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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 41 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Contract jobs citing Information Security 34 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.12% 0.43% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 0.58% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £300 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £38.71
% change year-on-year
-62.74% +31.74%
Information Security
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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
646 693 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.30% 75.24% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 439 259
Average daily rate £400 £370 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.05 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 (55.56%) CISSP
2 23 (51.11%) Management Information System
3 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (44.44%) Cyber Security
5 17 (37.78%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (35.56%) Firewall
6 16 (35.56%) GIAC
6 16 (35.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (33.33%) Patch Management
7 15 (33.33%) Security Patching
7 15 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 14 (31.11%) OWASP
8 14 (31.11%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) Security Management
9 12 (26.67%) Security Architecture
10 11 (24.44%) Data Protection
11 10 (22.22%) .NET
11 10 (22.22%) SOAP
11 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 9 (20.00%) VB
12 9 (20.00%) LDAP
12 9 (20.00%) MS Office
12 9 (20.00%) DB2
12 9 (20.00%) Finance
12 9 (20.00%) SLA
12 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
12 9 (20.00%) Retail
12 9 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
13 8 (17.78%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Documentum
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) DB2
1 9 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
1 9 (20.00%) Retail
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Architect
2 16 (35.56%) Consultant
2 16 (35.56%) Security Architect
3 14 (31.11%) Security Consultant
4 9 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Security Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Information Risk Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Head of Security
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
1 10 (22.22%) SOAP
2 7 (15.56%) XML
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) SCADA
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Cyber Security
2 17 (37.78%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 15 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 15 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 14 (31.11%) OWASP
6 12 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 12 (26.67%) Security Management
7 11 (24.44%) Data Protection
8 9 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (15.56%) Project Management
10 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
11 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (11.11%) ITIL
13 4 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) VB
2 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) CISSP
2 16 (35.56%) GIAC
3 5 (11.11%) CISM
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.44%) CISMP
5 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CISA
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (20.00%) SLA
3 3 (6.67%) COBIT
3 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
1 3 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (4.44%) Symantec
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) AppSense
3 1 (2.22%) GFI Software
3 1 (2.22%) McAfee
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Dell
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