The median contractor rate for a Information Security Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
UK
Rank 550 568 557
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 43 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 48
Median daily rate £413 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £359 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 - £60.00

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Analyst in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security Analyst in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security Analyst in the UK

Information Security 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 Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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 -6 38 £425 - 24
London +9 23 £413 -5.71% 11
Yorkshire +19 5 £475 -
South East +15 3 £575 +43.75% 11
East of England -11 3 £450 +5.88%
Wales - 3 £350 -
York - 3 £475 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
North West +26 2 - -
Scotland +23 2 £338 - 1
Glasgow +3 2 £338 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 4
West Midlands +12 1 £425 -10.52% 1
Surrey +8 1 £575 +43.75% 2
Coventry +4 1 £425 -10.52%
Luton -1 1 £500 +17.64%
Bedfordshire -13 1 £500 +17.64%
Suffolk - 1 £275 -
Essex - 1 £450 -
Poole - 1 £363 -
South West - 1 £363 -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Information 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 Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 99 (99.00%) Information Security
2 56 (56.00%) CISSP
3 36 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (31.00%) CISA
5 23 (23.00%) CISM
5 23 (23.00%) Finance
5 23 (23.00%) PCI DSS
6 19 (19.00%) Risk Management
7 18 (18.00%) Degree
8 17 (17.00%) Business Analysis
9 16 (16.00%) Data Protection
9 16 (16.00%) ISMS
10 14 (14.00%) Retail
11 13 (13.00%) Incident Management
12 12 (12.00%) Firewall
12 12 (12.00%) Security Management
12 12 (12.00%) ITIL
12 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
13 11 (11.00%) Information Security Management
13 11 (11.00%) Banking
13 11 (11.00%) IT Audit
14 10 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (10.00%) SIEM
14 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
15 9 (9.00%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (9.00%) CISMP
15 9 (9.00%) Intranet
15 9 (9.00%) Internet
15 9 (9.00%) SWIFT

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (1.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Firewall
2 9 (9.00%) Internet
2 9 (9.00%) Intranet
3 5 (5.00%) Network Security
4 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.00%) LAN
6 2 (2.00%) SSL
6 2 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) DHCP
7 1 (1.00%) DMZ
7 1 (1.00%) DNS
7 1 (1.00%) HTTP
7 1 (1.00%) IPv6
7 1 (1.00%) LDAP
7 1 (1.00%) OSPF
7 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Retail
3 11 (11.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Electronics
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.00%) SWIFT
3 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.00%) BYOD
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Fintech
6 1 (1.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Linux
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (99.00%) Information Security
2 19 (19.00%) Risk Management
3 17 (17.00%) Business Analysis
4 16 (16.00%) Data Protection
4 16 (16.00%) ISMS
5 13 (13.00%) Incident Management
6 12 (12.00%) ITIL
6 12 (12.00%) Security Management
7 11 (11.00%) Information Security Management
7 11 (11.00%) IT Audit
7 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (10.00%) SIEM
9 9 (9.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (9.00%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (9.00%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (8.00%) ITIL V3
11 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.00%) Analytics
12 6 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.00%) C++
2 1 (1.00%) Java
2 1 (1.00%) Perl
2 1 (1.00%) Python
2 1 (1.00%) Scala
2 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (56.00%) CISSP
2 31 (31.00%) CISA
3 23 (23.00%) CISM
4 18 (18.00%) Degree
5 9 (9.00%) CISMP
6 6 (6.00%) CRISC
6 6 (6.00%) IIBA
6 6 (6.00%) ISEB
7 2 (2.00%) CCFP
7 2 (2.00%) CCSP
7 2 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.00%) CLAS
7 2 (2.00%) EnCE
7 2 (2.00%) GCFA
7 2 (2.00%) GCIA
7 2 (2.00%) GPEN
7 2 (2.00%) GREM
7 2 (2.00%) SSCP
8 1 (1.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (23.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.00%) COBIT
4 5 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (3.00%) GDPR
6 2 (2.00%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (2.00%) ISO27002
7 1 (1.00%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.00%) ISO27005
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) RACF
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Nagios
2 1 (1.00%) Nessus
2 1 (1.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.00%) Nmap
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.00%) Intel
3 6 (6.00%) Cisco
3 6 (6.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.00%) Qualys
5 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.00%) Citrix
6 2 (2.00%) NetWitness
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle
6 2 (2.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.00%) Symantec
7 1 (1.00%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.00%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.00%) Sophos
7 1 (1.00%) Splunk
7 1 (1.00%) Varonis
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