The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 116 143
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 12 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.89% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.93% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £24.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +87.75% -37.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1974 2696 2780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.72% 96.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4306 6540 7186
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £563 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 233 432
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +19.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £33.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
South Yorkshire +8 9 £425 +3.03%
West Yorkshire +6 3 £425 +6.25% 5
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
4 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 5 (19.23%) CISSP
5 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
5 5 (19.23%) SIEM
6 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 4 (15.38%) CISM
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
6 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 4 (15.38%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (11.54%) WMI
7 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) Windows NT

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (11.54%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Maltego
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (30.77%) Security Operations
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Computer Security
5 3 (11.54%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
3 3 (11.54%) CISA
3 3 (11.54%) CRISC
4 1 (3.85%) CCSA
4 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (11.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (11.54%) WMI
2 1 (3.85%) CSIRT
2 1 (3.85%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm