The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 220 196
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 37 57 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.65% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.68% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 28
Median daily rate £440 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £24.50 £45.09
% change year-on-year +87.75% -45.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the South East

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in the South East

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in the South East

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in the South East

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 Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Sussex +14 8 £450 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -4 7 £425 - 1
Kent +3 5 £375 -11.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £388 -1.58%
Surrey -5 4 £487 +20.39% 3
Hampshire -1 3 £475 +17.28% 2
Berkshire +9 2 £400 +3.22% 5
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 37 (44.05%) Information Security
2 23 (27.38%) CISSP
3 21 (25.00%) Firewall
3 21 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 20 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (20.24%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 15 (17.86%) Windows
8 13 (15.48%) CISM
8 13 (15.48%) Network Security
8 13 (15.48%) SIEM
9 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
9 11 (13.10%) Finance
10 10 (11.90%) DV Cleared
10 10 (11.90%) CISA
10 10 (11.90%) SAP
11 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
11 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (10.71%) PCI DSS
11 9 (10.71%) SAP Security
12 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
12 8 (9.52%) SLA
12 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.52%) Project Management
12 8 (9.52%) Unix
13 7 (8.33%) COBIT
13 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared

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 2 (2.38%) Apache
1 2 (2.38%) IIS
1 2 (2.38%) Jetty
1 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.38%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.00%) Firewall
2 13 (15.48%) Network Security
3 6 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.95%) VPN
5 4 (4.76%) DNS
5 4 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (2.38%) LAN
6 2 (2.38%) LDAP
6 2 (2.38%) SSL
6 2 (2.38%) VLAN
6 2 (2.38%) WAN
6 2 (2.38%) Wireless
7 1 (1.19%) IPsec
7 1 (1.19%) IPv4
7 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.19%) SCCP
7 1 (1.19%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) MS Access
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.19%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Unix
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) CentOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Information Security
2 21 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 17 (20.24%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (15.48%) SIEM
5 9 (10.71%) SAP Security
5 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (9.52%) Project Management
6 8 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (7.14%) ISMS
7 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 6 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 6 (7.14%) Time Management
8 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL
8 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C
1 2 (2.38%) C#
1 2 (2.38%) Java
1 2 (2.38%) PHP
2 1 (1.19%) ABAP
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) CISSP
2 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) CISM
4 10 (11.90%) CISA
4 10 (11.90%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.14%) CEH
6 6 (7.14%) CREST Certified
6 6 (7.14%) Degree
6 6 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (7.14%) OSCP
6 6 (7.14%) PMP
6 6 (7.14%) SANS
7 5 (5.95%) SSCP
8 4 (4.76%) GCIA
8 4 (4.76%) GCIH
9 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.38%) MCSE
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.71%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.52%) SLA
4 7 (8.33%) COBIT
5 5 (5.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (4.76%) GDPR
7 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.19%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) SAP
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) McAfee
4 5 (5.95%) ArcSight
4 5 (5.95%) HP
5 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) F5
6 3 (3.57%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.38%) Intel
7 2 (2.38%) Nokia
7 2 (2.38%) Qualys
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) Ariba
8 1 (1.19%) Brocade
8 1 (1.19%) Juniper
8 1 (1.19%) Meridio
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
Guildford, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £450 per annum Negotiable
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