Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £648 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Security Consultant
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 74 100
Rank change year-on-year -31 +26 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 13 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.74% 1.57% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.68% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £648 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.89% - -17.24%
10th Percentile £468 £378 £398
90th Percentile £776 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £648 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +43.89% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1675 1187 1858
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 92.95% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 656 952
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £226
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 54 82
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £13.61 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.75% +6.75% -1.92%
10th Percentile £9.42 £8.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.20 £34.85 £19.95
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Milton Keynes

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (53.85%) CESG
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Security Management
7 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) CISSP
7 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 3 (23.08%) ISMS
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 2 (15.38%) Network Security
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (15.38%) OWASP
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) SAP
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (15.38%) GIAC
8 2 (15.38%) Electronics
8 2 (15.38%) Patch Management

Security Consultant Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Spring Security
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) CESG
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
5 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
5 3 (23.08%) ISMS
5 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (15.38%) OWASP
6 2 (15.38%) Patch Management
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) CLAS
3 2 (15.38%) GIAC
3 2 (15.38%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) Sourcefire
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Tufin