Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 11 December 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 115 111
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.54% 0.59% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 13
Surrey median daily rate £350 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £300 £400 £386
90th Percentile £476 £530 £485
South East median daily rate £460 £411 £419
% change year-on-year +11.99% -1.97% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £38.50 -

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 2645 2113 2642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.31% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1376 1637
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 113 87
Surrey median hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.24% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.69 £11.58
90th Percentile £47.60 £43.90 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 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
Staines - 10 £363 - 1
Guildford -3 2 £338 -16.15%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £484 -
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Surrey region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
1 8 (53.33%) Security Monitoring
2 7 (46.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (33.33%) Symantec
4 5 (33.33%) SLA
4 5 (33.33%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (20.00%) IronPort
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (20.00%) FireEye
5 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (13.33%) GDPR
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) SSCP
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Unix

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Security Monitoring
1 8 (53.33%) SIEM
2 7 (46.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (6.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (6.67%) OWASP
7 1 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (6.67%) Secure Coding
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CASP
2 1 (6.67%) CEH
2 1 (6.67%) CRISC
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (13.33%) GDPR
4 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Symantec
2 3 (20.00%) FireEye
2 3 (20.00%) IronPort
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix