Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 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
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 144 201
Rank change year-on-year -37 +57 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 25 60 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 1.05% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 9
South West median daily rate £355 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% -2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £272 £275 £314
90th Percentile £494 £445 £610
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £60.51 £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year +72.87% -12.89% +13.99%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5390 5402 6252
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.97% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3394 3521 4064
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £206 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 344 397
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the South West

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in the South West

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in the South West

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in the South West

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +23 8 £315 +40.00% 1
Dorset +1 6 £463 +25.00% 1
Bristol -18 6 £295 -19.18% 2
Wiltshire -17 4 £500 +42.86% 1
Devon - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) McAfee
2 11 (44.00%) ITIL
3 10 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (36.00%) SIEM
4 9 (36.00%) CISSP
5 8 (32.00%) Information Security
6 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (24.00%) Network Security
7 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Bluefish Communications
9 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (16.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
9 4 (16.00%) FireEye
9 4 (16.00%) HP
9 4 (16.00%) DNA
9 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.00%) Symantec
9 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) IPsec
5 1 (4.00%) SCCP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 9 (36.00%) SIEM
4 8 (32.00%) Information Security
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
8 4 (16.00%) DNA
8 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (12.00%) IT Governance
9 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
10 2 (8.00%) ISMS
10 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) Security Management
10 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (8.00%) CISM
5 2 (8.00%) ISACA
6 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) GIAC
6 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) McAfee
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (16.00%) Bluefish Communications
3 4 (16.00%) FireEye
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) LogLogic
3 4 (16.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Nokia
5 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.00%) Siemens