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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 59 55 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.32% 2.09% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.65% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Average daily rate £244 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.06% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £391 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £630 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
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
634 716 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.86% 78.94% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 371 365
Average daily rate £410 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 15 (50.00%) Windows
1 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Firewall
4 10 (33.33%) Migration
4 10 (33.33%) AppSense
4 10 (33.33%) CISSP
4 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (30.00%) Web Filtering
5 9 (30.00%) Intel Security
5 9 (30.00%) IBM
5 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (23.33%) GCIH
6 7 (23.33%) CEH
7 6 (20.00%) GCIA
7 6 (20.00%) GIAC
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) VB
7 6 (20.00%) CISM
7 6 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Auditor
6 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security Auditor
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Security Auditor
7 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Information Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Information Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Junior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (30.00%) Web Filtering
3 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (10.00%) Internal Audit
6 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) SIEM
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C#
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.00%) Python
1 6 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) CEH
2 7 (23.33%) GCIH
3 6 (20.00%) CISM
3 6 (20.00%) GCIA
3 6 (20.00%) GIAC
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (6.67%) CLAS
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) IISP
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Scheme
7 1 (3.33%) MCSE
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.33%) OSCP
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) ISO27002
2 2 (6.67%) RMADS
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.33%) QRadar
1 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) AppSense
2 9 (30.00%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) GFI Software
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Rate: Competitive
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