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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 40 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 30 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.75% 0.55% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 0.75% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £321 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £468 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £51.00 £17.42
% change year-on-year
-61.76% +192.76%
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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
630 667 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.65% 74.03% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 413 237
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 22 (59.46%) CISSP
2 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (45.95%) Management Information System
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 13 (35.14%) Cyber Security
6 12 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Security Management
7 11 (29.73%) Firewall
7 11 (29.73%) GIAC
7 11 (29.73%) Data Protection
7 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
8 10 (27.03%) Patch Management
8 10 (27.03%) Security Patching
8 10 (27.03%) Security Testing
8 10 (27.03%) SOAP
9 9 (24.32%) MS Office
9 9 (24.32%) LDAP
9 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
9 9 (24.32%) VB
9 9 (24.32%) .NET
9 9 (24.32%) DB2
9 9 (24.32%) SLA
9 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
9 9 (24.32%) OWASP
9 9 (24.32%) DB2 UDB
9 9 (24.32%) Technical Analysis
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) Project Management
11 7 (18.92%) HTML

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) LDAP
3 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) DB2
1 9 (24.32%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Consultant
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
1 13 (35.14%) Security Architect
2 11 (29.73%) Security Consultant
3 9 (24.32%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Information Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Information Risk Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) SOAP
2 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) SCADA
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Cyber Security
2 12 (32.43%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (32.43%) Security Management
3 11 (29.73%) Data Protection
3 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (27.03%) Security Architecture
4 10 (27.03%) Patch Management
4 10 (27.03%) Security Patching
4 10 (27.03%) Security Testing
5 9 (24.32%) OWASP
5 9 (24.32%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
9 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.81%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) VB
2 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) CISSP
2 11 (29.73%) GIAC
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.41%) CISMP
5 1 (2.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (24.32%) SLA
3 3 (8.11%) COBIT
3 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) GFI Software
3 1 (2.70%) AppSense
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
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