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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 50 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.31% 1.20% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.26% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £550 £450 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -8.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £485 £495
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Security Consultant
Buckinghamshire

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
555 871 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.98% 95.19% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 405 478
Median daily rate £421 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 68
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) CISSP
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (15.00%) CEH
7 3 (15.00%) F5
7 3 (15.00%) OSCP
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) MS Project

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 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) X.509
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) OWASP
6 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Security Patching
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) CEH
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (15.00%) OSCP
4 2 (10.00%) CLAS
4 2 (10.00%) GIAC
4 2 (10.00%) SANS
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCA
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCSA
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) F5
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (10.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.00%) GFI Software
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Rapid7
5 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.00%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.00%) VMware