The median contractor rate for a Senior Security Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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 Security Analyst
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 617 626
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 14 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.055% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 9
Median daily rate £450 £450 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £558 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £373 £440
% change year-on-year +20.80% -15.34%  
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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Security Analyst in the UK

Senior Security 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 Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +34 14 £450 - 9
London +8 8 £450 -10.00% 3
City of London -1 3 £450 -5.26% 1
West Midlands - 3 £450 -
East of England -3 2 £550 +69.23%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £450 -
Staffordshire - 2 £450 -
North West +20 1 - -
Manchester +11 1 - -
Luton -5 1 £550 +69.23%
Bedfordshire -12 1 £550 +69.23%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) CISSP
3 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (44.83%) Finance
5 12 (41.38%) SIEM
6 10 (34.48%) Splunk
7 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
8 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (24.14%) CISM
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (20.69%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (17.24%) Banking
11 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
11 5 (17.24%) Open Source
11 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.24%) CISA
12 4 (13.79%) Firewall
12 4 (13.79%) Data Security
12 4 (13.79%) Unix
12 4 (13.79%) IBM
12 4 (13.79%) SSCP
12 4 (13.79%) Change Control
12 4 (13.79%) CRISC
12 4 (13.79%) Redis
12 4 (13.79%) Qualys
12 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack

Senior 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 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.45%) OllyDbg
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) International Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Publishing
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.90%) BYOD
4 2 (6.90%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (6.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.45%) VMS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Information Security
2 14 (48.28%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (41.38%) SIEM
4 9 (31.03%) Security Operations
5 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) Case Management
8 4 (13.79%) Change Control
8 4 (13.79%) Data Security
8 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (10.34%) Patch Management
9 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) Use Case
10 2 (6.90%) Computer Security
10 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Perl
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CISSP
2 7 (24.14%) CISM
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 5 (17.24%) CISA
5 4 (13.79%) CRISC
5 4 (13.79%) SANS
5 4 (13.79%) SSCP
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (6.90%) CNA
7 2 (6.90%) CNE
7 2 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (6.90%) ISSAP
7 2 (6.90%) MCSE
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (6.90%) Novell Certification
7 2 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 2 (6.90%) ISO 22301
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.45%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Kibana
1 4 (13.79%) logstash
1 4 (13.79%) QRadar
2 1 (3.45%) EnCase
2 1 (3.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Splunk
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) LogRhythm
2 4 (13.79%) Qualys
3 3 (10.34%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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