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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 45 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.32% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £505 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +54.54%

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
516 590 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.43% 82.40% 81.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 284 373
Median daily rate £400 £390 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.14 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) CISSP
2 21 (65.63%) CESG
2 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 21 (65.63%) CESG Certified Professional
3 18 (56.25%) Security Architecture
4 17 (53.13%) Unix
5 16 (50.00%) Cryptography
6 14 (43.75%) IPsec
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 13 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (37.50%) RMADS
8 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
9 10 (31.25%) Citrix
9 10 (31.25%) Oracle
9 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
9 10 (31.25%) SMTP
10 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
10 9 (28.13%) Internet
10 9 (28.13%) Windows Vista
10 9 (28.13%) ISMS
11 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (25.00%) Patch Management
12 7 (21.88%) Fuzz Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (21.88%) CEH

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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) IPsec
2 10 (31.25%) SMTP
3 9 (28.13%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) FTP
4 6 (18.75%) SSH
4 6 (18.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Security Advisor
2 7 (21.88%) Information Assurance Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security Advisor
5 1 (3.13%) Strategy Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 21 (65.63%) CESG
2 16 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
4 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Unix
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Security Architecture
2 13 (40.63%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 9 (28.13%) ISMS
5 8 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (21.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (21.88%) Fuzz Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) OWASP
8 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
11 1 (3.13%) Database Security
11 1 (3.13%) Information Security
11 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.13%) Project Management
11 1 (3.13%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) CESG Certified Professional
1 21 (65.63%) CISSP
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) CEH
4 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) CISM
6 2 (6.25%) IISP
6 2 (6.25%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) RMADS
2 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.25%) FedRAMP
3 2 (6.25%) HIPAA
3 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Citrix
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle