Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 13 December 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.90% 2.09% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 2.22% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Luton median daily rate £490 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £456 £475 £413
90th Percentile £525 £525 £441
Bedfordshire median daily rate £490 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +18.79% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 297 270 287
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 94.08% 91.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 180 205
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £293 £206 £213
90th Percentile £638 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 27
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £13.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +286.27% -66.67% +79.31%
10th Percentile £49.02 £11.30 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £18.30 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.03 £37.50
% change year-on-year +24.74% -67.93% +114.29%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Luton

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Luton region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
1 11 (73.33%) COBIT
1 11 (73.33%) Security Operations
2 9 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (53.33%) CISSP
4 6 (40.00%) GDPR
4 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
7 3 (20.00%) Security Management
7 3 (20.00%) SIEM
7 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) OSCP
8 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (13.33%) Kali Linux
8 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (13.33%) CEH
8 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
1 1 (6.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) TACACS
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Kali Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
1 11 (73.33%) Security Operations
2 9 (60.00%) Supplier Management
3 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security Governance
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CEH
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) OSCP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) COBIT
2 6 (40.00%) GDPR
2 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Citrix
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) Juniper
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Nokia