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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 45 44 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 15 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.22% 3.40% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 4.23% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
543 685 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.33% 80.40% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 425 440
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 21
Median hourly rate £11.12 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £22.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
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 27 July 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 15 (55.56%) CISSP
2 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (25.93%) GCIH
5 7 (25.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (25.93%) CEH
5 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (22.22%) GCIA
6 6 (22.22%) GIAC
6 6 (22.22%) Python
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) VB
6 6 (22.22%) CISM
7 5 (18.52%) Wireless
7 5 (18.52%) Symantec
7 5 (18.52%) Intel Security
7 5 (18.52%) VPN
7 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (14.81%) 802.1X

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 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (18.52%) VPN
3 5 (18.52%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) SSL
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Security Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Security Specialist
4 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Auditor
6 3 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Governance Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security Auditor
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Information Specialist
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Security Auditor
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) CESG
3 4 (14.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (18.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
4 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (14.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (14.81%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (11.11%) Internal Audit
6 3 (11.11%) Security Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) SIEM
7 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.70%) ISMS
8 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 6 (22.22%) Python
1 6 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) CISSP
2 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) CEH
3 7 (25.93%) GCIH
3 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) CISM
4 6 (22.22%) GCIA
4 6 (22.22%) GIAC
5 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (11.11%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Intel Security
1 5 (18.52%) Symantec
2 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
2 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) F5
2 4 (14.81%) FireEye
2 4 (14.81%) GFI Software
2 4 (14.81%) Juniper
2 4 (14.81%) LogRhythm
2 4 (14.81%) Rapid7
2 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
2 4 (14.81%) TippingPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) AppSense
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
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