Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Application Security Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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.

Applications Security Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 887 875
Rank change year-on-year +53 -12 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Application Security Analyst 44 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.007% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 12
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +16.14% -9.37%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £333
90th Percentile £575 £595 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Application Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Application Security Analyst in the UK

Application Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Security Analyst in the UK

Application Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Security Analyst in the UK

Application Security Analyst
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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
England +55 44 £488 -2.50%
London +26 37 £488 -2.50%
UK excluding London - 7 £420 -
South East - 6 £420 -
South West - 1 - -

Application Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Application 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 featuring Application Security Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (52.27%) OWASP
3 22 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 21 (47.73%) CISSP
5 19 (43.18%) CRISC
5 19 (43.18%) SDLC
5 19 (43.18%) Cyberthreat
6 18 (40.91%) ITIL
6 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
7 15 (34.09%) Firewall
7 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (27.27%) Data Protection
8 12 (27.27%) Information Security
8 12 (27.27%) HP
9 11 (25.00%) Windows
9 11 (25.00%) CEH
9 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (25.00%) Analytics
10 10 (22.73%) HP Fortify
10 10 (22.73%) SIEM
10 10 (22.73%) CASP
10 10 (22.73%) Source Code Analysis
10 10 (22.73%) PKI
10 10 (22.73%) Wiki
10 10 (22.73%) Linux
10 10 (22.73%) MCSE
10 10 (22.73%) SSCP
10 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (22.73%) Internet
11 9 (20.45%) Citrix

Application Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) Internet
3 9 (20.45%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (15.91%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) CruiseControl
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) AppScan
3 1 (2.27%) Pylint
General
1 5 (11.36%) Banking
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (22.73%) PKI
2 10 (22.73%) Wiki
3 9 (20.45%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (52.27%) OWASP
3 22 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 19 (43.18%) SDLC
5 18 (40.91%) ITIL
5 18 (40.91%) PRINCE2
6 15 (34.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 12 (27.27%) Information Security
8 11 (25.00%) Analytics
8 11 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (22.73%) SIEM
9 10 (22.73%) Source Code Analysis
10 9 (20.45%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (20.45%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (20.45%) Secure Coding
11 8 (18.18%) Information Governance
12 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C#
1 5 (11.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) CISSP
2 19 (43.18%) CRISC
3 11 (25.00%) CEH
4 10 (22.73%) CASP
4 10 (22.73%) MCSE
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (22.73%) SSCP
5 9 (20.45%) Degree
6 8 (18.18%) CGEIT
7 2 (4.55%) CISM
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) HP Fortify
2 7 (15.91%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) HP
2 9 (20.45%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) CA
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.64%) Remedy
5 5 (11.36%) Qualys
6 1 (2.27%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (2.27%) Black Duck
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.27%) Veracode
6 1 (2.27%) VMware