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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 39 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.53% 4.20% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 5.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.06% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.63 £20.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -60.78%
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
556 665 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.86% 79.83% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 388 437
Median daily rate £410 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 June 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 (48.39%) Windows
1 15 (48.39%) CISSP
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (32.26%) Intel Security
5 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (29.03%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (29.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
7 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
7 7 (22.58%) AppSense
7 7 (22.58%) CEH
7 7 (22.58%) GCIH
7 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
7 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (22.58%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) GIAC
8 6 (19.35%) Wireless
8 6 (19.35%) CISM
8 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (19.35%) VPN
8 6 (19.35%) IBM
8 6 (19.35%) Python
8 6 (19.35%) C#
8 6 (19.35%) VB
8 6 (19.35%) GCIA
8 6 (19.35%) PowerShell

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 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (19.35%) VPN
3 6 (19.35%) Wireless
4 5 (16.13%) Internet
4 5 (16.13%) SSL
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Security Specialist
4 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) Information Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Auditor
6 3 (9.68%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Compliance Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Governance Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security Auditor
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Security Auditor
6 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Junior
7 2 (6.45%) Security Operations Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (19.35%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (12.90%) CESG
4 4 (12.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (29.03%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (29.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (22.58%) Incident Management
3 7 (22.58%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (19.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (19.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (19.35%) Web Filtering
5 5 (16.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (16.13%) Security Operations
5 5 (16.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (9.68%) Internal Audit
6 3 (9.68%) Security Management
7 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.45%) SIEM
8 1 (3.23%) Change Control
8 1 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) C#
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
1 6 (19.35%) Python
1 6 (19.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) CISSP
2 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) CEH
3 7 (22.58%) GCIH
3 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) CISM
4 6 (19.35%) GCIA
4 6 (19.35%) GIAC
5 2 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (9.68%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.23%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Intel Security
2 7 (22.58%) AppSense
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) ArcSight
4 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) FireEye
4 4 (12.90%) GFI Software
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) LogRhythm
4 4 (12.90%) Rapid7
4 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
4 4 (12.90%) Symantec
4 4 (12.90%) TippingPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft