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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 42 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 18 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.92% 1.42% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 1.73% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 7
Median daily rate £513 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £276 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -20.47%

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
525 578 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.23% 81.87% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 278 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.17 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 28 (62.22%) CISSP
2 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (40.00%) CEH
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
4 17 (37.78%) Risk Management
5 15 (33.33%) Firewall
5 15 (33.33%) CESG
5 15 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 14 (31.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (31.11%) Information Security
7 13 (28.89%) CISM
7 13 (28.89%) Information Assurance
8 12 (26.67%) DV Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) GIAC
8 12 (26.67%) Security Operations
8 12 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
9 11 (24.44%) Cryptography
9 11 (24.44%) Unix
10 10 (22.22%) IPsec
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.00%) Security Testing
11 9 (20.00%) ISMS
11 9 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
12 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
12 8 (17.78%) SIEM

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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (22.22%) IPsec
4 6 (13.33%) SMTP
5 5 (11.11%) Internet
6 4 (8.89%) FTP
6 4 (8.89%) SSH
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 2 (4.44%) Wireless
8 1 (2.22%) DMZ
8 1 (2.22%) LAN
8 1 (2.22%) NAS
8 1 (2.22%) SAN
8 1 (2.22%) WAN
8 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance Leader
3 7 (15.56%) Security Advisor
3 7 (15.56%) SOC Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Security Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) SOC Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SOC Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) CESG
2 12 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (24.44%) Cryptography
4 9 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.33%) Client/Server
6 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Risk Management
2 15 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 14 (31.11%) Information Security
4 13 (28.89%) Information Assurance
5 12 (26.67%) Security Operations
6 9 (20.00%) ISMS
6 9 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
7 8 (17.78%) Patch Management
7 8 (17.78%) SIEM
8 7 (15.56%) OWASP
9 5 (11.11%) Fuzz Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
10 4 (8.89%) Computer Forensics
10 4 (8.89%) Forensic Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (8.89%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C#
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
1 8 (17.78%) Python
1 8 (17.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (62.22%) CISSP
2 21 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (40.00%) CEH
3 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 15 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (28.89%) CISM
6 12 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 12 (26.67%) GIAC
7 8 (17.78%) GCIA
7 8 (17.78%) GCIH
8 4 (8.89%) CLAS
8 4 (8.89%) CREST Certified
8 4 (8.89%) OSCP
8 4 (8.89%) SANS
9 2 (4.44%) IISP
9 2 (4.44%) ISACA
10 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) RMADS
2 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (4.44%) FedRAMP
4 2 (4.44%) HIPAA
4 2 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.22%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Citrix
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.22%) Qualys
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk