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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 64 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.21% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £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
698 521 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.47% 72.26% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 275 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (25.00%) SCADA
3 4 (20.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) PKI
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (10.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) S/MIME
6 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) TACACS

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) S/MIME
3 1 (5.00%) TACACS
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Business Change Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (15.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) SCADA
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (20.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Security
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) IBM
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee
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