Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 25 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.

Security Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 - 99
Rank change year-on-year - +99 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Reading median daily rate £460 - £463
10th Percentile £378 - £369
90th Percentile £650 - £531
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £190 £463
% change year-on-year +142.11% -58.92% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £24.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1187 1339 1841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 90.41% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 715 1089
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £229 £220
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +4.75% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 78 129
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.63 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.25 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +24.03%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Reading

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Reading

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Reading region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (25.00%) GDPR
3 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) SMS
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) SAP GRC
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Security
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Meridio
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Migration

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (25.00%) SAP Security
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) CyberArk
2 1 (12.50%) Lumension
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Meridio
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Varonis