The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 38 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 26 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.90% 1.56% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 1.94% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £471 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.79% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
Information 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
546 773 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.98% 80.44% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 458 396
Median daily rate £425 £391 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.07 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 19 (54.29%) CISSP
2 17 (48.57%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (37.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (34.29%) Firewall
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 11 (31.43%) CEH
6 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (28.57%) GCIH
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
7 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (25.71%) GIAC
7 9 (25.71%) CISM
7 9 (25.71%) GCIA
7 9 (25.71%) Python
7 9 (25.71%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) VB
8 8 (22.86%) VPN
8 8 (22.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (20.00%) F5
9 7 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (20.00%) LogRhythm
9 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
9 7 (20.00%) Wireless

Information Security
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:

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (20.00%) Wireless
4 6 (17.14%) Internet
4 6 (17.14%) SSL
4 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Security Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Security Specialist
5 7 (20.00%) Consultant
5 7 (20.00%) Security Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) Information Specialist
7 3 (8.57%) Auditor
7 3 (8.57%) CISSP Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Compliance Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Governance Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Information Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security Auditor
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Security Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) CESG
4 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (37.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 6 (17.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (17.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.43%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance
9 3 (8.57%) Internal Audit
9 3 (8.57%) Security Management
10 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
10 2 (5.71%) SIEM
10 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C#
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
1 9 (25.71%) Python
1 9 (25.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) CISSP
2 11 (31.43%) CEH
3 10 (28.57%) GCIH
3 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) CISM
4 9 (25.71%) GCIA
4 9 (25.71%) GIAC
5 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (5.71%) Degree
9 1 (2.86%) CCNP
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (8.57%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.86%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.86%) Nessus
2 1 (2.86%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) ArcSight
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco
1 7 (20.00%) F5
1 7 (20.00%) Juniper
1 7 (20.00%) LogRhythm
1 7 (20.00%) Symantec
2 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
2 6 (17.14%) FireEye
2 6 (17.14%) GFI Software
2 6 (17.14%) Intel Security
2 6 (17.14%) Rapid7
2 6 (17.14%) Sourcefire
2 6 (17.14%) TippingPoint
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) LogLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk