The median contractor rate for a Cybersecurity Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Cybersecurity Analyst
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 628 625
Rank change year-on-year +74 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 56 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.048% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.051% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 11
Median daily rate £450 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +23.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Cybersecurity Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity Analyst in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity Analyst in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity Analyst in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cybersecurity Analyst in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 54 £450 -14.28% 10
London +13 25 £470 -14.54% 5
South East +20 10 £450 +8.43% 2
East of England - 7 £475 -
City of London +3 6 £431 -23.33%
Yorkshire +35 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire +10 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £450 -
Sheffield +15 4 - -
Northampton - 4 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £425 -
Essex - 4 £550 -
East Midlands - 4 £425 -
Surrey - 3 £490 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £490 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Cheshire +21 1 £375 -27.18%
West Midlands +20 1 £438 +25.00%
North West +19 1 £375 -27.18%
South West +4 1 £525 -4.54% 1
Bristol -2 1 £525 -4.54% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
Kent - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (37.76%) Information Security
3 28 (28.57%) CISSP
4 27 (27.55%) Finance
5 25 (25.51%) Firewall
5 25 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (24.49%) Unix
6 24 (24.49%) Windows
7 22 (22.45%) Linux
8 21 (21.43%) Degree
9 18 (18.37%) Splunk
10 17 (17.35%) SIEM
10 17 (17.35%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (17.35%) SANS
11 15 (15.31%) PCI DSS
11 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (14.29%) COBIT
12 14 (14.29%) CISM
12 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (13.27%) Forensic Analysis
13 13 (13.27%) SSCP
13 13 (13.27%) Business Analysis
13 13 (13.27%) Banking
14 12 (12.24%) VMware
14 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (10.20%) Network Packet Analysis
15 10 (10.20%) Computer Science

Cybersecurity 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 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.14%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.51%) Firewall
2 9 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.12%) Network Security
5 4 (4.08%) DNS
6 3 (3.06%) Internet
7 2 (2.04%) Intranet
7 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 2 (2.04%) WAN
8 1 (1.02%) HTTP
8 1 (1.02%) SMS
8 1 (1.02%) SSL
8 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.02%) Maltego
2 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Publishing
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.04%) Web Services
2 1 (1.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.18%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.16%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (5.10%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (3.06%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.04%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Unix
1 24 (24.49%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 37 (37.76%) Information Security
3 17 (17.35%) SIEM
3 17 (17.35%) Vulnerability Management
4 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (13.27%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.27%) Forensic Analysis
7 10 (10.20%) Network Packet Analysis
8 9 (9.18%) Digital Forensics
9 8 (8.16%) Coaching
9 8 (8.16%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.16%) Line Management
9 8 (8.16%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (7.14%) Data Privacy
10 7 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.14%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (28.57%) CISSP
2 21 (21.43%) Degree
3 17 (17.35%) SANS
4 14 (14.29%) CISM
5 13 (13.27%) SSCP
6 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.12%) GCIH
9 5 (5.10%) GCIA
9 5 (5.10%) PMP
10 4 (4.08%) CNA
10 4 (4.08%) GIAC
10 4 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (4.08%) Novell Certification
11 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.06%) ISSAP
12 2 (2.04%) CEH
13 1 (1.02%) CCSA
13 1 (1.02%) CHFI
13 1 (1.02%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (15.31%) PCI DSS
3 14 (14.29%) COBIT
4 7 (7.14%) GDPR
5 5 (5.10%) PMO
5 5 (5.10%) SLA
6 3 (3.06%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
1 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.04%) QRadar
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.02%) Kibana
3 1 (1.02%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Splunk
2 12 (12.24%) VMware
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.14%) Qualys
4 7 (7.14%) Tufin
5 5 (5.10%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.06%) CyberArk
6 3 (3.06%) Symantec
7 2 (2.04%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.02%) FireEye
8 1 (1.02%) Intel
8 1 (1.02%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.02%) Sophos
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum Initial 6 Months - Likely Rolling
Posted: 18 hours ago