The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.22% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £480
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +15.06%
Information Assurance
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
503 838 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.87% 80.97% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 496 369
Median daily rate £430 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Assurance
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance across the Milton Keynes region.

Information Assurance Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) CISSP
2 25 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
3 24 (68.57%) CESG
3 24 (68.57%) Unix
4 21 (60.00%) Cryptography
5 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (57.14%) IPsec
6 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
6 19 (54.29%) Security Architecture
7 17 (48.57%) Citrix
7 17 (48.57%) Oracle
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
7 17 (48.57%) Client/Server
7 17 (48.57%) SMTP
7 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
8 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
8 16 (45.71%) Internet
8 16 (45.71%) RMADS
8 16 (45.71%) Windows Vista
9 15 (42.86%) ISMS
9 15 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
9 15 (42.86%) CEH
10 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
11 13 (37.14%) FTP
11 13 (37.14%) Fuzz Testing
11 13 (37.14%) Patch Management
11 13 (37.14%) SSH

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) IPsec
2 17 (48.57%) SMTP
3 16 (45.71%) Internet
4 13 (37.14%) FTP
4 13 (37.14%) SSH
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Information Assurance Leader
2 11 (31.43%) Security Advisor
3 1 (2.86%) Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) CESG
2 21 (60.00%) Cryptography
3 17 (48.57%) Client/Server
4 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Unix
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 19 (54.29%) Security Architecture
3 17 (48.57%) Risk Management
4 15 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (42.86%) ISMS
5 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (37.14%) Fuzz Testing
6 13 (37.14%) OWASP
6 13 (37.14%) Patch Management
7 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security
10 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
11 1 (2.86%) Business Development
11 1 (2.86%) Database Security
11 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.86%) Security Operations
11 1 (2.86%) SIEM
11 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
1 25 (71.43%) CISSP
2 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 15 (42.86%) CEH
4 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) GCIH
7 1 (2.86%) CISM
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) GCFA
7 1 (2.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) RMADS
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
1 13 (37.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) Citrix
2 17 (48.57%) Oracle