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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 53 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.14% 2.03% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.59% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £525 £400 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £320 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -65.55%
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
518 735 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.23% 78.69% 77.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 361 415
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.72% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 18 (56.25%) CISSP
1 18 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) GIAC
4 12 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (31.25%) CEH
5 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 9 (28.13%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (25.00%) LogRhythm
7 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.00%) F5
7 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
7 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (25.00%) GCIA
7 8 (25.00%) GCIH
7 8 (25.00%) CISM
7 8 (25.00%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) Unix
7 8 (25.00%) VPN
7 8 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) VB
7 8 (25.00%) Juniper
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco
7 8 (25.00%) Symantec
8 7 (21.88%) Intel Security
8 7 (21.88%) Internet

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 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (25.00%) VPN
3 7 (21.88%) Internet
3 7 (21.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (21.88%) SSL
3 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.88%) Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) BGP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Security Specialist
4 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Security Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Information Security Specialist
5 5 (15.63%) Information Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Junior
8 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Junior Security Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Security Advisor
8 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Specialist
8 2 (6.25%) SOC Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) CESG
4 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (21.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 7 (21.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 7 (21.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 4 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 4 (12.50%) Security Patching
7 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (9.38%) OWASP
8 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
9 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (25.00%) Python
1 8 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) CISSP
2 12 (37.50%) GIAC
3 10 (31.25%) CEH
4 8 (25.00%) CISM
4 8 (25.00%) GCIA
4 8 (25.00%) GCIH
5 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.50%) CLAS
7 4 (12.50%) SANS
8 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
9 2 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (6.25%) Degree
10 1 (3.13%) APMP
10 1 (3.13%) CCNP
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.13%) QA
4 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Nexpose
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) ArcSight
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco
1 8 (25.00%) F5
1 8 (25.00%) Juniper
1 8 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 8 (25.00%) Symantec
2 7 (21.88%) Blue Coat
2 7 (21.88%) FireEye
2 7 (21.88%) GFI Software
2 7 (21.88%) Intel Security
2 7 (21.88%) Rapid7
2 7 (21.88%) Sourcefire
2 7 (21.88%) TippingPoint
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk