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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 68 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
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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
835 814 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.66% 94.21% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 428 282
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 37
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £9.00 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 7 (70.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) OWASP
5 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (30.00%) SCADA
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) GIAC
5 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Data Security
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) COBIT
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) SIEM
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TACACS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) SCADA
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (30.00%) OWASP
4 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Data Security
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) SIEM
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Lumension
1 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
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