The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 67 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
679 500 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.98% 70.92% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 244 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security across the Milton Keynes region.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Data Security
2 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) SCADA
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) PKI
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) S/MIME
5 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
5 1 (7.14%) TACACS
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) S/MIME
4 1 (7.14%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 3 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) SCADA
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
1 5 (35.71%) SIEM
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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