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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 53 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.83% 0.87% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.10% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate £488 £550 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
595 635 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.80% 78.59% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 352 321
Average daily rate £399 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 15
Average hourly rate £14.20 £16.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 12 (35.29%) Information Security
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
2 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 8 (23.53%) Data Security
3 8 (23.53%) VB
4 7 (20.59%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 6 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (17.65%) SIEM
5 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 6 (17.65%) Security Patching
6 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 4 (11.76%) CISSP
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.82%) Security Operations

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (5.88%) FTP
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
1 12 (35.29%) Security Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SIEM Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SOX Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Workstream Lead
6 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Information Security
2 9 (26.47%) Incident Management
3 8 (23.53%) Data Security
3 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.65%) Security Patching
4 6 (17.65%) SIEM
4 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.88%) B2B
7 2 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) VB
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CISSP
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CEH
2 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (5.88%) CISM
2 2 (5.88%) CLAS
2 2 (5.88%) GCIA
2 2 (5.88%) GCIH
2 2 (5.88%) GIAC
2 2 (5.88%) IISP
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 6 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.88%) COBIT
4 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.88%) ISO27002
4 2 (5.88%) RMADS
5 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
2 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
2 2 (5.88%) F5
2 2 (5.88%) IronPort
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft