The median contractor rate for a Technical Security Analyst was £425 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
Technical Security Analyst
UK
Rank 590 633 620
Rank change year-on-year +43 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Analyst 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.022% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.56% +14.28%  
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%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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 +28 3 £425 +9.67% 1
West Midlands +12 1 £425 +9.67%
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Halifax - 1 £388 -
London - 1 £550 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £388 -
Yorkshire - 1 £388 -

Technical Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) PMP
5 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (30.00%) CISM
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Network Segmentation
5 3 (30.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) NetWitness

Technical Security 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:

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 3 (30.00%) Network Segmentation
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (30.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) NetWitness
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft