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 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
Data Security
Rank 69 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.55% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£419 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 - £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 - £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%
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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%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) COBIT
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Automotive
5 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security

Data 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 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001