Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 59 74
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 +20
Contract jobs citing Information Security 41 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.33% 2.69% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.17% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 24
Milton Keynes median daily rate £520 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +7.78% -1.76%
10th Percentile £301 £408 £300
90th Percentile £750 £543 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -76.36% - -

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 1472 1104 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.54% 84.86% 80.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 645 861
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.65% +8.96% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.26% +26.59%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.35
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £25.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.86% +25.23%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 20 (48.78%) Management Information System
1 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
2 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (34.15%) Security Management
4 13 (31.71%) Information Security Management
4 13 (31.71%) ISMS
5 11 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (24.39%) Finance
7 9 (21.95%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (19.51%) OWASP
8 8 (19.51%) CISM
8 8 (19.51%) Legal
9 7 (17.07%) CISSP
10 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
10 6 (14.63%) CRAMM
10 6 (14.63%) IT Governance
10 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.63%) ISO 31000
11 5 (12.20%) Information Assurance
11 5 (12.20%) COBIT
11 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
11 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
11 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
11 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Legal
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Automotive
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Security Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Information Officer
3 6 (14.63%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (14.63%) Security Consultant
3 6 (14.63%) Security Officer
4 5 (12.20%) Compliance Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) IT Governance Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Application Security Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Mainframe Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) CESG
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Risk Management
2 14 (34.15%) Security Management
3 13 (31.71%) Information Security Management
3 13 (31.71%) ISMS
4 11 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (21.95%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (19.51%) OWASP
7 6 (14.63%) CRAMM
7 6 (14.63%) IT Governance
7 6 (14.63%) Security Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.20%) Data Protection
8 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.20%) Information Assurance
8 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) CISM
2 7 (17.07%) CISSP
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) CLAS
5 3 (7.32%) GIAC
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (7.32%) SANS
6 1 (2.44%) APMP
6 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.44%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.44%) CRISC
6 1 (2.44%) HNC
6 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (14.63%) ISO 31000
4 5 (12.20%) COBIT
5 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
6 3 (7.32%) QA
7 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.44%) GDPR
7 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (2.44%) JSP 440
7 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy
1 4 (9.76%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft