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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 61 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.11% 0.11% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.12% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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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
753 833 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.51% 93.28% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 484 277
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (60.00%) Information Security
1 9 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (40.00%) GIAC
3 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 6 (40.00%) OWASP
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) COBIT
6 3 (20.00%) SCADA
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
8 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) SCADA
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Information Security
1 9 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (40.00%) OWASP
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (6.67%) SIEM
8 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) GIAC
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (6.67%) Lumension
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago