The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / Yorkshire
Rank 114 113 125
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 12 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.78% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.81% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Median daily rate £431 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £367 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -4.68% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.81 -
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 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 2066 2704 2497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.00% 96.43% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1783 1575
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 113 135
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
West Yorkshire +3 5 £350 -17.64% 1
North Yorkshire +10 4 £475 -
South Yorkshire -6 3 £475 +23.77%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 5 (27.78%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) CISM
4 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) CISA
5 3 (16.67%) CRISC
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (16.67%) GDPR
5 3 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (5.56%) Retail
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.56%) CCSA
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Finance

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (27.78%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) SIEM
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Use Case
7 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CISM
1 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CISA
2 3 (16.67%) CRISC
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCSA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft