Period
to 25 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an Information Security Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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.

Information Security Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 229 352 366
Rank change year-on-year +123 +14 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 7 6 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.096% 0.040% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.042% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £400 £448 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% -1.65% -3.70%
England median daily rate £455 £456 £395
% change year-on-year -0.22% +15.44% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.71 - £61.01

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 6,856 14,123 15,886
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.84% 94.94% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,004 8,458 9,351
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £256
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 608 648
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.86 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +15.86% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £10.61
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.08
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.23 £18.51
% change year-on-year +9.20% +3.92% -2.61%

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Information Security Analyst in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Information Security Analyst in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Surrey +72 4 £625 +36.99%
Thames Valley +61 2 £400 -10.61%
Berkshire +61 2 £400 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, Information Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) AWS
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 2 (28.57%) GDPR
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys
5 1 (14.29%) ISMS
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Nessus
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) GIAC

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Gathering
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) GIAC
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (28.57%) GDPR
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys