Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 141 153
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 32 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 7
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +6.25% +13.48%
10th Percentile £266 £351 £333
90th Percentile £570 £463 £436
Yorkshire median daily rate £398 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -6.47% +3.03% +10.00%
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 3,297 2,853 3,659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 97.61% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,235 1,947 2,404
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.24%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 77 95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £13.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% +6.62% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.25 £8.69 £9.23
90th Percentile £29.50 £24.70 £22.64
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £13.86
% change year-on-year +11.70% +1.71% +2.99%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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
Leeds -2 18 £400 -5.88% 6
Halifax - 7 £450 -
Security Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) Information Security
2 11 (34.38%) CISSP
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (28.13%) CCNA
4 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 7 (21.88%) Degree
6 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.75%) SIEM
7 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
7 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (15.63%) Firewall
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) GDPR
8 5 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (12.50%) IT Audit
9 4 (12.50%) CISM
9 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.50%) HTTP
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.50%) MCP
10 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (9.38%) Nessus
10 3 (9.38%) GIAC

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 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Information Security
2 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
2 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
2 6 (18.75%) SIEM
3 5 (15.63%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) IT Audit
5 3 (9.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Security Auditing
5 3 (9.38%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Data Security
6 2 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.25%) Information Management
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C#
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CISSP
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (28.13%) CCNA
3 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
4 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (12.50%) CISM
6 4 (12.50%) MCP
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (9.38%) GIAC
7 3 (9.38%) ISACA
8 2 (6.25%) CEH
8 2 (6.25%) CISA
8 2 (6.25%) GCED
8 2 (6.25%) GCIA
8 2 (6.25%) GSEC
9 1 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
9 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (15.63%) GDPR
4 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nessus
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) CSIRT
3 1 (3.13%) Nmap
3 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Splunk
3 2 (6.25%) Qualys
4 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee
4 1 (3.13%) Netskope
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Varonis