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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 67 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.68% 1.70% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.39% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£469 £331 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £326 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £336 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +87.50%
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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
679 502 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.07% 71.00% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 245 196
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Data Security
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) COBIT
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) CISM
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Redmine
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Management Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Security
2 5 (38.46%) Cyber Security
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (23.08%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec
1 1 (7.69%) Splunk