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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 53 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.98% 2.61% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 3.10% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £348 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £504 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
544 613 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.67% 84.32% 79.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 329 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Intel Security
5 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) GIAC
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (25.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
7 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (20.00%) CLAS
7 4 (20.00%) SANS
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Wireless
8 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (15.00%) Juniper
8 3 (15.00%) Client/Server

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 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.00%) SSL
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Information Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Monitoring Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Security
4 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (15.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (15.00%) OWASP
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CISSP
1 5 (25.00%) GIAC
2 4 (20.00%) CLAS
2 4 (20.00%) SANS
3 1 (5.00%) APMP
3 1 (5.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) GCIA
3 1 (5.00%) GCIH
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nexpose
2 2 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) F5
2 3 (15.00%) FireEye
2 3 (15.00%) GFI Software
2 3 (15.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (15.00%) Rapid7
2 3 (15.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (15.00%) Symantec
2 3 (15.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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