The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £60.98 £47.75
% change year-on-year -54.90% +27.70%  

Information Assurance 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 621 636 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.03% 85.83% 79.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 352 350
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 £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -18.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Milton Keynes

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Milton Keynes

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 12 (66.67%) CISSP
2 12 (66.67%) CESG
3 11 (61.11%) Security Architecture
4 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
6 7 (38.89%) RMADS
6 7 (38.89%) Cryptography
6 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (33.33%) Unix
7 6 (33.33%) IPsec
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) ISMS
8 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
9 4 (22.22%) Wireless
9 4 (22.22%) CISM
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) SMTP
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista

Information Assurance
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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (22.22%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) SMTP
2 4 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Security Advisor
2 4 (22.22%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Security Penetration Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Security Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Strategy Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) CESG
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Security Architecture
2 10 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 7 (38.89%) Cryptography
4 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (33.33%) ISMS
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Patch Management
6 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Fuzz Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
8 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (11.11%) OWASP
8 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 12 (66.67%) CISSP
3 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) CISM
6 2 (11.11%) IISP
6 2 (11.11%) ISACA
7 1 (5.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) RMADS
2 2 (11.11%) FedRAMP
2 2 (11.11%) HIPAA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
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