Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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.

Senior Security Analyst
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 610 571 578
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 24 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.052% 0.080% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.084% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 20
London median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £439 £409 £388
90th Percentile £663 £650 £575
England median daily rate £525 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -10.53%
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 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +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 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in London

Senior Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Security Analyst in London

Senior Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Security Analyst in London

Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London -17 6 £450 -2.70% 1
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) Information Security
1 14 (58.33%) SIEM
1 14 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (50.00%) Splunk
3 10 (41.67%) CISSP
4 9 (37.50%) CISM
4 9 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (29.17%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (25.00%) Use Case
7 6 (25.00%) Qualys
8 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (20.83%) International Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Change Control
9 4 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (16.67%) Publishing
9 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (12.50%) IBM
10 3 (12.50%) Teradata
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.50%) Sybase
10 3 (12.50%) Windows
10 3 (12.50%) Analytics

Senior 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 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Cloudflare
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) International Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Publishing
3 2 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (8.33%) Fintech
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
1 14 (58.33%) Information Security
1 14 (58.33%) SIEM
2 9 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 7 (29.17%) Security Monitoring
3 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (25.00%) Use Case
4 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (20.83%) Change Control
5 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Document Management
8 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CISSP
2 9 (37.50%) CISM
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.17%) GCFA
5 1 (4.17%) GCIH
5 1 (4.17%) GIAC
5 1 (4.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) GCP
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) QRadar
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Splunk
2 6 (25.00%) Qualys
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Sybase
3 3 (12.50%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) AlienVault
4 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.17%) Intel
4 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee