The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role 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 Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 67 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.65% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£515 £650 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.76% +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £394 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £690 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
931 765 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.00% 92.17% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 443 354
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £15.25 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Security Consultant in their job title 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 with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 13 (68.42%) CISSP
3 12 (63.16%) GIAC
3 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (63.16%) Cyber Security
4 11 (57.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (57.89%) OWASP
4 11 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Firewall
5 10 (52.63%) Security Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
5 10 (52.63%) Security Patching
6 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
6 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
7 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) Legal
8 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (21.05%) COBIT
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Security Consultant in their job title 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 with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (21.05%) Legal
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) Cyber Security
3 11 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (57.89%) OWASP
3 11 (57.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (52.63%) Security Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Patch Management
4 10 (52.63%) Security Patching
5 9 (47.37%) Security Architecture
5 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
9 2 (10.53%) Data Security
9 2 (10.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) CISSP
2 12 (63.16%) GIAC
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) COBIT
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft