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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 23 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -8
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 43 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.44% 1.56% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.92% 1.95% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 8
Median daily rate £510 £450 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £446
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 -
Cybersecurity
Buckinghamshire

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
543 768 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.29% 79.83% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 465 398
Median daily rate £425 £391 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 14
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.53 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £29.25 £12.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 39 (62.90%) CISSP
2 31 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 28 (45.16%) Firewall
4 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
5 24 (38.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (38.71%) Security Operations
6 23 (37.10%) Security Operations Centre
6 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
7 22 (35.48%) Citrix
8 21 (33.87%) Windows
8 21 (33.87%) CEH
9 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
9 20 (32.26%) Oracle
10 19 (30.65%) FTP
10 19 (30.65%) Internet
10 19 (30.65%) Information Assurance
11 18 (29.03%) CESG Certified Professional
12 17 (27.42%) Information Security
12 17 (27.42%) CESG
13 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
14 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
14 15 (24.19%) Cryptography
15 14 (22.58%) ISMS
15 14 (22.58%) IPsec
15 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
16 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
16 13 (20.97%) Client/Server
16 13 (20.97%) Unix
16 13 (20.97%) SMTP
17 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange

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 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) ProjectWise
3 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.16%) Firewall
2 24 (38.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (30.65%) FTP
3 19 (30.65%) Internet
4 14 (22.58%) IPsec
5 13 (20.97%) SMTP
6 12 (19.35%) SSH
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (11.29%) DNS
7 7 (11.29%) NetScaler
7 7 (11.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (11.29%) SSL
7 7 (11.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Security Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Consultant
3 13 (20.97%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Security Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Information Assurance Leader
6 8 (12.90%) SOC Consultant
7 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
8 6 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Security Advisor
8 6 (9.68%) Security Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Information Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Junior
9 3 (4.84%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Junior Security Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (27.42%) CESG
3 15 (24.19%) Cryptography
4 13 (20.97%) Client/Server
5 10 (16.13%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
7 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.61%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Unix
3 12 (19.35%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.23%) Kali Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 24 (38.71%) Security Operations
3 19 (30.65%) Information Assurance
4 17 (27.42%) Information Security
5 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
6 14 (22.58%) ISMS
6 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
7 12 (19.35%) Fuzz Testing
7 12 (19.35%) OWASP
7 12 (19.35%) Patch Management
7 12 (19.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (17.74%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (14.52%) Project Management
10 8 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (11.29%) B2B
11 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
11 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
11 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.06%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) C#
1 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
1 9 (14.52%) Python
1 9 (14.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) CISSP
2 27 (43.55%) Security Cleared
3 21 (33.87%) CEH
4 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
5 18 (29.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (17.74%) GCIH
7 10 (16.13%) CISM
7 10 (16.13%) GIAC
8 9 (14.52%) GCIA
9 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.61%) Degree
11 1 (1.61%) GCFA
11 1 (1.61%) GSAE
11 1 (1.61%) ISEB
11 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.61%) MCSE
11 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) RMADS
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.35%) Sendmail
3 7 (11.29%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Nessus
2 1 (1.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) Citrix
3 20 (32.26%) Oracle
4 7 (11.29%) Blue Coat
4 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 7 (11.29%) F5
4 7 (11.29%) IronPort
5 1 (1.61%) SAP