Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 24 September 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 134 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 35 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.07% 0.35% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.37% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 16
Surrey median daily rate £400 £465 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.98% +13.55% -7.98%
10th Percentile £350 £323 £331
90th Percentile £528 £500 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £407
% change year-on-year - +10.57% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £147.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £147.50 - £24.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,094 2,457 2,314
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 94.50% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,170 1,723 1,565
Surrey median daily rate £467 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £263 £236
90th Percentile £600 £565 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 77 107
Surrey median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% -17.39% +21.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.40 £11.43
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Surrey

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Surrey

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Surrey

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in Surrey

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Epsom - 9 £380 -
Cobham - 5 £360 -
Staines -18 4 £400 -13.98% 1
Guildford -22 3 £500 +48.15%
Tadworth - 1 - -
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Surrey region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
3 16 (45.71%) Palo Alto
4 15 (42.86%) Qualys
4 15 (42.86%) Aruba
4 15 (42.86%) SSL
4 15 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (40.00%) IPsec
5 14 (40.00%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) LAN
5 14 (40.00%) Internet
6 13 (37.14%) WAN
6 13 (37.14%) Information Security
6 13 (37.14%) Network Security
6 13 (37.14%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (37.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (34.29%) Juniper
8 11 (31.43%) VPN
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (20.00%) Computer Security
11 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.14%) QRadar
11 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 5 (14.29%) CISSP
12 5 (14.29%) Windows
13 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (11.43%) MIIS
13 4 (11.43%) SSCP

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) SSL
2 15 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (40.00%) Internet
3 14 (40.00%) IPsec
3 14 (40.00%) LAN
4 13 (37.14%) Network Security
4 13 (37.14%) WAN
5 11 (31.43%) VPN
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (37.14%) Information Security
1 13 (37.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.43%) Coaching
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Security Operations
6 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) CISM
2 4 (11.43%) CRISC
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.86%) GAMP
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) QRadar
2 4 (11.43%) MIIS
3 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) CheckPoint
2 16 (45.71%) Palo Alto
3 15 (42.86%) Aruba
3 15 (42.86%) Qualys
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco
5 12 (34.29%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) F5
7 2 (5.71%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec