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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 69 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Security 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £360 £413
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.46
% change year-on-year
- -3.41%
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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
679 500 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.98% 70.92% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 244 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (55.56%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) COBIT
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Automotive
6 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Security Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Cyber Security
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT