Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 77 82
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.37% 0.37% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.38% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
South Wales median daily rate £408 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £334 £321 £313
90th Percentile £478 £374 £403
Wales median daily rate £408 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +14.39% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,293 1,056 1,017
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 96.88% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 728 671
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £276 £175 £210
90th Percentile £550 £533 £513
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 90 68
South Wales median hourly rate £12.75 £21.13 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.64% +22.46% +23.21%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.15 £10.29
90th Percentile £39.08 £77.50 £69.30
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £20.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year -39.88% +33.86% +13.44%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in South Wales

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in South Wales

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in South Wales

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Cardiff -13 4 £425 +19.30%
Security Analyst
Wales

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 Wales region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Due Diligence
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Due Diligence
2 2 (40.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR