Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 49 90
Rank change year-on-year +5 +41 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 39 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.13% 3.88% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 4.36% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 6
Median daily rate £397 £520 £825
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.56% -36.97% +57.89%
10th Percentile £327 £300 £486
90th Percentile £471 £572 £838
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £397 £550 £575
% change year-on-year -27.73% -4.35% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £15.25

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 315 895 1,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.98% 89.14% 86.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 545 717
Median daily rate £480 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +8.70% +3.50%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £235
90th Percentile £638 £595 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +8.57% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 65
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +18.52% -2.53%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.80 £8.93
90th Percentile £45.75 £38.00 £17.46
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.24
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.85% -5.05%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Information Security as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Information Security in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Information Security in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Information Security in Milton Keynes

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Information Security in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (100.00%) ISMS
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Sony
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (25.00%) NIST
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) CRISC
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ISMS
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) Ticket Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CRISC
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) NIST
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Sony