The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Security Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Consultant
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 52 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 1.81% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.89% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £498
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -

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
570 688 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.94% 95.96% 96.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 323 415
Median daily rate £400 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 41
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Security Consultant in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security
4 6 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) MS Project
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) CISSP
6 4 (22.22%) CEH
6 4 (22.22%) Legal
6 4 (22.22%) OSCP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (22.22%) Network Security
6 4 (22.22%) CREST Certified
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless

Security Consultant Skill Set
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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) CESG
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) OWASP
6 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CEH
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
3 4 (22.22%) CREST Certified
3 4 (22.22%) OSCP
4 3 (16.67%) CCNP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (11.11%) CLAS
5 2 (11.11%) GIAC
5 2 (11.11%) SANS
6 1 (5.56%) CCA
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) CCSA
6 1 (5.56%) CCSE
6 1 (5.56%) CISM
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Nexpose
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) GFI Software
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Rapid7
5 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.56%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.56%) VMware