The median contractor rate for a Senior Information Security 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.

Senior Information Security Analyst
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 651 636
Rank change year-on-year +45 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Analyst 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.006% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £413
% change year-on-year +26.76% -13.93%  
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%  

Senior Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Information Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Information Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Information Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Information 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 Senior Information Security 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 +23 4 £450 +16.88% 1
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
Staffordshire - 2 £450 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £450 -
London +3 1 - - 1

Senior Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Data Security
3 3 (50.00%) CRISC
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CNA
4 2 (33.33%) CNE
4 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) COBIT
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Senior Information 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) BYOD
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISA
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CRISC
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) CNA
3 2 (33.33%) CNE
3 2 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Novell Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 22301
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle