13 14 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (5.49%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.84%) SQL
2 8 (3.14%) Python
3 5 (1.96%) Perl
3 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.57%) C++
5 3 (1.18%) C#
5 3 (1.18%) Java
6 2 (0.78%) C
6 2 (0.78%) PHP
6 2 (0.78%) VBA
7 1 (0.39%) R
7 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 85 (33.33%) CISSP
2 52 (20.39%) Degree
3 49 (19.22%) CISM
4 33 (12.94%) Security Cleared
5 27 (10.59%) SC Cleared
6 23 (9.02%) SANS
7 13 (5.10%) CISA
7 13 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.10%) SSCP
8 12 (4.71%) CCSP
9 11 (4.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (3.92%) CEH
10 10 (3.92%) CISMP
11 8 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.75%) CLAS
12 7 (2.75%) GCIA
13 6 (2.35%) GIAC
13 6 (2.35%) ISSAP
14 5 (1.96%) CNA
14 5 (1.96%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.14%) COBIT
4 7 (2.75%) GDPR
5 6 (2.35%) ISO27002
6 5 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.18%) ISO22301
7 3 (1.18%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.78%) QA
9 1 (0.39%) EFQM
9 1 (0.39%) EMIR
9 1 (0.39%) GxP
9 1 (0.39%) MiFID
9 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.14%) RACF
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (3.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.96%) Nessus
2 5 (1.96%) QRadar
3 4 (1.57%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.78%) Nmap
5 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.39%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) SCCM
5 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.63%) Splunk
3 15 (5.88%) LogRhythm
4 13 (5.10%) Qualys
5 10 (3.92%) Cisco
6 8 (3.14%) CyberArk
6 8 (3.14%) Intel Security
7 7 (2.75%) Dell
7 7 (2.75%) Intel
7 7 (2.75%) Rapid7
7 7 (2.75%) Tufin
7 7 (2.75%) VMware
8 6 (2.35%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.35%) Sophos
8 6 (2.35%) Symantec
9 5 (1.96%) ArcSight
9 5 (1.96%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.96%) Sun
10 4 (1.57%) SAP
10 4 (1.57%) Varonis
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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