Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 142 154
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 37 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.12% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.51% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £291 £225 £192
90th Percentile £505 £576 £405
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £436
% change year-on-year +1.27% -9.46% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,155 2,930 3,099
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.83% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,137 1,996 1,989
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £258 £250
90th Percentile £563 £548 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 99 117
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +17.20% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.14
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £25.16
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £13.92
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.80% -0.61%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in West Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in West Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in West Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in West Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Leeds +1 15 £400 -14.67% 3
Halifax - 5 £500 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £400 -
Bradford - 1 £388 - 2
Security Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
2 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
3 8 (21.62%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (16.22%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (13.51%) CISSP
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (13.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
7 4 (10.81%) SIEM
7 4 (10.81%) CCNA
7 4 (10.81%) McAfee
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Unix
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (8.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.11%) PKI
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) SSH

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
1 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) SSH
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Games
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (16.22%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.51%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Security Hardening
7 3 (8.11%) Use Case
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.51%) CISSP
1 5 (13.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ISACA
5 1 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.70%) CEH
5 1 (2.70%) CGEIT
5 1 (2.70%) CISA
5 1 (2.70%) CRISC
5 1 (2.70%) GIAC
5 1 (2.70%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) CASB
1 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) McAfee
3 3 (8.11%) CyberArk
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Netskope
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 2 (5.41%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.70%) Intel
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.70%) Varonis