Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Security Analyst was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 864 889
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Security Analyst 35 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.022% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 5
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +42.86% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £525 £350
% change year-on-year -23.81% +50.00% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Technical Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 11 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 33 £488 -2.50%
London -1 19 £488 -2.50%
UK excluding London +41 16 £400 -23.81%
North of England +71 7 £550 -
Yorkshire - 6 £550 -
South West +13 3 £295 -15.71%
South East - 3 £388 -
Scotland -2 2 £450 -18.18%
West Midlands +36 1 - -
North West +27 1 £450 -18.18%
Midlands +25 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 20 (57.14%) Information Security
2 18 (51.43%) CISSP
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) Degree
4 15 (42.86%) CRISC
4 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (37.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (34.29%) SIEM
6 12 (34.29%) PKI
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) Unix
7 11 (31.43%) Finance
7 11 (31.43%) SDLC
8 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
9 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (25.71%) Analytics
10 8 (22.86%) Information Governance
10 8 (22.86%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (22.86%) Secure Coding
10 8 (22.86%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (22.86%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (22.86%) OWASP
10 8 (22.86%) CGEIT
10 8 (22.86%) Banking
10 8 (22.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (22.86%) Citrix
10 8 (22.86%) McAfee
11 7 (20.00%) CISM

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 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Data Lake
1 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) PKI
2 8 (22.86%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (5.71%) CESG
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) PMI
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.43%) HPUX
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
6 2 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Information Security
2 15 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (37.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (34.29%) SIEM
5 11 (31.43%) ITIL
5 11 (31.43%) SDLC
6 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 9 (25.71%) Analytics
7 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (22.86%) Information Governance
8 8 (22.86%) OWASP
8 8 (22.86%) Secure Coding
9 6 (17.14%) Investment Management
10 4 (11.43%) Data Security
10 4 (11.43%) Identity Management
10 4 (11.43%) Security Operations
11 3 (8.57%) Coaching
11 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) CISSP
2 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 15 (42.86%) CRISC
4 8 (22.86%) CGEIT
5 7 (20.00%) CISM
6 2 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
6 2 (5.71%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.86%) SANS
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (5.71%) GDPR
3 2 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.86%) Nmap
2 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Citrix
1 8 (22.86%) McAfee
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) Tripwire
4 4 (11.43%) BeyondTrust
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Cloudera
4 4 (11.43%) Forcepoint
4 4 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) LogRhythm
4 4 (11.43%) NetApp
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) LogLogic
5 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) Apple
7 1 (2.86%) Dell