The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 29 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.

Security Analyst
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 109 102
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.52% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £325 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £413 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £465 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -3.12% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £13.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year +153.43% -38.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1301 1883 1746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.87% 96.56% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1289 1091
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £8.75 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 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 3 months to 29 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
Leeds +5 5 £300 -29.41% 2
Castleford - 1 £325 -
Halifax - 1 £388 -
Security Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (30.00%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco