The median contractor rate for a Security Risk Analyst was £444 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
Security Risk Analyst
UK
Rank 586 630 619
Rank change year-on-year +44 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Risk Analyst 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.38% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50%  
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 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%  

Security Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Risk Analyst in the UK

Security Risk Analyst
Top 12 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 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 +25 7 £444 -4.05% 3
London +29 3 £375 -21.05% 3
South East +19 1 £575 +43.75%
South West +2 1 - -
East of England -1 1 £450 +15.38%
West Midlands - 1 £438 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £575 -
Warwick - 1 £438 -
Essex - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £575 -
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
Bristol - 1 - -

Security Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) CISM
6 2 (14.29%) CISA
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (7.14%) CCFP
7 1 (7.14%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Fintech
7 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) GREM
7 1 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Tableau
7 1 (7.14%) GPEN
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Demand Management

Security Risk 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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) BPR
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (7.14%) CCFP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) EnCE
4 1 (7.14%) GCFA
4 1 (7.14%) GCIA
4 1 (7.14%) GPEN
4 1 (7.14%) GREM
4 1 (7.14%) IIBA
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Intel
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau