The median contractor rate for a Technical Security Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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.

Technical Security Analyst
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 627 622
Rank change year-on-year +32 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Analyst 7 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.030% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 8
Median daily rate £388 £538 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.90% +53.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £421 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £538 £350
% change year-on-year -27.90% +53.57%  
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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
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 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
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 £11.50 £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 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Technical Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Security Analyst over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Security Analyst in the UK

Technical Security Analyst
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +27 7 £388 -22.50% 3
London 0 4 £400 -23.80% 3
South East - 3 £388 -
City of London -4 2 £513 +2.50% 2
Kent - 2 £388 -
West Malling - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Security Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (30.00%) Data Security
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Management
5 2 (20.00%) SANS
5 2 (20.00%) Threat Detection
5 2 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Technical 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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Data Security
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) E-Discovery
3 2 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Detection
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CNA
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) GCIA
2 2 (20.00%) GCIH
2 2 (20.00%) GIAC
2 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Novell Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BMC
1 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
1 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper