Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for GIAC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 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.

Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - -
Contract jobs citing GIAC 3 12 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.58% 1.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 3.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £538 £520 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £520 -
% change year-on-year +0.96% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

GIAC is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 191 304 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 37.16% 28.23% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 188 255
Median daily rate £450 £445 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +15.58% -8.33%
10th Percentile £287 £238 £226
90th Percentile £638 £625 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 37
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.43 £11.95
90th Percentile £32.79 £49.13 £55.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -2.78%

GIAC
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing GIAC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for GIAC in Milton Keynes

GIAC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GIAC in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for GIAC in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GIAC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for GIAC.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) DevSecOps
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
3 1 (33.33%) NIST
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) NIST 800
3 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

GIAC
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DevSecOps Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) DevSecOps
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Roadmap
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (33.33%) NIST
2 1 (33.33%) NIST 800
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Rapid7