Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 57 79
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 48 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.70% 3.27% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 3.70% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £520 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.87% -0.48% +16.11%
10th Percentile £200 £393 £380
90th Percentile £623 £570 £594
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £475 £520
% change year-on-year -7.89% -8.65% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -10.34%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £15.58 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +19.83% -62.59%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 594 973 1,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 82.96% 88.45% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 589 728
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +3.63%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £613 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 43
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.50 £16.58 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.51% +14.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.92 £9.35
90th Percentile £18.95 £47.50 £24.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.49% -1.39% +22.03%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 26 (54.17%) Security Management
2 23 (47.92%) CISSP
3 22 (45.83%) Management Information System
4 19 (39.58%) Firewall
4 19 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (37.50%) Legal
6 15 (31.25%) Information Security Management
6 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) ISMS
6 15 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 14 (29.17%) GIAC
8 13 (27.08%) TOGAF
8 13 (27.08%) SANS
8 13 (27.08%) CLAS
9 12 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (25.00%) Security Architecture
9 12 (25.00%) OWASP
10 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
10 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (22.92%) Patch Management
10 11 (22.92%) Security Patching
10 11 (22.92%) GDPR
11 10 (20.83%) Windows
11 10 (20.83%) Retail
12 9 (18.75%) Degree
12 9 (18.75%) Nessus

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) Documentum
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Azure
2 7 (14.58%) Office 365
3 5 (10.42%) Azure Stack
4 2 (4.17%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (10.42%) NaaS
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) Extranet
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) Intranet
4 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Burp Suite
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (37.50%) Legal
2 10 (20.83%) Retail
3 7 (14.58%) Law
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
4 3 (6.25%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 13 (27.08%) Security Architect
3 11 (22.92%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Coordinator
4 5 (10.42%) DevSecOps Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Test Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) EJB
1 1 (2.08%) JSON
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Security Management
2 15 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (31.25%) Information Security Management
2 15 (31.25%) ISMS
2 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 14 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (27.08%) TOGAF
5 12 (25.00%) OWASP
5 12 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (22.92%) Patch Management
6 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Security Patching
6 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 8 (16.67%) Change Management
9 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.58%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (14.58%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Java
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) CISSP
2 14 (29.17%) GIAC
3 13 (27.08%) CLAS
3 13 (27.08%) SANS
4 12 (25.00%) TOGAF Certification
5 9 (18.75%) CISM
5 9 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (18.75%) Degree
6 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.42%) CCNA
7 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.42%) MCITP
7 5 (10.42%) MCSA
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
10 2 (4.17%) CISA
10 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (2.08%) CEH
11 1 (2.08%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (39.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (22.92%) GDPR
4 3 (6.25%) QA
4 3 (6.25%) SLA
5 1 (2.08%) BS7799
5 1 (2.08%) NIST
5 1 (2.08%) NIST 800
5 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Nessus
2 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 7 (14.58%) SCOM
3 5 (10.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) McAfee
2 9 (18.75%) Qualys
2 9 (18.75%) Rapid7
2 9 (18.75%) Splunk
3 7 (14.58%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Meraki
3 7 (14.58%) Sony
4 5 (10.42%) Adobe
4 5 (10.42%) F5
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.17%) Mercator
6 2 (4.17%) Okta
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle