The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 49 53 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 23 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.08% 2.00% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 2.33% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Median daily rate £538 £463 £668
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.15% -30.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £431 £654
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £682
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +2.22%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 629 645 668
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.20% 85.89% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 362 348
Median daily rate £415 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Milton Keynes

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) CISSP
3 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
4 13 (35.14%) Security Testing
4 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
5 12 (32.43%) CESG
5 12 (32.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (29.73%) Windows
7 10 (27.03%) ISMS
7 10 (27.03%) Information Assurance
7 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
8 8 (21.62%) RMADS
8 8 (21.62%) Unix
8 8 (21.62%) IPsec
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) Cryptography
8 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.22%) Wireless
10 6 (16.22%) Information Security
10 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
10 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
11 5 (13.51%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
11 5 (13.51%) CEH
11 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (13.51%) GIAC
11 5 (13.51%) CISM

Cybersecurity
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 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
1 8 (21.62%) IPsec
2 6 (16.22%) Wireless
3 5 (13.51%) Internet
3 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.41%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Security Advisor
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Security Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.81%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Security Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Tester
7 3 (8.11%) SOC Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) SOC Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Strategy Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) CESG
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Online Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
1 13 (35.14%) Security Testing
2 10 (27.03%) Information Assurance
2 10 (27.03%) ISMS
2 10 (27.03%) Test Strategy
3 8 (21.62%) Cryptography
3 8 (21.62%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (16.22%) Information Security
4 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
5 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Security Patching
6 4 (10.81%) SIEM
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) C#
1 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.70%) Python
1 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (67.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (45.95%) CISSP
2 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) DV Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (13.51%) CEH
5 5 (13.51%) CISM
5 5 (13.51%) GIAC
6 4 (10.81%) CLAS
6 4 (10.81%) CREST Certified
6 4 (10.81%) OSCP
6 4 (10.81%) SANS
7 2 (5.41%) IISP
7 2 (5.41%) ISACA
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) GCIA
8 1 (2.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) RMADS
2 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (5.41%) FedRAMP
4 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
4 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Citrix
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.70%) Qualys
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago