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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 46 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.28% 2.22% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.68% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

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
522 596 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.15% 82.66% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 290 379
Median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.14 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 (46.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (40.63%) CISSP
3 13 (40.63%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
4 12 (37.50%) GIAC
5 10 (31.25%) Intel Security
5 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (28.13%) Ethical Hacking
6 9 (28.13%) CEH
6 9 (28.13%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (25.00%) GCIA
7 8 (25.00%) GCIH
7 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (25.00%) Python
7 8 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) VB
7 8 (25.00%) CISM
8 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 6 (18.75%) Unix
9 6 (18.75%) VPN
9 6 (18.75%) Juniper
9 6 (18.75%) Symantec
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (18.75%) F5
9 6 (18.75%) LogRhythm
9 6 (18.75%) ArcSight

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 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 5 (15.63%) SSL
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) Wireless
4 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.13%) BGP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) OSPF
5 1 (3.13%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Security Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Security Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Information Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Junior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) CESG
5 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (28.13%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (21.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 5 (15.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 4 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 4 (12.50%) Security Patching
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (9.38%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 8 (25.00%) Python
1 8 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) CISSP
2 12 (37.50%) GIAC
3 9 (28.13%) CEH
4 8 (25.00%) CISM
4 8 (25.00%) GCIA
4 8 (25.00%) GCIH
5 4 (12.50%) CLAS
5 4 (12.50%) SANS
6 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) APMP
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Nexpose
2 2 (6.25%) Nessus
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Intel Security
2 6 (18.75%) ArcSight
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) F5
2 6 (18.75%) Juniper
2 6 (18.75%) LogRhythm
2 6 (18.75%) Symantec
3 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
3 5 (15.63%) FireEye
3 5 (15.63%) GFI Software
3 5 (15.63%) Rapid7
3 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
3 5 (15.63%) TippingPoint
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) AppSense
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk