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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Consultant
Rank 51 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 12 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.78% 1.51% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.54% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
Median daily rate £425 £455 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -11.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £423 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £466 £430
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 - -
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
642 845 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.39% 97.91% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 487 507
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 40
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.04 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £22.50 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 9 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) CISSP
4 7 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) CESG
7 4 (19.05%) Information Security
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
8 3 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
8 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) F5
9 2 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (9.52%) OWASP
9 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
9 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
9 2 (9.52%) ISMS
9 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
9 2 (9.52%) IPsec
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) Cryptography

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (9.52%) FTP
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) IPsec
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) SMTP
4 2 (9.52%) SSH
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (23.81%) CESG
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (9.52%) Fuzz Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
6 2 (9.52%) ISMS
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) OWASP
6 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
6 2 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Network Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.76%) CCDP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
6 1 (4.76%) CCSE
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) F5
2 3 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec