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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 59 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.73% 0.85% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.10% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £225 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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
777 634 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.96% 77.04% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 384 302
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £10.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 25 (54.35%) CISSP
2 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (45.65%) Management Information System
3 21 (45.65%) Cyber Security
4 19 (41.30%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (39.13%) Security Patching
6 17 (36.96%) Firewall
7 16 (34.78%) GIAC
7 16 (34.78%) Security Testing
7 16 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (32.61%) Patch Management
9 14 (30.43%) OWASP
10 13 (28.26%) Data Protection
11 12 (26.09%) Security Management
12 11 (23.91%) Finance
12 11 (23.91%) VB
13 10 (21.74%) .NET
13 10 (21.74%) SQL
13 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
13 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
13 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
13 10 (21.74%) Retail
14 9 (19.57%) DB2 UDB
14 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
14 9 (19.57%) LDAP
14 9 (19.57%) MS Office
14 9 (19.57%) SLA
14 9 (19.57%) DB2
14 9 (19.57%) Technical Analysis
15 7 (15.22%) HTML

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) Documentum
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) DB2
1 9 (19.57%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Retail
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Automotive
6 1 (2.17%) Publishing
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Consultant
2 16 (34.78%) Architect
2 16 (34.78%) Security Consultant
3 14 (30.43%) Security Architect
4 12 (26.09%) Security Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Security Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Information Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Head of Cyber Security
9 2 (4.35%) Information Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Head of Security
9 2 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
9 2 (4.35%) Security Specialist
10 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Data Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) SOAP
2 7 (15.22%) XML
2 7 (15.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Cyber Security
2 19 (41.30%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (39.13%) Security Patching
4 16 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (34.78%) Security Testing
5 15 (32.61%) Patch Management
6 14 (30.43%) OWASP
7 13 (28.26%) Data Protection
8 12 (26.09%) Security Management
9 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
9 10 (21.74%) Security Architecture
10 9 (19.57%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.22%) Project Management
12 6 (13.04%) ITIL
12 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.87%) Data Security
13 5 (10.87%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) VB
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) CISSP
2 16 (34.78%) GIAC
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) CEH
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) ISSMP
5 1 (2.17%) MBCS
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.57%) SLA
3 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.70%) COBIT
5 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Dell
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
2 1 (2.17%) GFI Software
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