Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Risk Analyst was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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.

Security Risk Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 863 863
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Security Risk Analyst 21 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.031% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.033% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 23
UK median daily rate £381 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £324 £326 £328
90th Percentile £513 £568 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +3.03%
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 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
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 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Security Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Risk Analyst in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Risk Analyst in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Risk Analyst over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Risk Analyst in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Risk Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +11 19 £394 -12.50% 4
London -27 15 £400 -20.00% 3
UK excluding London +12 6 £350 -22.22% 1
Scotland -6 2 £325 -35.00%
South East - 2 £410 - 1
North of England +54 1 £350 -22.22%
North West +23 1 £350 -22.22%
East of England -15 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Security Risk 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 Security Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 11 (52.38%) Risk Management
4 9 (42.86%) Internal Audit
5 8 (38.10%) ISAE 3402
6 6 (28.57%) IT Audit
6 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (28.57%) ISMS
6 6 (28.57%) Information Security Management
6 6 (28.57%) Security Management
7 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) CISSP
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco
7 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
7 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (23.81%) SIEM
7 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) Splunk
8 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (14.29%) CASP
8 3 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
8 3 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act

Security Risk 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
1 5 (23.81%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 11 (52.38%) Risk Management
3 9 (42.86%) Internal Audit
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 6 (28.57%) ISMS
4 6 (28.57%) IT Audit
4 6 (28.57%) Security Management
5 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) SIEM
5 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
6 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) CASP
2 3 (14.29%) CEH
2 3 (14.29%) CISM
2 3 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
2 3 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (14.29%) SSCP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISAE 3402
2 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (9.52%) GDPR
6 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
6 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nessus
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 3 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 3 (14.29%) McAfee
2 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 3 (14.29%) Qualys
2 3 (14.29%) Sophos
2 3 (14.29%) Splunk
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft