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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 52 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.33% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £505 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.27% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +52.72%
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
507 731 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.08% 78.35% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 366 417
Median daily rate £438 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 December 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 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) CISSP
2 23 (65.71%) CESG
2 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 23 (65.71%) CESG Certified Professional
3 21 (60.00%) Unix
4 20 (57.14%) Security Architecture
4 20 (57.14%) Cryptography
5 18 (51.43%) IPsec
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
7 16 (45.71%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (42.86%) RMADS
8 15 (42.86%) Risk Management
9 13 (37.14%) Citrix
9 13 (37.14%) Oracle
9 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
9 13 (37.14%) Client/Server
9 13 (37.14%) SMTP
9 13 (37.14%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (37.14%) CEH
9 13 (37.14%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
10 12 (34.29%) Windows Vista
10 12 (34.29%) ISMS
10 12 (34.29%) Patch Management
10 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
10 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
10 12 (34.29%) Internet
11 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
11 11 (31.43%) Fuzz Testing

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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) IPsec
2 13 (37.14%) SMTP
3 12 (34.29%) Internet
4 10 (28.57%) FTP
4 10 (28.57%) SSH
5 6 (17.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Information Assurance Leader
1 11 (31.43%) Security Advisor
2 2 (5.71%) Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Architect
3 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 1 (2.86%) Head of Engineering
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (2.86%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
3 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) CESG
2 20 (57.14%) Cryptography
3 13 (37.14%) Client/Server
4 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Unix
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 16 (45.71%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 13 (37.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (37.14%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (34.29%) ISMS
5 12 (34.29%) Patch Management
6 11 (31.43%) Fuzz Testing
7 10 (28.57%) OWASP
7 10 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security
9 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
10 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.86%) Database Security
10 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.86%) Project Management
10 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) CESG Certified Professional
1 23 (65.71%) CISSP
1 23 (65.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (37.14%) CEH
3 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) GCFA
5 1 (2.86%) GCIH
5 1 (2.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) RMADS
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) Citrix
2 13 (37.14%) Oracle