The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 45 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 18 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.69% 1.81% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 2.15% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
Median daily rate £525 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £431 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -9.52%

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
551 605 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.36% 84.26% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 324 381
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) CISSP
3 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (43.33%) Risk Management
5 13 (43.33%) CESG
6 11 (36.67%) Security Testing
7 10 (33.33%) ISMS
7 10 (33.33%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) Cryptography
8 9 (30.00%) IPsec
8 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
9 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (26.67%) RMADS
9 8 (26.67%) Firewall
10 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
10 7 (23.33%) Unix
11 6 (20.00%) Wireless
11 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
11 6 (20.00%) CEH
11 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
12 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
12 5 (16.67%) SIEM
12 5 (16.67%) Information Security
12 5 (16.67%) GIAC
12 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) IPsec
2 8 (26.67%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) Wireless
4 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Legal
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Security Advisor
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Security Tester
6 2 (6.67%) SOC Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Strategy Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) CESG
2 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Risk Management
2 11 (36.67%) Security Testing
3 10 (33.33%) ISMS
4 9 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 5 (16.67%) Information Security
7 5 (16.67%) Patch Management
7 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (16.67%) SIEM
8 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (13.33%) OWASP
8 4 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (13.33%) Security Patching
8 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) Python
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) CISSP
3 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 13 (43.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (20.00%) CEH
7 5 (16.67%) CISM
7 5 (16.67%) GIAC
8 4 (13.33%) CLAS
8 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
8 4 (13.33%) OSCP
8 4 (13.33%) SANS
9 2 (6.67%) IISP
9 2 (6.67%) ISACA
10 1 (3.33%) Degree
10 1 (3.33%) GCIA
10 1 (3.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) RMADS
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (6.67%) FedRAMP
4 2 (6.67%) HIPAA
4 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Citrix
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.33%) Qualys
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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