The table below looks at the statistics for Data 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 Data Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 66 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 10 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.73% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.95% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£318 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £441
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
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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
777 634 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.96% 77.04% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 384 302
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £10.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Data 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 Data Security.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Statistics
3 6 (50.00%) Data Governance
3 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) ATM
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Data Extraction
4 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (16.67%) COBIT
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) SIEM
7 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Data 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 Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) ATM
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Statistics
2 6 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (41.67%) Data Extraction
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Governance
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CEH
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft