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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 62 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.48% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £444 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £458 £354
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +29.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
Data Security
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
592 620 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.73% 78.88% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 348 317
Average daily rate £398 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
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 18 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 27 (93.10%) Finance
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 21 (72.41%) Statistics
3 20 (68.97%) Data Governance
3 20 (68.97%) Data Structures
3 20 (68.97%) MS Office
3 20 (68.97%) Data Analysis
4 19 (65.52%) Windows
4 19 (65.52%) ATM
4 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (37.93%) Data Extraction
7 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
7 8 (27.59%) Information Security
7 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.69%) SIEM
8 6 (20.69%) Security Patching
8 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
8 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (20.69%) VB
8 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
8 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.69%) Firewall
8 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (10.34%) SQL
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (72.41%) MS Excel
2 20 (68.97%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (20.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) ATM
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (93.10%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Analyst
2 20 (68.97%) Data Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SOX Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Statistics
2 20 (68.97%) Data Structures
3 11 (37.93%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
1 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Data Analysis
1 20 (68.97%) Data Governance
2 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (27.59%) Information Security
3 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.69%) Security Patching
3 6 (20.69%) SIEM
3 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) VB
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.90%) COBIT
3 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft