Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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.

Security Analyst
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 88 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +100
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.53% 0.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Wales median daily rate £408 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% - -
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £61.01 £36.75 £13.81
% change year-on-year +66.01% +166.11% -64.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,429 1,299 1,194
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 96.87% 97.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,001 915 806
Wales median daily rate £400 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £250 £185 £206
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 103 78
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +21.21% +22.22%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.80 £10.36
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £47.95
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% -6.28% +14.29%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Wales

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Wales

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Wales

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
South Wales -21 8 £408 +16.43%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (25.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Due Diligence
3 2 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR